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The head of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate (PJS), Nasser Abu Bakr, has called on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) to condemn attacks on media and to send a commission to investigate the crimes against journalists in Palestine.
Press representatives from Palestine, India, Turkey, Namibia and America join Jeremy Dear, deputy general secretary of the International Federation of Journalists.
The International Federation of Journalists has called on the UN Security Council, to take urgent action to stop the deliberate and systematic targeting of journalists in Gaza.
Media offices have been bombed and Palestinian and international journalists arrested, beaten, and threatened by Israeli forces amid escalating violence in Gaza.
An urgent appeal has been filed today with three United Nations experts on behalf of all BBC Persian Service staff.
The complaint relates to Israel's systematic targeting of journalists working in Palestine and its failure to properly investigate the killings of media workers.
Good reporting can play a vital role in increasing understanding of violence against women and by holding governments to account for their responses to the issue.
New powers enshrined in the Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill must not override existing legal protections on press freedom.
UN reports document the death threats and reprisals BBC Persian Service journalists have faced.