Gaza, ALRAY - December 2013 witnessed a significant escalation against Palestinian journalists in the West Bank and Jerusalem, the Government Media Office(GMO) in Gaza reported.
The GMO documented, on its monthly report, 42 violations in December 2013 against journalists.
The IOF arrested four journalists while they were performing their duty in covering Israeli soldiers and settlers violations ; and they are Zied al-Shoibi, Ahmed Zyiada, Sabrin Dyab, and Ammar As’ad.
They also held 30 journalists on Hiwarah checkpoint in Nablus and they were subject to humiliation and inspection.
The report mentioned that eight journalists were wounded by Israeli gun shots or by inhaling tear gas. The journalists are Fadi al-Jayosi, Ali Dar Ali, Abbas al-Momni, Moa’z Meshal, Moahhmed Yasin, Manal Tamimi, Belal Dofsh and Sabrin Dyab.
The report also referred to humiliation cases against journalists where as Israeli soldiers forced the journalist Moa’mer Awad from Jerusalem to take off his cloths.