Reuters cameraman expelled after being refused entry at airport

Reporters Without Borders
19 August 2002

On 16 August 2002, RSF protested the expulsion of Ahmed Bahaddou, a cameraman with the British news agency Reuters, who was put on a flight to Jordan on 15 August after having been refused entry to Israel and detained overnight at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport.

The wall in Tulkarem

18 August 2002

This footage follows the lines of Israel’s apartheid wall on a map. EI’s Arjan El Fassed filmed through which areas in and around Tulkarem Israel’s apartheid wall will be built. Most of the owners of the land already had been notified that their land was to be confiscated by military orders. The wall cuts a water pipeline built by the farmers.

Qalqilya wall

18 August 2002

Israel’s apartheid wall filmed on August 18, 2002 by EI’s Arjan El Fassed, in and around Qalqilya. Footage shows the wall from both sides of the 1967 demarcation line. This eight-meter high concrete wall, complete with lookout towers located every fifty meters along its length, traps and isolates over 12,000 people.

Unlawful forcible transfer/collective punishment

Amnesty International
16 August 2002

Amnesty International is concerned about the decision by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) to unlawfully transfer from the West Bank to Gaza three relatives of Palestinians believed to have been involved in organizing or carrying out attacks against Israelis.

Nothing happened

Gideon Levy
15 August 2002

”Nothing happened. Soldiers opened fire, no one was hurt. Not a thing happened.” Half a dozen bullets fired by an IDF soldier pierced the windshield of a taxi in which Gideon Levy was traveling this week. A personal account.

Israel deports Reuters cameraman

15 August 2002

Israel deported Reuters cameraman Ahmed Bahaddou, a Belgian national, to Jordan Thursday after detaining him overnight in a cell at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion airport.

Weekly report on human rights violations

Palestinian Center for Human Rights
14 August 2002

Israeli occupying forces this week continued their full-scale offensive in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), killing more Palestinians and destroying more public and private property.

Reuters cameraman detained at Israeli airport

Tel Aviv
14 August 2002

Israel denied entry on Wednesday to Reuters cameraman Ahmed Bahaddou, a Belgian national, and was detaining him overnight in a cell at Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion airport.

IDF is Responsible for Death of 'Human Shield'

14 August 2002

The death of Abu M’khisan illustrates the illegality of the policy outlined in the State’s response. Using civilians to enter homes is just as life threatening as the practices the State discontinued. The IDF must prohibit this practice as it did all others.

Gaza: Blood for blood, a meditation on power

Jennifer Loewenstein
Gaza City,
13 August 2002

There is a bouquet of plastic purple flowers in the center of a cheap wooden table. It’s easier to stare at it than into the faces of either of the men speaking. The air is suffocatingly hot — no breeze passes through the half-open window. I’m thirsty but won’t drink the orange soda our host passes around in paper cups.


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