Tagged: Media

Palestinian Media Outlets Commit to More Coverage of Women’s Affairs News Roundup
Rasha Abou Jalal, Al-Monitor

Palestinian Media Outlets Commit to More Coverage of Women’s Affairs

The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs, in collaboration with local media, is deploying major efforts to encourage the media to address social affairs, and women’s affairs in particular...

on March 2, 2017
IDF Censor Redacts 1 in 5 Articles It Reviews for Publication News Roundup
Haggai Matar, +972

IDF Censor Redacts 1 in 5 Articles It Reviews for Publication

The Israeli Military Censor has outright banned the publication of 1,936 articles and redacted some information from 14,196 articles over the past five years. That is 1,936 articles that professional journalists and editors decided were of public interest but which never saw the light of day. In fact, the IDF Censor redacted at least some information from one in five articles...

on September 26, 2016
Israel Prosecutes a Palestinian Poet over Youtube Poem News Roundup
Nigel Wilson, Al Jazeera

Israel Prosecutes a Palestinian Poet over Youtube Poem

With a flick of her wrist, Dareen Tatour turned a page in her notebook, smoothed the paper and began reading aloud in a slow, steady cadence. "The charges are like pieces of clothing. They brought me these clothes and forced me to wear them, from my toes to my head," she said, before bursting into excited laughter at the novelty of her work being translated into English.

on June 20, 2016
Settlers Assaulted a Palestinian Videographer in Hebron, Wounding Him in the Head… News Roundup
B'Tselem

Settlers Assaulted a Palestinian Videographer in Hebron, Wounding Him in the Head…

Yesterday, 4 May 2016, at around 5:00 PM, Raed Abu a-Rmeileh, 42, Saher Jaber, 23 and Abd a-Razeq a-Salaymeh, 48, were making their way home after having closed their stalls in the Hebron market. According to the testimony Saher Jaber gave to B’Tselem, after the three men had crossed the al-Mahkameh checkpoint and were on their way to the ‘Abed checkpoint...

on May 5, 2016
Israel Holding 10 Palestinian Journalists, Six of Them Without Charges News Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Israel Holding 10 Palestinian Journalists, Six of Them Without Charges

Israel has arrested 19 Palestinian journalists since the latest wave of violence began last October, and 10 are still behind bars. The Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of persecuting journalists in order to intimidate them. It noted that six of those detained are being held in administrative detention, without charges, and said it’s not even clear what they are suspected of.

on May 3, 2016
Israel Continues Its Crackdown on the Palestinian Press News Roundup
Al Bawaba

Israel Continues Its Crackdown on the Palestinian Press

Israel's crackdown on the Palestinian press continued on Saturday as police detained a Palestinian journalist on his way to an international conference in Sarajevo. Omar Nazzal, an independent reporter from Ramallah, was arrested Saturday while crossing the border to Jordan, presumably on his way to the airport in Amman, according to 972 Magazine, a left-wing Israeli news site. Palestinians are forbidden from flying out of Tel Aviv.

on April 26, 2016
Palestinian Who Filmed Israeli Soldier Shooting Disarmed Man Dead in Hebron Receives Death Threats News Roundup
Lizzie Dearden, The Independent

Palestinian Who Filmed Israeli Soldier Shooting Disarmed Man Dead in Hebron Receives Death Threats

The man who recorded the moment an Israeli soldier shot a disarmed Palestinian man in the head says he has received death threats and abuse for exposing the killing. Imad Abushamsiya was having coffee with his wife at their home in Hebron on the morning of 24 March when he heard gunshots outside.

on April 16, 2016
Palestinian Who Recorded Killing of Wounded Terrorist Suffers Death Threats, Harassment News Roundup
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Palestinian Who Recorded Killing of Wounded Terrorist Suffers Death Threats, Harassment

Emad abu-Shamsiyah, the photographer who filmed the shooting by an Israeli soldier of a wounded Palestinian terrorist in Hebron last Thursday, says he has received death threats and suffered harassment since the clip was released. Abu-Shamsiyah, a resident of Hebron's Tel Rumeida neighborhood who sent the video footage to the B’Tselem human rights organization, told Haaretz on Monday that later on the day of the incident, he received a threatening phone call.

on March 29, 2016
Israeli Forces Order Closure of Palestinian News Outlet in Ramallah News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Order Closure of Palestinian News Outlet in Ramallah

Israeli forces during predawn raids on Friday ordered the closure of Falastin al-Yawm (Palestine Today) and TransMedia Production Company in the occupied West Bank hub of Ramallah, locals said. Locals told Ma’an that forces stormed the media outlets’ headquarters in al-Bireh and detained two journalists, confiscated property, and delivered military orders for the offices to be shut down.

on March 11, 2016
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