Tag Archive for Aidan White

Female journalists demand union representation

Dozens of female journalists from Gaza rallied on Sunday in front of the office of the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate in Gaza City, demanding that membership be opened up to women. Journalist Dunya Isma’il called on the PJS to introduce a…

Call to postpone Palestinian journalists’ congress due to political interference

The International Federation of Journalists has called for a postponement of a historic Palestinian journalists’  union congress,  because of undue political interference. The Palestinian Journalist Syndicate announced on Wednesday that nominations were open for its leadership and a long overdue…

Journalist unions in Israel, Palestine and across globe condemn Israel’s action against Bethlehem-based journalist

Journalist unions in Palestine, Israel and  their global union federation, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) , have joined together in a call to denounce the detention of Jared Malsin,  the American editor-in-chief  of the English-language section of the Bethlehem-based…

Fatah will not interfere in January 5, Journalist Union elections

Fatah will respect the decision of the members of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate and the results of their upcoming election, according to reported comments by a member of the Fatah Central Committee, Mahmud Al-Aloul. The union elections being held are…

IFJ welcomes “historic opportunity” as Palestinian journalists agree to hold Congress

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has warmly welcomed the decision by the Palestine Journalists’ Syndicate (PJS) yesterday to hold a Congress early in February to elect a new leadership and to rebuild the unity and solidarity of journalists across…

Palestinian Authority cancels journalist union leader arrest warrant

UPDATE: Hours after issuing the arrest warrant against the Palestinian Journalist Union leader, Na’im Toubassi,  the Palestinian Authority Attorney-General announced he was cancelling the arrest warrant. The Attorney-General, Muhammed Al-Mughanni told Ma’an News Agency on Tuesday ( December 29, 2009)…

Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even in the face of political difficulties. The launch conference of the…

IFJ and National Federation of Israeli Journalists

The dispute over the the journalists global union federation expelling their Israeli sisters and brothers continues to attract a lot of attention in cyberspace. For the 2nd day in a row the International Federation of Journalists have issued a statement…