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MADA demands an investigation of the assault on the journalist Abu Fayyad

Ramallah- 19/5/2015 The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) expresses its concern over the assault on Al-Jazeera Net correspondent Ahmad Abu Fayyad on Sunday (17.5.2015) by the Palestinian Police in Gaza. MADA demands investigation in this assault and to hold the responsible accountable. Abu Fayyad reported to MADA that he went to cover the visit of the Turkish Minister of Al-Awqaf (Religion) to Gaza and the press conference that was supposed to be held according to an invitation by the Awqaf Ministry in Gaza to journalists. A plain-clothed security man pushed Fayyad while he was trying to take a picture for the Turkish minister; others expelled him from the hall which lies in the 4th floor of the ministry building; where outside another security guy hit him on his head and kept pushing him outside. He said: “The hit was painful and I do not know what they hit me with, my head swelled as a result of it. The pain was severe that I started hysterically...

MADA demands the release of Photojournalist

Ramallah – 23rd March 2015 – The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” demands the release of the freelance...

MADA demands an investigation on the assault

Ramallah- 2/3/2015- The Palestinian police in Gaza Strip detained and assaulted the editor at Sawt Al-Quds radio station Khaled Ismael Abu Mghaiseb...

MADA demands the release of the journalist

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) demands an end to the journalists’ arrest policy and the release of the...

MADA: IOF escalates the violations against journalists

Ramallah: The latest days witnessed an escalation in violations against journalists and media freedoms in Palestine in both quality and quantity. It should be pointed that these violations is escalating gradually since years. The most serious of these violations were the injury of Xinhua Chinese...

MADA: IOF escalates the violations against journalists

Ramallah:19/5/2015 The latest days witnessed an escalation in violations against journalists and media freedoms in Palestine in both quality and quantity. It should be pointed that these violations is escalating gradually since years. The most serious of these violations were the injury of...

MADA launches a media campaign

The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) started a media campaign under the slogan “We want media law that enhance freedom of expression”. The campaign aims to raise the awareness of the need to provide a healthy legal environment for the journalists. MADA’s...