Palestinian photojournalist Moath Amarneh was seriously injured while covering protests in Surif, near the West Bank city of Hebron, November 15, 2019.

2019 Report: 255 Violations against Journalists in OPT by Israeli Forces

During 2019, Israeli military forces committed 255 violations against journalists and media institutions working in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). These figures appear in the annual report prepared by WAFA, the Palestine News and Information Agency, which the organization released on Sunday, January 5. The violations included the firing of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and…

The rally organized in Ramallah by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) against the decision by Israeli authorities to close down the offices of Palestinian TV in Jerusalem, November 21, 2019

Journalists Protest Israel’s Closing Jerusalem Offices of Palestinian TV

Hundreds of journalists joined a march and protest rally organized by the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS) on Thursday, November 21, against the decision by Israeli authorities to shut down the television offices of Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) in Jerusalem. The offices of PBC Television, a channel funded by the Palestinian Authority, received orders to close…

Rashid Rasheed being treated on the scene after he was wounded in the foot by an explosive bullet fired by an Israeli sniper after the demonstration at the fence next to the northern Gazan city of Beit Lahia had ended, November 19, 2018

Gaza: Four Dead from Last Friday’s Protests; Five Palestinian Media Personnel Wounded in a Month

Four Palestinians have died from wounds incurred during last Friday’s weekly protests across the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip. According to the Ministry of Health, the Palestinian fatalities from the December 19 demonstrations included Ayman Munir Shbeir, 18, from Deir al-Balah, who died the next morning of wounds he sustained during the protests…

Peter Beinart

“Shin-Bet” Regularly Intimidates Activists at Ben-Gurion Airport

Peter Beinart, a leading Jewish-American journalist, was detained for questioning at the Ben-Gurion International Airport while entering Israel, according to an article he published on August 13 in The Forward. Over the past two months, several incidents have been reported involving the detention of workers in human rights organizations, students, professionals, journalists, both Israelis and…