New York, March 2, 2004—Unidentified gunmen shot and killed journalist Khalil Al-Zabin today in the early morning hours while he exited his office in Gaza City.
According to local sources, Al-Zabin was the editor of the small-circulation magazine Al-Nashra, which published on an irregular schedule. In addition to his responsibilities as editor, Al-Zabin was a close adviser to Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and ran a human rights organization closely linked with the Palestinian Authority. Sources also said that he was a senior figure in Fatah, the political organization headed by Arafat. CPJ continues to monitor the case.
Israeli soldiers raid Palestinian media company's office
July 31, 2017 4:46 PM ET
New York, July 31, 2017--The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Israeli soldiers' raid of the office of PalMedia, a production company that provides broadcast services to Al-Quds TV and other broadcasters in the West Bank city of Ramallah....
Palestinian journalists injured covering West Bank protests
July 25, 2017 3:48 PM ET
Beirut, July 25, 2017--Israeli authorities should independently and credibly investigate reports that Israeli security forces injured journalists covering protests in the West Bank last weekend, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least six Palestinian journalists were injured while covering protests in East Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Hebron on...
Two journalists injured as Israeli police break up Jerusalem protest
July 20, 2017 5:24 PM ET
New York, July 20, 2017--Israeli authorities should ensure that journalists can cover protests and unrest safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least two journalists were injured on July 18 as police broke up protests in Jerusalem, the local press freedom group Palestinian Center for Development and...