World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


Being a jounalist can get you killed

Being a jounalist can get you killed

Bil'in villagers protest Israeli attacks on journalists and pay tribute to journalists killed. Join us, Friday June 9th 12:00 pm, BIL'IN, West Bank

In the past month, attacks on journalists by the Israeli military during the demonstrations against the annexation barrier in Bil'in have escalated. Many of the photographers and reporters covering the demonstrations have been injured and hospitalized. According to the Bil'in villagers, Israeli soldiers have been told to "aim for the camera".

Bil'in will pay a tribute to journalists who dare to cover the occupation in Gaza and the West Bank by honoring six who have been killed by the Israeli army since the outbreak of the Al Aqsa intifada in September, 2000.

They plan to erect a monument on their land that is "behind the wall" that is earmarked for settlement expansion.

The monument will honour and bear the names of:

Raffaele Ciriello (42), Italian journalist killed by the Israeli army, Ramallah, 13 March 2002.

Imad Abu Zahra (35), Palestinian journalist killed by the Israeli army, Jenin, 12 July 2002.

Issam Hamza Tillawi (32), Palestinian journalist killed by the Israeli army, 22 September 2002.

Nazeh Darouazi (42), Palestinian journalist killed by the Israeli army. Nablus, 19 April. 2003.

James Miller (34), British journalist killed by Israeli army gunfire,
Rafah, 2 May 2003.

Mohamed Abu Halima, Palestinian journalist, killed by Israeli army gunfire, Balata Refugee Camp, Nablus, March 22, 2004

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

At The UN: Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer To Entry Into Force

The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer toward entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. More>>

ALSO:

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The End Game In Spain (And Other World News)

The coverage of international news seems almost entirely dependent on a random selection of whatever some overseas news agency happens to be carrying overnight... Here are a few interesting international stories that have largely flown beneath the radar this past week. More>>

Amnesty/Human Rights Watch: Appalling Abuse, Neglect Of Refugees On Nauru

Refugees and asylum seekers on Nauru, most of whom have been held there for three years, routinely face neglect by health workers and other service providers who have been hired by the Australian government, as well as frequent unpunished assaults by local Nauruans. More>>

ALSO:

Other Australian Detention

Gordon Campbell: On The Censorship Havoc In South Africa’s State Broadcaster

Demands have included an order to staff that there should be no further negative news about the country’s President Jacob Zuma, and SABC camera operators responsible for choosing camera angles that have allegedly made the President ‘look shorter’ were to be retrained... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On A Bad Week For Malcolm Turnbull, And The Queen

Malcolm Turnbull’s immediate goal – mere survival – is still within his grasp... In every other respect though, this election has been a total disaster for the Liberals. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Bidding Bye Bye To Boris

Boris Johnson’s exit from the contest for Conservative Party leadership supports the conspiracy theory that he never really expected the “Leave” option to win the referendum – and he has no intention now of picking up the poisoned chalice that managing the outcome will entail... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news