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"To have to take those kind of steps makes journalists feel like they’re criminals. I don’t think we are."
It’s nearly impossible not to be upset about the Israel-Gaza conflict. It’s heartbreaking to watch, and simultaneously, we’re inundated with opinions from every direction telling us whom we should blame. This video, however, does an admirable job explaining the current situation without pointing fingers at one particular side.
This explains the recent events, but doesn’t really get into why the situation is as bad as it is. I understand the history is outside the scope of this video, so I don’t fault the makers for that, but I still think it needs to be noted.
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The Palestinian children killed by Israeli military forces - visualized.
My 5-year-old World Vision sponsored girl, Malak, is in Rafah. I’m waiting to see her name on Al Jazeera’s “Naming the Dead” list. But even if she’s never on there, other children are, so I’m saddened no matter what.
It’s a warning to all journalists that they could one day face a similar trial and conviction simply for carrying out their official duties. This feeds into a wider picture of a politicised judiciary and the use of trials to crack down on all opposition voices
Mohamed Lotfy, executive director of the Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms, responds to the sentencing of three Al-Jazeera staff in Egypt.
CNN also has a #FreeAJstaff timeline.