Shrapnel

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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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The sun sets over the Gaza Strip on May 14, 2018. Seven Palestinian journalists were injured by gunfire in Gaza protests on May 14, according to reports. (Reuters/Amir Cohen)

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests

Beirut, May 14, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the use of gunfire by Israeli forces against journalists covering protests today in the Gaza Strip. At least seven Palestinian journalists have been injured by Israeli gunfire while covering today’s demonstrations, according to the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), reports shared on social media by media outlets…

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Israeli border police officers during clashes with Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on April 13, 2018. A Palestinian photographer Ahmed Abu Hussein died on April 25 from bullet wounds to his abdomen sustained on April 13 while he was covering protests in Gaza, according to reports. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

Second Palestinian journalist dies from injuries sustained covering Gaza protests

Washington D.C., April 25, 2018–Ahmed Abu Hussein, a Palestinian photographer for the Gaza-based Voice of the People Radio, died today from bullet wounds to his abdomen sustained on April 13 while he was covering protests in the northern Gazan city of Jabalia, according to news reports citing Gazan Health Ministry officials. Hussein is the second…

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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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Smoke from an air raid rises in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria on February 23, 2018. Abdul Rahman Ismael Yassin, a reporter for the pro-opposition Hammouriyeh Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a February 20 airstrike in eastern Ghouta, according to reports. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

Syrian journalist killed in airstrike in eastern Ghouta

Beirut, February 23, 2018–Abdul Rahman Ismael Yassin, a reporter for the pro-opposition Hammouriyeh Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a February 20 airstrike in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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A man inspects a damaged house in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, on February 22, 2018. Eastern Ghouta has been under constant shelling, airstrikes, and rocket fire from al-Assad forces and their allies since February 18, 2018 to the date of publication, according to news reports. (Reuters/Bassam Khabieh)

Syrian media worker injured in rocket attack in eastern Ghouta

Maher Abdelaziz, an engineer for the pro-opposition channel Orient TV, was injured in a rocket attack on February 19, 2018, in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta area outside of Damascus, according to his employer and the Syrian Journalists Association.

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