Gaza – Press House
On January 10 – 11, 2022, Press House - Palestine (BAS) facilitated two hashtag tweet sessions on the topic of "Yes to Press Freedom" and "Journalists Have Power", to tweet about the importance of protection and legal awareness for journalists (women and men), as part of "Journalists have power" project activities, funded by the government of Canada.
With consideration of high preventive measures to prevent the outbreak of COVID-19, the two tweet hashtag sessions were held at Press House in Gaza City, with participation of a number of journalists (women and men), social media influencers and lawyers, who focused during these sessions on #Yes to Press Freedom and #journalists have power.
Ms. Nihal AbuHasan, Project Coordinator, said that the main goal of the tweet sessions is to raise the awareness on issues of media freedoms, journalistic rights and the importance of journalists' protection and legal awareness for them in Palestine.
The two hashtag tweet sessions, which used digital advocacy tools, have reached more than 30,835 users on social media platforms, to strengthen the importance of freedom of the journalistic work and the necessary to raise the legal awareness in Palestine.