Journalists in Danger

CPJ mourns Italian photographer killed in West Bank clashes; Egyptian press vehicle shot at

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is shocked and saddened by the death of Italian free-lance photographer Raffaele Ciriello, who was killed this morning by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank city of Ramallah, according to press reports and eyewitness testimony. 

CPJ urges Israel to investigate shooting death of journalist, other attacks

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) today called on Israel to provide a full accounting of a series of incidents in which a journalist was killed and several others were shot at during the Israel Defense Forces’ (IDF) large-scale military operation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip last week. 

Israeli soldiers open fire on media, using stun grenades and rubber bullets

The International Federation of Journalists today launched a new appeal for Israel to stop targeting journalists and media after Israeli soldiers opened fire on a crowd of television and press staff trying to cover the meeting between United States envoy Anthony Zinni and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.