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SKeyes Condemns Killing of Photographer Khaled Hamad
July 22, 2014
Source: Gaza – SKeyes
Khaled Hamad, a 25-year-old freelance photographer, was killed during the shelling of an ambulance by Israeli tanks in the Shujaiya neighborhood, east of Gaza, on July 20, 2014.“We were covering the massacres carried out by the occupation forces in the Shujaiya neighborhood. I saw them with my own eyes targeting an ambulance, next to which Khaled was standing, wearing a bullet-proof jacket clearly marked “Press”. He was killed on the spot, as well as ambulance driver Fouad

Gunshots fired at Al Jazeera bureau in Gaza
July 22, 2014
Source: Source: Al Jazeera
 Gunshots have been fired into Al Jazeera’s bureau in the Gaza Strip amid an intensified bombardment campaign on the Palestinian enclave.The shots caused panic among the civilians living in the same building but no casualties have been reported in the incident on Tuesday morning."Two very precise shots were fired straight into our building", Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker, reporting from the bureau in Gaza said."We are high up in the building so we had a very strong vantage point over the

Bi-Monthly Report Executive Summary Press and Cultural Freedom Violations, May - June 2014
July 18, 2014
LEBANON, SYRIA, JORDAN, PALESTINEThe months of May and June 2014 were marked by extreme levels of violence by the Islamic State in Iraq and Sham (ISIS) against Syrian journalists and the death of several journalists under torture in the Syrian regime’s jails. Also, Israeli violations targeting journalists, across the Palestinian territories, have continued alongside physical assaults on news providers by Palestinian security forces.Three movies were censored in Lebanon in May and Jordanian sec

Israel Denies Exit for Palestinian Artist in New Museum Show
July 15, 2014
Author: Myriam Vanneschi
Source: Hyperallergic
With less than a week to go before the opening of two shows that feature the works of Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar, I received a message from him that read: “The Israelis sent me back.” Another soon followed: “No trip to NY.”Jarrar was to take part in a panel on the opening day, July 16, of Here and Elsewhere at the New Museum, and be present for a separate solo show at Whitebox Art Center that I organized with him, opening July 17. We were

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