Browsing Tag Foreign Press Association

Bibi’s Security Detail Strip Searches Reporter

Yesterday, I blogged the uproar after an Israeli journalist smuggled a gun into the Knesset and pointed it at Prime Minister Netanyahu. Channel 10 sought to raise awareness for undetectable guns that can...

July 5, 2013 10:42 By :

5 Signs of Sinking Palestinian Press Freedom

Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas assault press freedom.

April 2, 2013 10:54 By :

Why Palestinian Journalists Are Right to Boycott Shimon Peres

It’s nothing personal against Israel’s president, Shimon Peres. Four journalists from the Jerusalem-based Al Quds refused to submit to a strip search by Israeli security guards outside the...

July 18, 2012 11:03 By :

Lynsey Addario and A Strip Search’s Fallout

Try to imagine the scene: An eight-month pregnant woman is made to go through X-ray machine three times, to the amusement of security personnel. Then she’s told she has to undergo a strip-search...

November 29, 2011 23:36 By :

“Cease Undressing Foreign and Arab Journalists at Official Events”

The Foreign Press Association‘s up in arms. Security guards asked an Al-Jazeera cameraman to remove his pants before an invitation-only interview with President Shimon Peres. The Jerusalem Post has...

October 5, 2011 15:21 By :

Reporters Strip Searched Again: Journos to Boycott Bibi?

The Foreign Press Association is rightly upset that three female reporters were strip searched by the Prime Minister’s security detail last week before a briefing by deputy prime minister Moshe Yaalon. AFP’s...

July 24, 2011 11:10 By :

Purim Spoof: Bibi Strip Searched at FPA Purim Bash

Security guards on duty at the Foreign Press Association’s annual Purim party strip searched Benjamin Netanyahu at the door. “Yeah, it’s a little extreme, but the guards, God bless them,...

March 17, 2011 17:25 By :

Palestinian Terrorists: Abusing Freedom of the Press

Terrorists launch attack across the Israel-Gaza border in a vehicle disguised as a TV truck.

June 13, 2007 12:00 By :

Update: Canadian TV Journalist Urges Boycott of Israeli Government Event

Neil Macdonald, CBC's Mideast correspondent instigates other reporters to join his protest.

January 20, 2003 12:00 By :