66 Israeli violations against journalists in July

66 violations against journalists

The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) carried out 66 violations against Palestinian journalists over the past month, official sources revealed.

According to Wafa news agency, Israeli violations against journalists and media institutions have notably escalated during July in total disregard of press freedom.

Over the past month, 39 journalists were injured and 18 others were arrested while nine media institutions were targeted by the IOF.

Earlier Tuesday, Israeli soldiers forced journalists working for Palestine satellite channel in the West Bank province of Jenin to delete video footage from a camera in their possession as they were making a report at Barta’a checkpoint.

(Source / 08.08.2017)

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