West Bank

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Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh is seen after being hit with shrapnel from a rubber bullet fired by Israeli security forces in Surif, the West Bank, on November 15, 2019. (AFP/Hazem Bader)

Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh injured by Israeli forces

Beirut, November 18, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Israeli security forces’ injuring of Palestinian photographer Moath Amarneh and called on Israeli authorities to immediately open an investigation into the incident and hold those responsible into account.

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A Palestinian man reads a newspaper on March 31, 2018. A reporter for the London-based Quds Press News Agency, Yousef al-Faqeeh, was recently detained in the West Bank. (Hazem Bader/AFP)

Palestinian security forces arrest journalist Yousef al-Faqeeh

Beirut, January 23, 2019–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Palestinian journalist Yousef al-Faqeeh, a reporter for the London-based Quds Press News Agency, and called on the Palestinian Authority to release him immediately.

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A street in the West Bank city of Nablus is seen on May 15, 2018. Two journalists were recently arrested in the West Bank; one has been released, but the other remains behind bars. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)

Palestinian security forces arrested two journalists in West Bank in late December

Beirut, January 9, 2019 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about the arrests last month of Palestinian journalists Zaid Abu Ara, a reporter for the London-based Quds Press News Agency, and Motasem Saqf al-Hit, a photographer for the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network. Al-Hit has been released, but Abu Ara remains in detention.

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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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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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Security officials keep watch during a protest in Ramallah on June 14, 2018. Journalists covering unrest in the West Bank say Palestinian Authority forces attacked and harassed them. (AFP/Abbas Momani)

Palestinian security forces assault journalists at West Bank protest

New York, June 15, 2018–The Palestinian Authority should investigate claims that its security forces assaulted and harassed journalists covering a protest in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Security forces assaulted at least five journalists and confiscated equipment during the unrest on June 13, according to news reports and the local press freedom organization, the…

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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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Palestinians rest near an Israeli checkpoint near Ramallah in the West Bank on June 1, 2018. Palestinian authorities to detained Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated news website Quds News Network, on June 3, according to reports. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman)

Palestinian security forces detain journalist in West Bank

Beirut, June 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Palestinian authorities to release Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated news website Quds News Network, or disclose charges against him.

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A Palestinian and a boy walk a dog along the Israeli barrier in the West Bank town of Qalqilyah in February. Israeli security forces arrested a Quds News Network reporter at his West Bank home on February 15. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)

Israeli troops arrest Palestinian journalist in West Bank

Beirut, February 16, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the arrest of Palestinian journalist Abdul Mohsen Shalaldeh. Israeli security forces arrested Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network, at his home in the southern West Bank town of Sa’ir, on February 15, according to news reports, the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, and…

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