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Palestinian demonstrators take part in a protest at the Israel-Gaza border, east of Gaza City on August 3, 2018. At least four Palestinian journalists were injured by gunfire and shrapnel while covering protests in the Gaza Strip between July 27 and August 10. (Reuters/Mohammed Salem)

Four Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire and shrapnel covering Gaza protests

At least four Palestinian journalists were injured by gunfire and shrapnel while covering protests in the Gaza Strip between July 27 and August 10, 2018, according to news reports, the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom, reports, pictures, and videos shared on social media, and Gazan photojournalist Moneeb Saada.

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Israeli forces stand guard as Palestinians sit outside shops in Hebron, in the West Bank on April 3, 2018. At least seven Palestinian journalists have been arrested since July 31, according to news report. (Reuters/Mussa Qawasma)

Israeli forces arrest at least 7 Palestinian journalists in West Bank

Beirut, August 7, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of at least seven Palestinian journalists in the West Bank since July 30 and called on Israeli authorities to immediately disclose charges against them or set them free.

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Protesters try to move part of the fence along the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on July 20, 2018. Freelance photojournalist Zaki Yahya Awadallah was hit by a live round fired by the Israel Defense Force while covering a protest east of Rafah city on July 20, according to reports. (AP/Adel Hana)

Palestinian photojournalist shot covering Gaza protests

Zaki Yahya Awadallah, a freelance photojournalist, was hit by a live round fired by the Israel Defense Forces while covering a protest east of the southern Gazan city of Rafah on July 20, 2018, according to news reports, the Palestinian press freedom group Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedom (MADA), and the regional press…

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A Syrian soldier at the Nasib border crossing with Jordan in Deraa, Syria on July 7, 2018. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the closed borders of Israel and Jordan, according to CPJ research. (Reuters/ Omar Sanadiki)

At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria

Beirut, July 10, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra.

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Palestinians rest near an Israeli checkpoint near Ramallah in the West Bank on June 1, 2018. Palestinian authorities to detained Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated news website Quds News Network, on June 3, according to reports. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

Palestinian security forces detain journalist in West Bank

Beirut, June 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Palestinian authorities to release Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated news website Quds News Network, or disclose charges against him.

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Palestinians stand next to a collapsed part of the Israeli barrier near a refugee camp in East Jerusalem on April 26, 2018. Israeli internal security forces and police on April 18 posted a Defense Ministry order to the door of Elia Youth Media Foundation ordering its closure, according to media reports. (Reuters/Ammar Awad)

Israel shutters Palestinian youth media office in East Jerusalem, citing terrorism

Beirut, May 2, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the recent closure of the East Jerusalem office of the Palestinian Elia Youth Media Foundation by Israeli forces and called on authorities to allow the group to work freely.

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A participant runs past the Israeli barrier in the occupied West Bank during the annual Palestine Marathon in Bethlehem on March 23, 2018. Palestinian Preventive Security Forces on April 18 arrested Hazem Naser at home in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem, according to news reports. (Reuters/Mussa Qawasma)

Palestinian security forces arrest journalist in the West Bank

Beirut, April 18, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the arrest of Hazem Naser, a Palestinian cameraperson and video editor for An-Najah Broadcasting Channel (NBC).

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A wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated during clashes with Israeli troops at the Israel-Gaza border at a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, in the southern Gaza Strip on April 9, 2018. Photojournalist Yaser Murtaja was injured when a live round hit him in the abdomen while he was covering protests in the area east of Khan Younis city and died the next day from injuries, according to reports. (Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

CPJ calls on Israel to hold killers of Yaser Murtaja to account

Beirut, April 9, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned comments by Israel’s defense minister over the weekend that appear to justify the killing of Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja in Gaza, and called on authorities to hold to account anyone who shot journalists with live ammunition. Murtaja died on April 7 of injuries sustained the…

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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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Undercover Israeli security personnel detain a Palestinian demonstrator during clashes at a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah December 13, 2017. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

Journalists assaulted covering protests in Jerusalem

At least 13 journalists were injured while covering protests and violence that broke out in Gaza, the West Bank, and Jerusalem over U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement on December 7, 2017 that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to local and regional press freedom groups and news reports. At least…

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