International Federation of Journalists

Journalists demand UN probe into why Israel targeted them in Gaza

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
25 November 2012

Human rights activists denounce Israeli spokesman Mark Regev’s attempts to justify attacks on media offices.

Dozens of journalists, activists arrested as PA cracks down on dissent

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
1 May 2012
The Palestinian Authority’s arrest of journalists and activists critical of its policies are threatening freedom of expression in the West Bank, according to local human rights groups.

Israeli union defends internment of Palestinian journalists, threatens to leave international federation

One might expect a journalists’ union to defend the rights of other journalists against detention without trial (what Israel calls “administrative detention”). But it seems for the union of Israeli journalists, actually campaigning against the basic human rights of Palestinian journalists is what they do.
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