114 Israeli Violations Against Palestinian Journalists During the First Half of 2020

Israeli violations against Palestinian journalists continue noticeably. The first half of 2020 witnessed (114) violations against journalists in the occupied Palestinian territories, including 21 violations during June.

Israeli occupation forces still continue chasing, arresting and targeting journalists, in a systematic and planned policy that aims to blur the truth and silence mouths, as well as suppressing freedom of opinion, in order to cover up its crimes and prevent journalists from delivering truth to international public opinion.

Israeli violations against journalists are 114 violations committed between 1/1/2020 and 30/6/2020

  • January: 27 violations
  • February: 26 violations
  • March: 9 violations
  • April: 4 violations
  • May: 27 violations
  • June: 21 violations.
  • The total number of Palestinian journalists wounded by Israeli rubber bullets, tear gas, severe beatings and other means of violation, were 51 journalists.
  • Number of arrests and detentions: 59 cases
  • Violations against institutions and press equipment: 4 cases

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