Israel: Palestinian journalist released following hunger strike
PEN welcomes the release, on November 8, 2017, of prominent Palestinian journalist Muhammed al-Qiq. He had been detained by Israeli authorities for almost one year under administrative detention following… More
Detention of Journalist Omar Nazzal Punctuates Crackdown on Speech in Israel
PEN America today called on the Israeli government to make public the basis for the arrest of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal. More
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