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Palestinian Authority sentences journalist Abdulrahman Thahir to 3 months in prison

New York, February 3, 2022 – The Palestinian Authority should not contest journalist Abdulrahman Thahir’s appeal and should stop pursuing vague charges against members of the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. On January 20, a magistrate court in the West Bank city of Nablus sentenced Thahir, a freelance TV producer, to three…

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Israeli forces arrest Palestinian filmmaker Abdulrahman Thaher at his home in Nablus

New York, October 28, 2020 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called for the immediate release of Palestinian journalist Abdulrahman Thaher. Yesterday, Israeli security forces raided the home of Thaher, a Palestinian filmmaker and TV producer and presenter, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, arrested him, and took him to an unknown…

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Jordanian soldiers are seen in Amman on March 18, 2020. The Jordanian military recently arrested two journalists over their COVID-19 coverage. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)

Jordan arrests 2 Roya TV journalists over COVID-19 coverage

New York, April 10, 2020 — In response to Jordanian authorities’ arrest of Fares Sayegh, general manager of the privately owned satellite station Roya TV, and Mohammad Alkhalidi, the channel’s news director, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement:

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Palestinians protest against the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah, March 13, 2017. (Reuters/Mohammed Torokman)

Security forces beat journalists covering Ramallah protest

Palestinian Authority security forces attacked journalists from media outlets including the Jordanian broadcaster Roya TV, the Palestinian broadcaster Watan TV, and the news website Palestine Today as they covered a March 12, 2017, protest in the West Bank city of Ramallah, according to news reports.

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