Palestinians: This is How We Intimidate Journalists

Palestinian Authority police assault journalists

Seven Palestinian journalists are the latest victims of the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) continued crackdown on the media.

The repressive measures are aimed at silencing critical voices among the journalists and deterring others from reporting stories that reflect negatively on the Palestinian leadership in particular and Palestinians in general.

In the view of President Mahmoud Abbas and his PA, Palestinian journalists exist to write stories slamming Israel or praising PA leaders. Media, for them, is defined as a mouthpiece for Abbas, the PA leadership and the Palestinian cause.

Any journalist who dares to think outside this checkpoint is subject to severe punishment. Under Abbas and the PA, there is no room for an independent media.

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  • How do Muslims intimidate journalists?

    Easy. Murder!

  • vwVwwVwv

    Arabs, there no such thing as Palestinian, and the Arabs do what Arabs do.

  • Hard Little Machine

    I hope in the future Hamas drags gangs of these prisoners into the UN General Assembly and execute them there. If only to hear them blame it on the Jews,

    • Ed

      Very close to the NYT as well…