Each member has the following rights:
- Participate in the committees and bodies affiliated to BJA.
- Participate in the researches and studies prepared by BJA.
- Participate in meetings and conferences that BJA holds or take part in.
- Receive BJA’s newsletters and publications either free or at discounted prices.
- Benefit from the information and database as well as books and studies available at BJA.
- Benefit from privileges granted by the public sector and any other bodies whether be it legal, administrative or financial facilities.
- Participate in BJA’s General Assembly meetings and discussions.
BJA’s commitments towards its members:
BJA is committed to ensure the following rights to its members as long as they do not contradict the country’s laws and journalism codes:
- Receive news, information and statistics from their source and publish them, as well as publishing their opinions and comments.
- Enjoy protection against any pressures especially concerning the disclosure of their sources of information and the norms of their profession.
- Enjoy their job rights which do not allow making them accountable because of their job unless if they breach their duties and the norms of their profession.
- Not to be harmed physically nor morally because of expression of opinion or publishing true information.
- To write and publish and not to deprive them from such practices without any right to do so.
- Defend them in professional cases and seek to obtain from the pertinent bodies information pertaining to interrogations conducted with them.