15 injured journalists during the demonstrations, while the dispersion of demonstrators by the Israeli occupation
During the demonstrations that occurred on Friday, 15 of December 2017, against US President's decision in recognizing Jerusalem as the Capital of the Occupation Entity, 15 journalists were severely injured while covering these events.
The Committee monitored the following:
In addition, the committee monitored several death threats and incitement against Palestinian journalists on social media, namely Facebook, which raises high concerns over the safety of journalists in Palestine.
The threats were reported by a Palestinian journalist, as seen below:
The Journalist Support Committee with high concern, calls upon all Human Rights Organizations, the International Community and the International Federation of Journalists to condemn these violations against journalists and to exert necessary pressure on the "Israeli" to cease its beaches of international journalist safety laws and to bring the perpetrators to trial in order to to put an end on all forms of impunity.
Journalist Support Committee - Palestine
16 December 2017