Journalists In and Out of GazaDecember 9, 2008 16:49 by BackSpin Editor
Reuters reports Israel has reimposed restrictions on foreign journalists entering Gaza. Expect another cycle of legal action by the mainstream media, as well as a sudden show of concern for Israel's image.
Best might be for the MSM to come by sea. Just today, the Free Gaza movement's boat, Dignity arrived with Ewa Jasiewicz aboard. Jasiewicz, a member of both the UK's National Union of Journalists and the International Solidarity Movement, was deported from Israel in 2004 after she "abused her NUJ Press Card in order to interfere with IDF [Israeli Defense Force] anti terrorist activities as a political activist. . ."
Other journalists arriving with the Dignity are reporter Othman Abufalah and cameraman Firas Tawfeeq, both of Al-Jazeera.