Israel Defense Forces

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Palestinian protesters run for cover as Israeli forces fire tear gas canisters east of Gaza City on March 30, 2019. At least 10 journalists have been hurt by Israeli forces since late March. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)

At least 10 Palestinian journalists injured by Israeli soldiers while covering Gaza protests since late March

At least 10 Palestinian journalists were injured by gunfire, rubber bullets, and tear gas canisters fired by Israeli soldiers in the Gaza Strip from March 22 to April 5, 2019, according to the journalists, news reports, and local press freedom groups.

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Protesters take cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops near the fence of the Gaza Strip border with Israel during a protest on the beach near Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, on November 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

Three Palestinian photojournalists injured covering Gaza protests since November 19

Rashid Rasheed, a photojournalist and cameraman for the Associated Press news agency, was hit in his left leg by a live round fired by the Israel Defense Forces while covering a protest on a beach near the border fence west of the northern Gazan city of Beit Lahia on November 19, 2018, according to news…

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Palestinians protest against Israel's plans to demolish the Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, in the occupied West Bank, on July 13, 2018. Israeli forces arrested and detained a Palestine TV reporter in the West Bank on August 15. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

Israeli forces arrest, detain Palestine TV reporter in West Bank

Beirut, August 21, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about Israel’s arrest and ongoing detention of Ali Dar Ali, a reporter for the Palestinian Authority’s official broadcaster Palestine TV.

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A Palestinian woman argues with an Israeli soldier as the Israeli army removes containers used as a school, near Hebron in the occupied West Bank, on July 11, 2018. Israeli security forces arrested prominent Palestinian writer in Hebron on July 24. (Reuters/Mussa Qawasma)

Israeli security forces arrest prominent Palestinian writer in West Bank

Beirut, July 27, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the arrest and detention without charge of Lama Khater, a Palestinian blogger and contributing opinion writer to several media outlets, including Qatar-based Al-Jazeera, the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network, and the Arab online women’s publication Meem Magazine.

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Children play outside a closed store in Hebron in March 2018. Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian photojournalist in the city on June 11. (AFP/Hazem Bader)

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian freelance photojournalist in the West Bank

Beirut, June 19, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Israeli authorities to release Palestinian freelance photojournalist Bilal Hamid al-Taweel or disclose charges against him. Israeli security forces arrested al-Taweel at his home in the southern West Bank city of Hebron on June 11, according to news reports and the regional press freedom group…

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Palestinian journalist shot while covering Gaza protests

Beirut, June 8, 2018–Mohammed al-Baba, a photographer for Agence France-Presse, was hit by a live round fired by the Israel Defense Forces while covering a protest east of the northern Gazan city of Jabalia, according to news reports, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, reports shared by news outlets on social media, and CPJ interviews with local…

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A Palestinian man reads a book during clashes with Israeli forces along the border with the Gaza strip east of Jabalia on May 18, 2018. An Israeli police officer assaulted a Palestinian journalist covering pro-Gaza protests in Haifa on May 18. (Mohammed Abed/AFP)

Palestinian journalist assaulted while covering pro-Gaza protests in Haifa

An Israeli police officer assaulted Palestinian reporter Nahed Dirbas, a journalist for the London-based news website Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, while she was covering a protest against Israeli actions in Gaza in the Israeli city of Haifa on May 18, 2018, according to news reports, her employer, and the regional press freedom group SKeyes Center for Media…

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Palestinian medics evacuate a wounded photographer during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel on May 11, 2018. (AP/Adel Hana)

Palestinian journalist shot while covering Gaza protests

Beirut, May 11, 2018–Motasem Ahmed Dalloul, a reporter for the pro-Palestinian Middle East Monitor and manager of the news website Days of Palestine, was hit by a live round fired by the Israel Defense Forces while covering a protest east of Gaza City today, according to his employer and to reports shared by journalists and…

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Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli forces at Palestinian demonstrators on May 4, 2018. At least five Palestinian journalists were injured covering protests in the Gaza Strip on May 4 as the Israel Defense Forces used tear gas and fired live rounds to disperse demonstrators, according to reports. (Reuters/Mohammed Salem)

Five Palestinian journalists injured in week 6 of Gaza protests

At least five Palestinian journalists were injured on May 4, 2018, covering protests in the Gaza Strip, as the Israel Defense Forces used tear gas and fired live rounds to disperse demonstrators, according to news reports, social media posts by local journalists, and two local reporters — Moneeb Saada and Saud Abu Ramadan — with…

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A wounded Palestinian falls to the ground during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest in the southern Gaza Strip on April 27, 2018. At least seven journalists were injured on April 27 while covering the protests, according to CPJ research. (Reuters/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa)

Seven Palestinian journalists injured as Gaza protests continue

At least seven Palestinian journalists were injured while covering protests in the Gaza Strip on April 27, 2018, as the Israel Defense Forces used tear gas and fired live rounds to try to disperse protesters, according to the Palestinian Journalist Syndicate, news reports, and three local journalists–Moneeb Saada, Saud Abu Ramadan, and Sami Eissa–with whom…

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