Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NY TIMES MEDIA COLUMNIST BLASTS ISRAEL’S ATTACK ON JOURNALISTS

November 26, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

New York Times media columnist David Carr has added his voice to those condemning Israel’s acknowledged targeting and killing of three employees of Hamas news organizations last week. A spokeswoman for the Israeli Defense Forces described the journalists as “people who have relevance to terror activity.” Commented Carr in a column on Sunday: “So it […]

MORE TV REPORTERS GUNNED DOWN IN IRAQ

September 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Insurgent gunmen in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday shot and killed two TV reporters, Safah Abdul Hameed (aka Safa al-Din Abdel Hamid) and Safaa al-Khaiyatt, as they were leaving for work at the al-Mosuliyah satellite TV station. (The reports were somewhat confusing and may have referred to a single incident involving a […]

JOURNALISTS ON RAIDED FLOTILLA PROTEST TREATMENT BY ISRAELIS

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Some 60 broadcast and print journalists who were aboard the flotilla that was raided by Israeli forces on Monday have reportedly been released by the Israeli military and are being deported from Israel along with the 700 activists who were also aboard. However, all of their cameras, film, video recordings, satellite phones, and other equipment […]

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 […]