Amid airstrikes and comms blackouts, Palestinian journalists risk their lives to tell the story of war
Palestinian journalist Najlaa Alskafi speaks to Gaza colleagues about the grave threats they confront in reporting.
Palestinian Digital Rights Coalition underscores the role of online hate speech in fuelling the unfolding devastation in Gaza.
“Lives hang in the balance, and governments need to urgently use their leverage to ensure that the order is enforced.”
Israel must respect the rules of war, credibly investigate any killings of journalists by its forces, and allow international journalists access to Gaza.
With a record number of journalists killed, and evidence that the IDF may have deliberately targeted some, press freedom groups call on the EU to urge respect for press freedom and journalists’ rights.
IFEX Middle East & North Africa Regional Editor Naseem Tarawnah looks at global efforts to hold Israel accountable for its crimes against Palestinians.
The hearing is a crucial opportunity to draw attention to Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people and to place these atrocities under international scrutiny.
“The massacre of journalists in Gaza, at least 79 of whom have been killed since 7 October, demands a determined response from the ICC. Only a thorough investigation will establish the immense extent of the war crimes against media professionals” – RSF
South Africa’s application is part of a growing trend to use the ICJ as a forum for accountability.
Meta should permit protected expression, including about human rights abuses and political movements on its platforms, says HRW.
“German authorities are using increasingly illiberal measures to curtail pro-Palestine activism. Under the guise of combatting Israel-related antisemitism, civic space for freedom of expression and assembly is shrinking.”
‘Al-Jazeera’ cameraperson Samer Abu Daqqa killed, correspondent Wael Al Dahdouh injured in drone attack in Khan Yunis
CPJ calls for international investigation and accountability for the attack.
Palestinian Digital Rights Coalition (PDRC) urges Wikimedia Foundation to re-evaluate its stance and take decisive action.
A look at how Israel exploits the occupation to test new surveillance technologies sold on global markets.