Media Law Working Group agrees on plan of work
Sunday, 04 January 2009 , Written by « ARTICLE 19 »   

The Media Law Working Group was established at a meeting on 21-22 March 2007, held in Sana’a, Yemen, to discuss and formulate proposals for progressive reform of Yemen’s laws affecting the media. The Group, convened by ARTICLE 19, Global Campaign for Freedom of Expression, and the Media Women Forum, includes representatives of a wide range of stakeholders interested in media law reform in Yemen.

The first meeting assessed the current state of media law in Yemen in light of international and constitutional standards on freedom of expression and identified the following three priority areas for urgent action:

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