Silence of the Networks: Young Palestinians targeted for their online commentary

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People gather in front of the International Committee of the Red Cross building to stage a demonstration in support of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails in Ramallah, West Bank, 27 April 2021, Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Palestine: Journalist Alaa Al-Rimawi targeted by Israeli forces

MADA Center condemns the arrest of Palestinian journalist Alaa Al-Rimawi by Israeli forces and calls for holding perpetrators of continued attacks on media freedom accountable.

A man, wearing a mask due to COVID-19, browses a phone as he walks past graffiti depicting outgoing US President Donald Trump, in Gaza City, 8 November 2020, MOHAMMED ABED/AFP via Getty Images

Palestine: Rights groups condemn cyberespionage operations

A new report from Facebook reveals the company closed down groups of hackers affiliated with the Palestinian security agency that used spyware to target journalists, activists, and government critics.

Hanna Nasir, head of the Palestinian Central Election Commission, at a press conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah, 16 January 2021, after president Mahmud Abbas announced dates for the first elections in more than 15 years. AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images

Palestine: Elections highlight need to protect freedom of expression

With the announcement of the first general Palestinian elections in 15 years, MADA Center underscores the need to protect press freedom, freedom of expression, and the right to access information throughout the electoral process and beyond.