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Report: Palestinian Authority Blocks Critical News Websites

The independent Palestinian news outlet Maan reports that some eight daily news websites were blocked by order of the Palestinian Authority (PA). According to the report, the PA attorney general Ahmad al-Mughni delivered the instructions to block the websites to a Palestinian telecom company over the objections of other PA officials. The news sites often [...]
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Clinton Overrules Ros-Lehtinen’s Hold On U.S. Aid To Palestinians

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

Various news outlets reported last November that Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), chair of the House Foreign Affairs committee, had lifted her hold on all U.S. aid going to the Palestinians. Ros-Lehtinen said she was blocking the fu... Read Post

Palestinian Authority blocks critical websites

Industries / Media : Committee to Protect Journalists Blog (3 years ago)

New York, April 24, 2012--The Palestinian Authority has blocked up to eight critical news websites in the West Bank since February, according to a report released by an independent news agency on Monday.... Read Post

PA Must Stop Censoring Internet

News : The Daily Beast (3 years ago)

Last weekend, Palestinian Authority Attorney General Ahmad al-Mughni publicly defended the blocking of several websites critical of the PA government and especially President Mahmoud Abbas. It was the first effort by any official to... Read Post

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