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Pornography and Political Control

At 4:30 pm on March 30, 2002, Israeli military forces took over Palestinian TV stations when they occupied Ramallah in the West Bank. Shortly after occupying the Al-Watan TV station, the Israeli forces began broadcasting pornography over…

The media’s Palestine problem

ABC’s November 25 Q&A program discussed the push by the United States to recognise illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine. Given this, you would have expected the panel to include a Palestinian. Instead, Q&A chose to ignore…

Gaza’s media feel the squeeze

When Sami Mushtaha and Reem Abu Hassira presented the 20 January edition of “Youth Hour,” a programme on Al-Quds TV about the problems and hopes of young people in Gaza, they did not expect that they too would soon feel the despondency they…

Groups Call for Halt to Attacks on Journalists

On 9 July, 33 press freedom and media development organizations met in London, in advance of the Global Media Freedom Conference to call on all participating States, to ensure the protection and safety of all journalists and media workers…