Posts Tagged “Journalists”

Journalists under assault in Syria

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Journalists under assault in Syria

Journalists under assault in Syria At least 70 Syrian journalists trapped in southwestern Syria The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern about dozens of Syrian journalists and media workers trapped in the southwestern Syrian provinces of Daraa and Quneitra. At least 70 journalists and media workers are caught in Quneitra between advancing forces aligned…

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

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The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza

The disturbing silence on Israel’s killings in Gaza Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on the…

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms By Ignacio Miguel Delgado Culebras CPJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent Recently proposed amendments to Jordan’s 2015 cybercrime law, including a vague and broad definition of hate speech, will further stifle press freedom on the pretext of protecting the country’s citizens, and could result in further…

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

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Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions

Kurdish journalist killed, others attacked amid post referendum tensions New York, October 30, 2017– CPJ today condemned attacks against the Kurdish media in Iraq and called on all parties to refrain from targeting the press as political and military tensions escalate over a Kurdish independence bid. In recent days, attackers stabbed to death a journalist,…

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