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Workshop to train journalists on the use of smart phones to support minority issues


Diwaniya / long-Presse

It concluded in the city of Diwaniyah, a workshop for the training of journalists and human rights defenders on the use of smart phones to industry press stories through the application (StoryMaker), and as participants emphasized at the workshop that the new technologies are sweeping today all private fields work-related journalist, stressed the need to support minorities to ensure their right to citizenship.
This came during the workshop organized by the Organisation (PAX) Dutch, in cooperation with the European Union and coordination with the province of Diwaniyah, for two days in the office of the province.
The project coordinator (We are all citizens) Manaf Mubarak, in an interview for the (long-Presse) that "the project included twenty preparation trained to use an application (StoryMaker), in April this year, to train (400), a journalist and activist and human rights defender in all the provinces, for the manufacture of four types of journalistic stories (video and image and audio and written) using a smart phone.
"Mubarak added that" all the trainees will work stories to promote citizenship, and follow-up minority issues objectively and impartially, to be Iraqi identity and the right of citizenship is the only criterion prevailing in the country within a democratic system and constitution, which guarantees the rights of all citizens, away from the color, sex, religion, nationalism, religion and sect.
"He said the project coordinator that" Our goal is to create New media relies on the use of modern technologies via smartphones journalist standards, "adding that" the organization PAX project (we are all citizens) includes several programs will be implemented in the coming period in all provinces.
"For his part, journalist Alaa visual, in an interview for the (long-Presse ) that "Altdrebh workshop, which lasted for two days, was not limited to the use of the application (StoryMaker) only, but extended to discuss the situation of minorities and ways to cover their cases to introduce them through the use of smart phones in the stories industry after the evolution of technology in all fields rapidly, especially it becomes applications and programs related to the work of journalists.
"For his part, civil rights activist, Samer al-Janabi, in an interview for the (long-Presse) that" all the participants in the workshop expressed their extreme eagerness to employ the skills they have acquired through training, to highlight the rights of minorities in a positive under the umbrella citizenship.
"turn confirmed the head of the Green Oasis Organization, Karima al-Tai, in an interview for the (long-Presse) that" minorities in the province of Diwaniyah suffer from exclusion and marginalization, and in spite of the short duration of the session and the pressure of time where, but we learned how the industry a real and objective stories and impartial using smart phones, you know Bmazlomathm and their right to live a decent life guaranteed by the constitution to all citizens.
"suffer minorities in Diwaniya (just a position 180 km south of Baghdad) from the look of inferiority society, and the denial of the rights of citizenship, and the reason for this absence of government representation and overlook institutions briefing on the follow up their cases!

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