DFB President Bernd Bettendorf warned the World Cup host Qatar a Few days prior to the start of the tournament to give the liberty of journalism.
We have placed ourselves plainly in the concern of human rights offenses. Naturally, the human rights likewise include press and liberty of expression, stated Bettendorf on Wednesday at RTL.
Several journalists had grumbled that they had actually been pressed or prevented in their reporting from the Emirate.
The representatives of the media need to have the ability to move freely, said Bettendorf: I hope that the Qataris intervene, and such incidents do not end up being the guideline.
The very first World Cup in the Arab world starts on Sunday.


Qatar lies in the ranking of journalism liberty of the company Reporter Without Borders in 189 out of 180.