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Journalists in Danger

IPI releases report on press freedom violations for the period 28 September to 22 November 2000

International Press Institute
1 December 2000

In a detailed report on the crisis in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Areas, the International Press Institute (IPI) highlighted the disturbing number of injuries to journalists and media professionals between 28 September and 22 November 2000.

IFJ condemns attacks on journalists and media staff in Palestine

International Federation of Journalists
12 December 2000

The International Federation of Journalists, the world’s largest journalists’ group, today issued a strong statement condemning attacks on journalists and media staff in Palestine.

Press freedom violations in Israel and occupied Palestinian areas (28 September 2000 to 28 February 2001)

International Press Institute
6 March 2001

In December, the International Press Institute (IPI) highlighted in a detailed report the number of injuries and other press freedom violations against journalists and media professionals in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Areas. The report documented all known such cases since the start of the Palestinian uprising on 28 September 2000. IPI has now updated and revised its report, adding cases of press freedom violations since the beginning of the crisis until 28 February 2001.

Research on shootings of journalists in Israel and the Occupied Territories

Committee to Protect Journalists
21 June 2001

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today released its latest research into the cases of journalists wounded by Israeli gunfire while covering unrest in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since last September.

IPI updates report on Israeli-Palestinian conflict and calls for independent monitoring

International Press Institute
26 July 2001

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors and media executives, has updated and revised its report on press freedom violations related to the Palestinian Intifada. Covering the period from the beginning of the uprising on 29 September, 2000 until 24 July, 2001, the report provides a detailed examination of the serious abuses of journalists and media outlets in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and Israel.

Journalists refused access to two villages

International Press Institute
24 October 2001

In a 24 October 2001 letter to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, IPI strongly condemned the decision of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) to close the villages of Beit Reema and Deir Ghassana to journalists.

IFJ condemns Israel's press card rules as "spiteful discrimination" against Palestinian journalists

International Federation of Journalists
21 December 2001

The International Federation of Journalists today condemned the new accreditation procedure imposed by the Government Press Office (GPO) of Israel on Palestinian journalists.

Journalists protest at Israeli press ban

Jessica Hodgson
London
3 April 2002

Journalists’ groups have united in their condemnation of the Israeli authorities for failing to protect press freedom in the West Bank town of Ramallah.

Keep out, Israel warns US broadcasters

Jason Deans
London
3 April 2002

Israel has threatened legal action against CNN and NBC for ignoring military orders and broadcasting from the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, as part of the crackdown on foreign media reporting of its conflict with the Palestinians.

Journalists accuse Israel of media violation

Jessica Hodgson
London
22 April 2002

Reporters Sans Frontieres, the international pressure group for journalists, has condemned Israel in the strongest terms for its “grim toll of attacks on press freedom”.

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