Tag Archives: press freedom

CPJ’s Letter to Netanyahu: Israel must explain targeting of journalists in Gaza

Commitee to Protect Journalists | Dec 2, 2012 December 2, 2012 Hon. Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister of Israel 3 Kaplan St. P.O.B. 187 Kiryat Ben-Gurion Jerusalem 91919 Israel Via email: pm_eng@pmo.gov.il Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, The Committee to Protect Journalists is gravely concerned that Israeli airstrikes targeted individual journalists and media facilities in the Gaza […]

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Forum of journalists slam PA security for suppressing press freedom

[ PIC 30/05/2012 – 10:33 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The forum of Palestinian journalists strongly denounced the Palestinian authority preventive security agency for summoning journalist Suhaib Al-Asa for interrogation just one week after his release from an Israeli jail. In a press release on Tuesday, the forum said the PA preventive security ordered Asa to […]

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PMF: PA uses Judiciary to intimidate journalists

[ PIC 25/05/2012 – 10:06 AM ] GAZA,(PIC)– The Palestinian Media Forum (PMF) has strongly condemned the PA judicial and executive authorities’ decision to try the director of Radio Bethlehem 2000, George Canawati, because of comments on his facebook page. The forum said, in a statement on Thursday, that Magistrate Court of Bethlehem City has […]

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Journalists advocate group CPJ raps closure of Palestinian TV stations

Al Watan TV staff members look at the damage caused by Israeli troop during a raid on the station in Ramallah. Press TV Thu Mar 1, 2012 5:59PM GMT The non-profit Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned Israel’s move to shut down two Palestinian TV stations in the West Bank city of Ramallah. About […]

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Reporters Without Borders: Palestinian journalists under fire again from Israeli troops

Published on Tuesday 23 August 2011. Reporters Without Borders condemns the complete failure to punish abusive treatment of Palestinian journalists by the Israel Defence Forces in the West Bank. Many arbitrary arrests have been reported in the past two months and five journalists are currently held. Cases of Israeli soldiers deliberately firing on media personnel […]

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