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 August, 2021.
The factsheet highlighted violations committed against Palestinian journalists (women and men) by Israeli Occupation and internal entities, in addition to digital rights violations.
In August, 2021, the number of committed violations against media freedoms in Palestine has reached (61), the Legal Protection Unit at Press House has documented (55) violations committed by Israeli Occupation representing (90%) of the total number of violations and (4) internal violations representing (7%) out of total violations, in addition to digital rights violations representing (3%).
The factsheet showed that, the distribution of Israeli Occupation violations by geographical region has indicated that a number of (47) violations in the West Bank representing (85%) of the total number of violations and a number of (9) violations in the Gaza Strip representing (15%).
Internally, the factsheet indicated that the percentage of internal violations by geographical region showed that the violations in the West Bank representing (75%) and the violations in the Gaza Strip representing (25%).
During August 2021,the factsheet indicated that the most prominent violations against media freedoms as follows: preventing journalists from media coverage, confiscating or destroying journalistic equipment, physical attacks and injured by tears gas or bullets.
For more see the factsheet below: