Monday, January 20, 2020

IS ISRAEL TARGETING JOURNALISTS IN GAZA?

November 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Tensions continued to mount between the news media and Israel today (Tuesday) as airstrikes on Gaza hit a building housing the headquarters of several news organizations. The attack was aimed at heading the media operations of the militant group Islamic Jihad, and it succeeded. Israel said that it had killed Ramez Harb, the group’s media […]

ISRAEL-BASED JOURNALISTS CONDEMN WARNING ON COVERAGE

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Foreign Press Association, a group representing the news media in Israel, has condemned the Israeli government’s warning that it will punish journalists covering a 10-ship flotilla that is planning an attempt to defy the Israeli blockade of Gaza later this month. The flotilla is expected to carry up to 500 passengers, who include The […]

BBC TRUST REJECTS MOST COMPLAINTS ABOUT PRO-ISRAEL BIAS

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC Trust, which oversees content on the publicly funded broadcaster, has let the BBC program Panorama off with a rap on the knuckles after its August 1, 2010 investigation of the Israeli commando assault on a ship that was part of a flotilla organized by activists attempting to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza. […]

15 REPORTERS STILL BEING DETAINED BY ISRAEL

June 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders has demanded that Israel release 15 journalists who were taken into custody last weekend by Israeli forces during a raid on a flotilla attempting to breach Israel’s blockade of Gaza. The journalists, from Europe, Asia and Australia, have not been heard from since the raid, and their whereabouts are unknown. […]

JOURNALIST GROUP CONDEMNS ISRAELI GAZA CENSORSHIP

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders has condemned efforts by the Israeli military to censor reports from broadcast and print journalists who were aboard a flotilla carrying supplies to the Gaza strip. While those aboard the flotilla claimed it was only transporting humanitarian supplies to the blockaded Gaza population, Israel claimed that it was also carrying […]