Posts Tagged ‘israel’

Israel – Journalists’ lives on the line in Gaza conflict

Reporters Without Borders is shocked and saddened by the death of the 26-year-old Palestinian news cameraman Khaled Hamad, fatally wounded two days ago as he was preparing a report on attacks by Israeli troops on Palestinian paramedics. Other media workers were wounded in earlier Israeli raids on the offices of news organizations. “Reporters Without Borders deplores the Israeli army's bombardment of Palestinian civilians, including journalists,” ... Full story

Israel – Israeli army deliberately targeting news professionals

Continuing confrontations in the Palestinian Territories and many cities in Israel are marked by Israeli authorities' flouting of basic rights, including freedom of information Since three Israeli teenagers were kidnapped on 12 June, and their bodies discovered 18 days later, the situation has deteriorated to dangerous levels. Hate messages demanding vengeance are flooding the web. Then, the body of a young Palestinian who had been ... Full story

Israel – Reporters Without Borders publishes “Palestinian Journalists Caught Between Three Sides”

Now that the Israeli army has launched “Operation Brother's Keeper,” the biggest military deployment in the West Bank since the end of the second Intifada in 2005 – with Palestinian media treated as targets - Reporters Without Borders today releases “Palestinian Journalists Caught Between Three Sides.” The detailed report, based on a mission to the Palestinian Territories in late 2013, reveals the double set of ... Full story

Israel – Israeli army issues raid threat to Palestinian TV station

Reporters Without Borders is dismayed and alarmed to learn that Michael Sfard and Noa Amrami, lawyers for the Ramallah-based Palestinian TV station Wattan TV, have been served with a notice by the Israeli army threatening the station with another raid unless it stops broadcasting. In a letter dated 24 April, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) legal department said the station's new frequency was allocated illegally, ... Full story

Israel – Increase in violence by Israeli security forces against Palestinian journalists

Reporters Without Borders condemns the action of the Israeli security forces in deliberately firing rubber bullets and teargas at two Palestinian journalists during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Ramallah on 16 May. The clashes broke out while the two journalists – Issam Al-Rimawi, a photographer for the newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, and freelance photographer Abdalkarim Al-Museitef – were ... Full story