Palestinian Press Photographer Committee : Israel targets journalists in Gaza

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The Palestinian Press Photographers Committee calls on photojournalist committees around the world to support Palestinian photographers against as Israeli Occupation solders targeting them in the last weekes.

Palestinian Press Photographer Committee said two journalists, Ahmad Abu Hussein and Mohammad Hajjar, were shot and injured by live bullets in the abdomen and shoulder respectively as they were covering the protests at Gaza-Israel border. Abu Hussein’s injury was described as critical.

In a letter addressed to the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and press photographers committees around the world, the Palestinian photojournalist’s Committee of the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate (PCJ) called for supporting their colleagues in Palestine by organizing activities and activities that reject crimes targeting photographers in Palestine.

Palestinian Press Photographer Committee at the Journalists Syndicate denounces the deliberate targeting of Palestinian photographers working in the Gaza Strip.

The photographer has been targeted in the last two weeks began when IOF  targeting photographer Yaser Murtaja, photographer work at Ayoun media agency last Friday.

Palestinian Press Photographer Committee calls for a serious attitude by human rights organizations that sponsor freedom of the press and protect journalists.

Palestinian Press Photographer Committee sees that there is an Israeli targeting intended to journalist & Photographer  in recent days with Israeli government’s clear decision that came from the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Minister of occupation army Avigdor Lieberman.

Palestinian Press Photographer Committee called on the International Federation of Journalists and Human Rights Organizations to send fact-finding and investigation committees to hold the occupation criminals accountable for their violations of human rights and journalists’ freedom by killing them.

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