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Arab Journalists publish press freedom annual report.

| CAIRO, June 25 (KUNA) -- The Federation of Arab Journalists published its annual report on press freedoms in the Arab world Tuesday, affirming positive outcome regarding journalists doing their profession.

The federation said in a statement that the 140-page report monitored press freedoms current status with regards to violations of freedom of the press and efforts by press union councils in this regard.

The report highlighted development of public freedoms and violations against journalists through observation, field studies, and press national unions reports of 18 countries, members of the federation.

The report listed violations against journalists in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen and the downturn suffered by freedom of the press, confronting various types of regimes, including the role of the federation and media amid the continuing violence against them.

The report's second part provided field analytical vision on the situation of the freedom of the press in the Arab world.

The report noted that there is a positive development to journalists and their profession practices, pointing out to a decline in political systems control and monopoly of ownership to media outlets. (end) zab.mb KUNA 252350 Jun 13NNNN

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