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A Participant runs past the Israeli barrier during the annual Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, March 23, 2018. Israeli troops on March 23 detained Bakr Abdel Haq, a correspondent for the Palestinian Authority's broadcaster Palestine TV, at the al-Karama border crossing between Israel and Jordan.(Reuters/Mussa Qawasma)

Israeli troops detain Palestinian reporter at border crossing

Beirut, March 27, 2018–Israeli security forces should immediately release Bakr Abdel Haq, a correspondent for the Palestinian Authority’s broadcaster Palestine TV, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Journalists remain hampered by lack of phone and Internet service, but Egyptians are finding their own ways to get the news in Cairo. (AP)

Mideast stations circumvent Al-Jazeera blockage

As massive protests endure throughout Egypt, the regime continues to disrupt the media as well as phone and Internet service. CPJ is closely following the censorship of the news, and will update on our blog today as developments break. Here’s what’s new:

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