Patrick O. Strickland – Independent Journalist

Doha Center for Media Freedom: Gaza journalists under fire

Entire neighborhoods in the Shujaiyya area of Gaza City were razed by Israeli attacks during the summer war. (Photo: Patrick O. Strickland)

In the Doha Center for Media Freedom’s annual report, I contributed a lengthy chapter on Israel’s press violations during the 51-day war on the Gaza Strip in 2014.

By directly and indirectly targeting press workers, Israeli attacks often resulted in the destruction of equipment, injuries and sometimes death. At least sixteen press workers — fifteen Palestinians and one Italian national — died during the Israeli attack on Gaza.

Click here to read the whole chapter, which starts on page 42.

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