TITLE

A catalyst for change

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Karen
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Middle East;Sep99, Issue 293, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the creation of the Centre for Media Freedom Middle East North Africa as a campaign group to defend and promote free speech with a Middle Eastern perspective. Composition of the organization; Objectives of the organization; Basis of the organization's principles; Founder and executive director of the organization; Number of journalists in prison in 25 countries across the world at the end of 1998.
ACCESSION #
2433067

 

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