Palestine TV

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Israeli police are seen in Jerusalem's Old City on May 31, 2019. Israeli police recently raided the offices of Palestine TV and a local production company in Jerusalem. (AP/Mahmoud Illean)

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

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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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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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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Palestinian protesters cover from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, on March 30, 2018. (AP/Adel Hana)

Palestinian journalists injured covering mass protest in Gaza Strip

Beirut, April 2, 2018 — Israeli authorities should independently and credibly investigate reports that Israeli security forces injured journalists covering protests in the Gaza Strip on March 30, 2018, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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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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Hamas security forces patrol the Shatti refugee camp in Gaza City, March 8, 2015. (Reuters/Mohammed Salem)

Hamas detains Palestinian journalist in Gaza

New York, June 14, 2017—Palestinian authorities in the Gaza Strip should immediately release Fouad Jaradeh, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Jaradeh, a reporter for Palestine TV, the official Palestinian Authority broadcaster based in the West Bank, was detained June 8 in Gaza City by authorities from the territory’s Hamas-led government, according to news…

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Israeli border police evict Palestinian activists at a campsite near Jerusalem on Friday. (AP/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

Israeli soldiers obstruct journalists during eviction

New York, January 15, 2013–Israeli soldiers prevented journalists from covering the eviction of a Palestinian campsite in the West Bank on Sunday, according to news reports and local press freedom organizations. The journalists worked for international news outlets including The Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse, CNN, and Al-Jazeera, as well as local media including Raya…

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Israel arrests head of Palestinian prison news channel

New York, May 22, 2012–Israeli authorities should release the director of a new Palestinian satellite broadcaster who has been detained since Thursday, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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CPJ alarmed by IDF attacks on journalists in West Bank

Dear Minister Barak: The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by a recent spate of press freedom violations in the West Bank, including detentions, censorship, harassment, and physical attacks by Israeli soldiers. We ask that you ensure that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) examine the cases outlined below and discipline any individuals who are found to have committed violations.

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