Five Al Jazeera Female Anchors Quit Over Discrimination

Beyond the Veil | In a poorly reported by global media news story five female anchors from Al Jazeera have resigned, as the result of an internal inquiry lauched several month ago after eight female journalists signed an official complaint against Ayman Jaballah, a deputy editor known for his conservative views and ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. 

The inquiry concluded that the network was within its rights to dictate the appearance of its on-air presenters. The LA Times Babylon & Beyond blog reports that Al Jazeera i seeking a compromise with the women. 

The women say the problem isn’t only being told how to dress but years of unprofessional treatment by the news organization.