Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory / Middle East & North Africa

Journalists attacked in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory since 1992

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Hamas security forces repeatedly detain Palestinian cartoonist Ismael el-Bozom

April 2, 2020 12:20 PM ET

New York, April 2, 2020 -- Hamas-affiliated authorities should stop their campaign of harassment against Palestinian cartoonist Ismael el-Bozom, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Expert Bill Marczak: What journalists should know about coronavirus cellphone tracking

March 26, 2020 1:00 PM ET

Governments all over the world have been considering cellphone surveillance to help track and contain the spread of the coronavirus....

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Gaza police assault journalist Yasser Abu Athara while covering COVID-19 protest

March 20, 2020 1:05 PM ET

On March 15, 2020, Hamas-controlled security forces in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah assaulted Yasser Abu Athara, a camera operator for the Kan’an News Agency news website, while he was covering a protest against local authorities’ decision to turn two schools into quarantine centers for people infected...

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Israeli police arrest Palestinian journalist Mujahed Muflih at checkpoint

February 28, 2020 1:25 PM ET

Beirut, February 28, 2020 -- Israeli authorities should release Palestinian journalist Mujahed Muflih and drop any charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Israeli security forces arrest 1 Palestinian journalist, and injure another covering protests

February 3, 2020 3:45 PM ET

Beirut, February 3, 2020 -- Israeli authorities should reveal the reason for journalist Mohammad Malhem’s arrest or release him immediately, and should investigate the injuries sustained by journalist Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Palestinian journalist Sameh al-Titi arrested by Israeli authorities, held without charge

December 11, 2019 10:56 AM ET

Beirut, December 11, 2019 -- Israeli authorities should disclose any charges against Palestinian journalist Sameh al-Titi or release him immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Israeli forces raid Palestine TV and production company, order 6-month closure

November 21, 2019 11:20 AM ET

Beirut, November 21, 2019 -- Israeli authorities should allow Palestine TV and the Al-Arz Media Services Company to reopen their offices and resume their work, and cease conducting raids of media organizations, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh injured by Israeli forces

November 18, 2019 1:55 PM ET

Beirut, November 18, 2019 -- The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Israeli security forces’ injuring of Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh and called on Israeli authorities to immediately open an investigation into the incident and hold those responsible into account....

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Palestinian journalist Bassam Moheisen detained by Hamas forces in Gaza since October 23

November 1, 2019 11:14 AM ET

Beirut, November 1, 2019 -- Hamas security forces should immediately release journalist Bassam Mohammad Moheisen, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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Members of public assault Israeli journalist Daniel Siryoti in Kiryat Ata

October 28, 2019 3:55 PM ET

New York, October 28, 2019 -- Israeli authorities should investigate the assault on journalist Daniel Siryoti and ensure that the perpetrators are held to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today....

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