Solidarity with Yemeni journalists on the sidelines of the International Federation of Journalists ' Conference in Tunisia

Solidarity with Yemeni journalists on the sidelines of the International Federation of Journalists ' Conference in Tunisia


The Tunisian capital on Tuesday evening witnessed a vigil of solidarity with Yemeni journalists abducted in al-Houthi jails on the sidelines of the 30th International Federation of Journalists conference.

Yemeni, Arab and foreign journalists took part in the vigil, which was held in front of the National Syndicate of Tunisian journalists, calling for the release of journalists detained in the prisons of the al-Houthi group in Sana'a.

During the vigil, the case of abducted journalists and violations against journalists in Yemen was presented, and Yemeni journalists met with activists and journalists ' rights defenders from around the world to explain the tragedy and abuse of Yemeni journalists over the past years.

The 30th International Federation of Journalists conference was launched Tuesday morning in Tunis with the participation of 300 representatives of journalists ' federations and unions in more than 120 countries around the world.

The opening session of the Conference discussed the future of the press in digital time, and the issue of trade union practices throughout the world, the Conference will see the election of the President and members of the Executive Body of the Union, which the Arab unions and federations seek to obtain representation in.

The conference, held under the slogan "for a Free Press", lasts for four days during the period (11-14) this month and includes seminars and workshops discussing the challenges facing the press and journalists.

In Tunis on Tuesday evening, the "Rights con" conference, organized by “Access now”, which discusses the "Human right in the era of digital journalism", and presents the experiences of journalists in their countries with digital journalism and the accelerating developments in this field and how to employ them to enhance the role of journalists In defending freedoms and human rights.

About 2,000 journalists and rights activists from around the world are taking part in the "rights con " conference, with 450 sessions of workshops, seminars and round tables where participants share their experiences in dealing with digital journalism and how to enhance digital security.


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