November 2016 witnessed an increase in the total number of violations against media freedoms compared to October, Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” documented in its monthly report.
A total of 31 violations were monitored by MADA during November including 27 violations by Israeli Occupation Authorities and four violations by Palestinian security in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
The 31 violations monitored in November were considered as serious, the monthly report said.
Over the past month, 28 Palestinian journalists were denied travel from Gaza Strip to the occupied West Bank to cover Fatah Movement’s 7th conference in Ramallah.
Headquarters of four media centers were also stormed and searched during the reported period, MADA said.
The journalist Khaled Maali and photojournalist Nidal Natsheh were also detained during November, while the journalist Omar Nazal’s administrative detention was renewed for a month for the second consecutive time.
(Source / 09.12.2016)