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MADA monitored 24 violations of media freedoms in November

Ramallah, 10/12/2014 - The violations on media freedoms in Palestine have continued unabated during the month of November 2014, with 24 cases monitored by the Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA).Physical assaults formed the largest part of these violations. In addition, a new Israeli policy meant to repress freedom of expression seems to be confirmed this month, which consists in the harassment of journalists, civilians and activists on the background of their writings on social media platforms. Indeed, following a first case on 28/8/2014, when Suhaib Zahde from Hebron was accused by the Israelis of incitement for his writings on Facebook and arrested for one week, another incident occurred in November. On 18/11 Mahmoud Abdul Raziq Osaili (aged 31), from Jerusalem, was arrested for his writings on Facebook after being summoned by the Israeli police for incitement against the IOF. He is still under arrest. Furthermore, it appeared that the...

MADA and the General Prosecution wrapped up

Ramallah-MADA: The Palestinian center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) wrapped up today a two days training workshop in Ramallah on freedom...

Israel classified Aqsa TV as a terrorist

Ramallah, 10/12/2014: The Israeli occupation authorities released yesterday Al-Aqsa TV correspondent in Ramallah Mustafa Al-Khawaja on 10,000 NIS...

MADA demands an investigation for the

Ramallah, 7/12/2014 - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) demands that the increasing number of attacks on Palestinian...

MADA condemns the threats of “ISIS-Gaza” against journalists and artists

Ramallah, 2/12/2014 - The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses its deep concern about the threats against 18 journalists, writers and poets contained in a declaration issued in the Gaza Strip on Monday 1/12/2014 by the so-called “Islamic State (ISIS) –...

Training for Birzeit University law students

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) organized a training session for Birzeit University Law students as part of their course on Human Rights Law. MADA’s General Director Mr. Mousa Rimawi gave a detailed presentation of the status of media freedoms and freedom of...

MADA organized a workshop for media students on freedom of expression

Ramallah, 25/11/2014: The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) wrapped up in Ramallah on Tuesday a two-day training workshop for Media students of Al-Quds university and Al-Asreyye college on the subject of freedom of expression and media legislations. On the first...

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