Gaza - Press House
The Legal Protection Unit for Journalists at Press House - Palestine (BAS) has published a factsheet on the violations against media freedoms in Palestine in April 2021.
The factsheet explained violations committed against Palestinian journalists (women and men) by Israeli Occupation and internal entities in addition to the violations against digital rights.
In April 2021, the number of violations against media freedoms in Palestine has reached (31); the Legal Protection Unit at Press House has documented (22) violations by Israeli Occupation in the West Bank but no violations have been recorded in the Gaza Strip; the percentage of committed violations by Israeli occupation has reached (71%) of the total number of documented violations. Internally, The Unit has documented (6) violations in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank representing (19%) of the total number of violations. (3) Journalists have been exposed to digital rights violations representing (10%) out of the total violations.
According to the factsheet, the percentage of documented violations against media freedoms committed by Israeli Occupation in the West Bank has reached (100%) out of the total number of violations by the geographical region, while the internal violations committed in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank has reached (50%) for both geographical regions.
Also, in April 2021, the most prominent violations have been witnessed by the legal unit:
(5) Rubber bullet injuries, (6) detentions, (3) delaying a trial decisions , and (2) physical attacks. Internally, Palestinian territories have witnessed (2) cases of physical attacks by Israeli occupation, and internally, journalists have been exposed to (2) cases of physical attacks, (3) delaying a trial decisions , and (1) summon to a journalist for doing his job.
For more see the fact sheet below: