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Israeli court indicts 5 Jerusalemite Palestinians over social media ‘incitement’

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Five Palestinian residents of occupied East Jerusalem were indicted by an Israeli court on charges of “incitement” on social media, Israeli news website Ynet reported on Monday. According to Ynet, the five Palestinians — identified as Muhammad Mahimar, 19, from Anata, Sufian Mahmoud, 26, from Issawiya, Muhammad Samasana, 23, …

7amleh has launched its field research“Understanding of Digital Security Among Palestinian Youth”

The study analyses qualitative and quantitative data that has been collected from all over historical Palestine (West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestinian citizens of Israel). The study seeks to address the objectives of internet usage, the security mechanisms that are commonly used and other phenomena widespread throughout Palestine youth relating …

19-year-old Palestinian detained for ‘inciting violence’ on social media

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli police detained a 19-year-old Palestinian from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya on Monday based on posts he made to his Facebook and Instagram accounts, amid a severe crackdown by Israeli authorities on Palestinian freedom expression. Israeli police spokesperson Luba al-Samri wrote in a statement …

Israel to install 765 cameras in Jerusalem

Jerusalem /PNN/ The Israeli ministry of public security, the police command and the Jerusalem municipality are planning to install new security cameras in Jerusalem, Israel Hayom newspaper revealed yesterday. The paper said a surveillance and control centre will be established in the Jewish settlement of Gilo, in occupied southern Jerusalem, …

2 Palestinians detained in East Jerusalem over ‘online incitement’

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli police detained two Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem over alleged online incitement, a spokesperson said on Sunday.Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said in a statement that the two youths, ages 20 and 24, were detained separately for individually posting on Facebook “praising the acts of terrorists …

Israeli forces detain 18 Palestinians for being in WhatsApp group

  BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces have detained 18 Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank for being in a WhatsApp group with a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli forces on Monday after allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement …

Palestinian sentenced to 17 months in prison for Facebook ‘incitement’

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Jerusalem magistrate court sentenced a Palestinian to 17 months in Israeli prison on Tuesday for “supporting terrorist organizations” on Facebook. Israeli news outlet Arutz Sheva reported that the Palestinian was a resident of the Shufat refugee camp, which is cut off from the rest of occupied …

Following 8 months house arrest, Palestinian woman sentenced to prison for ‘incitement’

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — After eight months under house arrest, 48 year-old Sahar al-Natsheh is getting ready to spend three months in Israeli prison. Al-Natsheh was detained on March 21, 2016 near the Bab al-Hutta Gate (Gate of Remission) of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem’s Old City. Al-Natsheh …

“MADA”: Escalation in the Israeli violations against media freedom during November

Ramallah- 27/12/2016- November witnessed significant escalation in total number of violations against media freedom in Palestine, where Israeli occupation committed the bulk. The Palestinian Center for development and media freedoms monitored in November a total of 31 violations against media freedom, committed by Israeli Occupation, and different Palestinian apparatuses in …

Israel reportedly jails Palestinian astrophysicist for incitement using Facebook ‘likes’ as evidence

“Prosecutors use the numbers of ‘likes’ and ‘shares’ of specified posts, while failing to connect these posts or these individuals, to acts of violence. The trend is an alarming one, in which the right to freedom of expression is severely obstructed.” To read more