Journalism Under Attack! Israel's Targeting of Palestinian Journalists with Ramzy Baroud

11 May
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Today we DeepDive into Israel’s targeting of Palestinian journalists.

This morning, veteran Palestinian journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, was shot dead by Israeli forces while reporting for Al Jazeera from a Palestinian refugee camp in Jenin, occupied West Bank.

Eye witnesses say Israeli snipers shot at her and a colleague, Ali al-Samoudi, who was also wounded by a bullet in the back, despite them both wearing press vests and helmets. According to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), at least 46 Palestinian journalists have been killed by Israel since the year 2000 and no one has been held to account.

Dr. Ramzy Baroud is the founding editor of The Palestine Chronicle and a distinguished author of many books, including his latest work alongside Prof. Ilan Pappé “Our Vision for Liberation: Engaged Palestinian Leaders & Intellectuals Speak Out” which can ordered now:

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Dr Ramzy Baroud

Dr Ramzy Baroud is a US-Palestinian journalist, media consultant, author, internationally-syndicated columnist and Editor of Palestine Chronicle (1999-present). He is a former Managing Editor of Middle East Eye, former Editor-in-Chief of The Brunei Times and former Deputy Managing Editor of Al Jazeera online.