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Hamas official: No elections without West Bank freedoms

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 6 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Senior Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya said Monday that his party refuses to hold elections until they can operate freely in the West Bank. Responding to a question from a Ma’an reporter on why the Gaza government has not permitted the Central Elections Commission to update the […]

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REPORT: Violations of media freedoms in the occupied Palestinian territories

PNN FEB 28 2012 MADA/IFEX The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) has released its annual media freedom violations report for the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) in 2011. The report includes documentation of all violations committed against journalists and media freedoms monitored by MADA, in addition to analysis of the most prominent and […]

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Nablus village ‘refuses Israeli decision to curtail mosque’

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Maan News Agency – Febr 15, 2012 NABLUS (Ma’an) — Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that a Nablus-district Palestinian village remove speakers and lights from its minaret in order to placate Israeli settlers living nearby, village residents said on Tuesday. Village Council head Ali Eid […]

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Israel imposes security restrictions on Abbas and PA leaders

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. MEMO | Jan 16, 2012 Israel’s Shabak Security Agency has restricted the permit given to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to a period of two months only. Israel Radio has claimed that the Israeli occupation authorities have issued special permits to the heads of the Palestinian […]

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MADA: New Setbacks for Media Freedoms Last Month

PNN – Palestine News Network – Sept 12, 2011 According to a report by the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA), freedom of expression in Palestine faced a new setback in August when Israeli occupation forces arrested, detained and attacked journalists to prevent media coverage. The report says these incidents are major threats […]

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First Publication of Palestinian Media Affairs Magazine – MADA El-E’lam – incl Link 2 PDF

  27.06.11 – 11:55 Ramallah – PNN – A first issue of a new bi-monthly magazine called MADA El-E’lam has been published this week by The Palestinian Centre for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA). MADA El-E’lam becomes the first specific magazine focussed on Palestinian media affairs, helping to fill the information vacuum in this area […]

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