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Arrests of Palestinian journalists since start of Israel-Gaza war

Since the start of the Israel-Gaza war, an unprecedented number of journalists and media workers have been arrested — often without charge — in what they and their attorneys say is retaliation for their journalism and commentary. As of June 24, CPJ has documented a total of 46 arrests of journalists in the Palestinian territories…

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Israeli security forces injure at least 8 journalists covering protests in Jerusalem

New York, May 11, 2021 — Israeli authorities must ensure that security forces do not harm journalists covering protests, and should investigate attacks by police officers and soldiers who shot journalists with rubber bullets, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. On May 7 and 10, Israeli security forces injured at least eight local and…

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Soldiers guard an Israeli border crossing in the town of Metulla on December 4, 2018. A photojournalist living in East Jerusalem is currently sentenced to deportation to Jordan, a country he has no ties to. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)

Photographer detained, sentenced to deportation by Israeli authorities

Beirut, March 8, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the prolonged detention of Mustafa al-Kharouf, a photographer for the Turkish state-owned Anadolu Agency, and called for Israeli authorities to either clarify the reasons for his detention and deportation order or release him immediately.

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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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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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Israeli border police throw tear gas during clashes after a funeral in the Qalandiya refugee camp near the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 29, 2013. (AP/Majdi Mohammed)

Journalists covering protests targeted by Israeli forces

New York, December 2, 2013–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the reported targeting of journalists covering protests in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

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