Israeli forces committed more than 48 violations against Palestinian journalists during the month of November, the Government Media Office (GMO) in Gaza reported, Thursday.
The GMO published a monthly report in which it documented the violations committed by Israeli forces against the journalists.
The report, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, documented the detention of journalists Khaled Ma’lee, Nedal Annatsha, and Anas Abu Deais who were released later, and that of two journalists named Hamza Bernat and Abd al-Azeez. The Israeli courts extended the detention of Nedal Annatsha, Ibraheem Abu Safeya, Omar Nazzal and Anas Abu Dabas.
It also documented the injury of three journalists, the arson of two press cars and the raids of nine media facilities; six of them were printing houses and three were the homes of journalists.
The report also documented seven violations committed against journalists in Israeli jails. Israeli authorities imposed fines on three journalists as a condition to be released. The patient journalist Bassam Assayeh also reportedly suffered from medical negligence.
It also documented one case of threatening a journalist and closing the facebook account of journalist Khaled Ma’lee. It also banned four journalists from traveling, some of them from Gaza.
The monthly report also documented eight violations committed by Palestinian Authority against journalists in the occupied West Bank.
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