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Journalists in Danger

RSF condemns unprecedented deterioration in press freedom

Reporters Without Borders
8 April 2002

Since Israel began its offensive against towns and cities administered by the Palestinian Authority 10 days ago, there have been about 40 cases of journalists being obstructed in their work (wounded, injured, arrested, expelled or threatened).

Attacks on the press continue in West Bank

Committee to Protect Journalists
10 April 2002

A journalist was shot today and several others were harassed while covering the ongoing Israeli offensive in the West Bank.

Press freedom groups protest Israeli restrictions

World Association of Newspapers
11 April 2002

Leading press freedom groups have called on the Israeli government to stop intimidating journalists and to allow media access to the West Bank in the current conflict.

RSF calls for the release of three Palestinian journalists

Reporters Without Borders
12 April 2002

On 12 April 2002, RSF called on Israeli army chief General Shaul Moffaz to release three Palestinian journalists held by the army for over a week.

AP reporter detained in West Bank

Committee to Protect Journalists
17 April 2002

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is deeply concerned for the safety of Associated Press (AP) reporter Mohamed Daraghmeh, who was detained by Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Nablus today.

Israeli troops continue to harass journalists in West Bank

Committee to Protect Journalists
25 April 2002

The Committee to Protect Journalists deplores the continuing harassment of journalists by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) troops deployed in the West Bank.

RSF calls for release of three Palestinian journalists

Reporters Without Borders
26 April 2002

On 25 April 2002, RSF called on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to release three Palestinian journalists, one of whom is ill.

IPI releases updated report on press freedom violations in Israeli/Palestinian conflict

International Press Institute
26 April 2002

Since the beginning of the Al-Aqsa Intifada on 28 September 2000, journalists have featured heavily among the victims. According to IPI’s research, six journalists have been killed and there have been another 59 incidents in which journalists were injured by gunfire or shelling.

RSF demands release of seven Palestinian journalists

Reporters Without Borders
6 May 2002

On 3 May 2002, RSF called on Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to free seven Palestinian journalists and to stop attacking press freedom.

CPJ protests detention of journalists

Committee to Protect Journalists
6 May 2002

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) strongly protests the Israeli government’s continued detention of several journalists in the West Bank.

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