Gaza – Press House
On Thursday, February 11, 2021, Press House – Palestine (BAS) organized a legal awareness workshop on the topic of “Publishing Photos & Records in Light of Palestinian Law” as part of “Strengthening Free & Independent Media in Palestine” project activities funded by the Norwegian and the Swiss Governments.
With consideration of high prevention measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID19, Mr. Abdullah Sharshra, coordinator of Legal Protection Unit for Journalists at Press House, and a group of journalists (women and men) participated in the legal awareness workshop.
Mr. Abdullah Sharshra reviewed the legal controls for publishing videos, recorded voices, and photos. He also indicated the legal standards of photography in private and public places and publishing issues concerning the rights of children and gender.
The workshop included many participations from journalists (women and men); most of them focused on the mechanisms to avoid the legal accountabilities as a result of publishing photos, videos, and voice records through media or social media platforms.