Ibraheem Hamed, a Palestinian television cameraman from Watan TV, stands in the station’s studio in the West Bank city of Ramallah February 29, 2012. (Reuters/Mohamad Torokman) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli raids on two Palestinian television stations on Wednesday has drawn international concern from media freedom groups and foreign governments who have contributed to the channels. [...]
Posts Tagged ‘ Reporters Without Borders ’
In Pakistan, a news media minefield In the most dangerous place on Earth to be a journalist, the media’s problems are reflections of the state’s incapacity.
Pakistani journalists say they face threats from both state and non-state actors, and lack any protection [EPA] In 2011, Pakistan was, for the second year running, the most dangerous place in the world to be a journalist. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), seven journalists were killed in the country as [...]
A picture made available on January 12, 2009, shows Palestinian journalists protest against the killing of two journalists in Gaza, Nablus in 2009 (MaanImages/Rami Swidan) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli authorities have extended the detention of a Palestinian journalist arrested on Nov. 16, a rights group said Tuesday. The brother of Isra Salhab told The [...]
Press freedom group: Rescind Gaza restrictions Published yesterday 18:49 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Reporters Without Borders is worried by the Gaza interior ministry’s adoption of new rules for foreign journalists that will restrict their access to the Gaza Strip, the group said Wednesday. Under the new rules, adopted in September, every foreign journalist wanting to [...]
Suu Kyi says an Arab Spring-style uprising is not the answer to Myanmar‘s problems [AFP] Democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi has said there are finally signs of political change in Myanmar after decades of military rule, but its long-suffering people are still far from real freedom. The Nobel Peace Prize winner told the AFP news [...]