Foundation stones for a new press code proposed [Archives:2006/1000/Local News]

November 20 2006

Nadia Al-Sakkaf
ADEN, Nov. 19 ) The Yemeni Journalists Syndicate is leading a committee of journalists, Members of Parliament, NGOs, researchers and legal consultants on a draft proposal of the press code to be presented to Parliament. The committee was formed after a two-day discussion organized by the Human Rights Information and Training Center in Yemen, the Center for Defending Freedom and Journalists in Jordan and the International Research and Exchange Board. The discussions took place in Aden where 33 activists from the media, legal system and Parliament came together to integrate previous efforts in the media law issue and take it a step forward.

“The purpose of this project is to break the ice between journalists