Newsletter 29



 
 
لحظة". حياة المخيمات في عيون الأطفال" 
 
Lahza: Camp life seen through children's eyes
Posted on 06/11/2008 - 19:16
Palestinians in Lebanon have been relegated to a sub-story in the larger Lebanese narrative. An innovative photography project, Lahza, seeks to change that by putting disposable cameras in the hands of children living in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. diana hassan alarid03(2).jpg 
في يوم الصحافة اليمنية: 6 سنوات سجن للخيواني
 
Press freedom - Yemen style
Posted on 06/10/2008 - 19:50
June 9 was meant to be press freedom day in Yemen. But this year, the celebration was marred by the 6-year prison sentence of perhaps its most famous dissident journalist, Abdulkarim Al-Khaiwani, on charges of terrorism. khaiwani.jpg 
دبي: الرفاهية على حساب المعاناة
 
The sleeping giant: foreign workers in Dubai
Posted on 06/06/2008 - 14:02
Dubai is a place that has become synonymous with an Arab rags-to-riches story. But Dubai's reputation as a rapidly expanding state has been built on the toil of exploited foreign workers. MENASSAT sent photographer Simba Russeau and writer Jackson Allers on a five-day trip to extract some of these workers' stories. Dubai Workers. © Simba Russeau / arabimages.com.jpg 
السوريون همهم "في الفضاء"... لبناني
 
Syrians love their Lebanese news
Posted on 06/04/2008 - 18:21
The Syrian population is increasingly obsessed with Beirut’s news, but is it because they aren’t getting the truth from their own local news or are there other reasons? MENASSAT went to the streets of Damascus to find out. watching nasrallah.jpg 
سليم بو خذير من سجنه: كنت أعرف أنني سأُعتقل
 
'I have taken a lot and I will take more'
Posted on 06/03/2008 - 19:02
Tunisian journalist Slim Boukhdhir has been in a Tunisian jail for 7 months, charged with refusing to give his ID-card to a police officer. MENASSAT highlights the case. tunisian journalist 
 
 
Offending, shocking, disturbing – a free press right?
Posted on 06/03/2008 - 16:10
At a World Association of Newspapers conference in Göteborg, Sweden, journalists said that the Danish cartoon crisis was manipulated by repressive governments – defending their own right to offend, shock and disturb audiences. prophet protests.jpg 
ضحكة قادته إلى السجن
 
Jailed for laughing
Posted on 06/02/2008 - 18:02
Yemeni journalist Mohamad al-Mokaleh has been in prison for two months for... laughing in court during the trial of another journalist. yemen trial 
جاين نوفاك: صوت من اجل اليمن
 
A New Jersey soccer mom's Yemeni crusade
Posted on 05/29/2008 - 15:37
A 46-year-old housewife from New Jersey has become a household name in Yemen because of her unrelenting campaigning for press freedom there. MENASSAT spoke with Jane Novak or simply 'Jane,' as she is known in Yemen. usa yemen