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  ניסן 2, 5771 , 06/04/11

HRW Reports on PA & Hamas Mistreatment of Journalists

A report issued by Human Rights Watch has revealed that Fatah security forces in the Samaria and Judea regions and Hamas forces in Gaza regularly threaten and blatantly sanction journalists in their territory.
Joe Stork, deputy director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa division, urged Hamas and the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority to put an end to the attacks on journalists, which he claims are violations against freedom of speech.
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