The Maison des journalistes is a non-profit organization based in Paris, France. Founded in 2002 by journalist Danièle Ohayon and director Philippe Spinau, the Maison des Journalistes (MDJ) has a unique and concrete initiative. Its mission: defending fundamental values and free information in the world by welcoming and guiding media professionals recently finding refuge in France.

Types of assistance offered by the organisation:

Asylum assistance 

Target group: journalists

Operates in France*

The Maison des journalistes (MDJ) has a building with 14 bedrooms in Paris. These rooms allow the MDJ to welcome media professionals forced to leave their respective countries. They can stay there for the time necessary to obtain refugee status.

*available for any nationalities seeking asylum in France