Israeli Reporters Quit IFJ

July 20, 2006 18:12 by

IfjSix Israeli reporters renounced their membership in the International Federation of Journalists. This is in response to the IFJ censuring Israeli strikes on Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV. According to Haaretz:

IFJ members in Israel demanded that the censure be lifted immediately and asked why the IFJ did not condemn Hezbollah for firing rockets at Israeli journalists.

See here for more background info on the controversy.

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