Hadash poster: "Netanyahu go home!"

CPI/Hadash Call for Netanyahu to Immediately Resign Premiership

The Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Hadash (the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality) have called for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately resign from his office following police recommendations to the state’s prosecution to indict him in connection with two corruption investigations. An earthquake rocked the Israeli political establishment when the police endorsed…

Social TV’s reportage of the 2014 May Day parade in Tel-Aviv

More Attempts to Silence Independent Media in Israel

During the last few weeks, an item has been reported by a number of media organizations about the Ministry of Communications’ decision to cancel its support for “Israel Social TV” because it “undermines the foundations of the state and provides a platform to delegitimize Israeli soldiers.” The decision came after the movement “Reservists on the…

A member of Israel’s Border Police assaults journalists and medics assembled near Al Bireh, West Bank, October 30, 2015.

43 Journalists Covering OPT Jailed by Israel since October 2015

The Committee to Support Palestinian Journalists announced on Saturday, April 16, that Israel has detained 43 journalists in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) since October 2015, including two foreign reporters. The New York based committee said in a report that journalists have reported torture, medical negligence, and unreasonable and illegal rulings by the Israeli authorities…