Tagged: freedom of press palestinian style

B’Tselem and Hamas’ excellent adventure 0

B’Tselem and Hamas’ excellent adventure

YNet reports: A B’Tselem ad calling on Hamas to release IDF soldier Gilad Shalit “immediately and unconditionally” has been banned in Gaza, according to the Israeli human rights organization. The group spokeswoman said the...

Free speech, PalArab-supporter style 0

Free speech, PalArab-supporter style

I just saw another typical Israel-bashing website that masquerades as a Google News source called “Palestine Think Tank – Free Minds for a Free Palestine.“ As can be expected, it celebrates previous terror attacks...

Freedom of the press, PA-style 0

Freedom of the press, PA-style

A story I had been meaning to blog: The Palestinian Authority has decided to ban a number of journalists from entering the presidential Mukata compound in Ramallah. The decision is aimed at punishing the...

Freedom of the press, PA-style 0

Freedom of the press, PA-style

From Ma’an: Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces disguised as civilians detained two Ma’an journalists in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem on Tuesday. Ma’an’s Tulkarem correspondent, Sami As-Sa’i, and cameraman, Muayyad Al-Ashqar, were...

Freedom of the Press, Hamas-style 0

Freedom of the Press, Hamas-style

In the latest example of Hamas attacks on journalists: A Palestinian journalist with Saut Al-Quds (voice of Jerusalem) Radio Station accused members of the de facto government security in Gaza of torturing him as...

Freedom of expression, Hamas-style 0

Freedom of expression, Hamas-style

While Hamas and Fatah are trying to hammer out a reconciliation agreement in Cairo, Hamas has just warned printers in Gaza not to print any pictures of Yassir Arafat. Firas Press reports that Hamas...

Freedom of the press, Hamas-style 0

Freedom of the press, Hamas-style

For the second day in a row, Hamas has confiscated all of the West Bank newspapers delivered to Gaza: al-Hayat al-Jadida, al-Quds and al-Ayyam. Hamas is still saying that Fatah is responsible for the...

Freedom of the press, Hamas-style 0

Freedom of the press, Hamas-style

Hafez Barghouti is the editor of the Fatah daily Al Hayat al-Jadida newspaper. He has printed things that were critical of Hamas in the past year, and Hamas has revoked the credentials of Al-Hayat...