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Will Israel respond to query on targeting Gaza journalists? ~ by @pressfreedom

Joel Simon/CPJ Executive Director | Jan 28, 2013 Smoke rises following an Israeli airstrike on Gaza on November 17, 2012. (AP/Ariel Schalit) On December 2, CPJ sent a letterto Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requesting an explanation for airstrikes on media facilities during the November 2012 military action in Gaza. The strikes damaged two media […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | #Israel: RWB condemns air strikes on news media in Gaza city

REPORTERS WITHOUT BORDERS | NOV 18 2012 Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters without Borders condemn Israeli air strikes targeting news organizations in Gaza City today and call for an immediate end to such attacks. At least night journalists were reportedly injured and several local and international media were prevented from operating. “These attacks constitute obstruction […]

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Friends of Humanity demands freedom for Palestinian journalists

[ PIC 10/04/2012 – 04:55 PM ] VIENNA, (PIC)– The Friends of Humanity organization has called on the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) to release seven Palestinian reporters held in its prisons. The Vienna-based organization charged that the detention of journalists constitutes a flagrant violation of the freedom of the press. It said that no authority […]

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Human rights organizations concerned over persecution of Journalists in the WB

[ PIC 06/04/2012 – 11:31 AM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– Palestinian and international human rights organizations expressed concern about what they called “the high frequency of breaches against media freedoms and freedom of expression in the Palestinian territories.” On this issue, AFP published a detailed report on persecution of journalists, bloggers and social media users in the […]

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MADA campaigns amidst precarious media freedom in Palestine

Truth does not bother “Israel”. Pushing Buttons Do. To mute. “From Tweeting until Termination” Sunday October 16, 2011 01:43 by Alessandra Bajec – IMEMC News  Photo credit: MADA The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) launched two campaigns in early August demanding an end to attacks on press freedom by Israeli forces and […]

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MADA Report: Attacks on Journalists Escalate in March

15.04.11 – 19:16 Bethlehem – C Martin/PNN – These are not good times for journalists in Palestine. This the conclusion can be reached after reading the monthly media freedom violations reports published by MADA, the Palestinian Center for development and media freedoms. Archive This organisation defines itself as an independent, nongovernmental and nonprofit organisation that […]

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