The killings of Palestinians are being documented as they occur – and but the violence isn’t easing. Plus, reporting on the Center East’s first World Cup.
Israel’s incoming authorities, elected six weeks in the past, is shaping up as essentially the most excessive within the nation’s historical past – waging warfare on media staff, then attempting to cowl up its crimes.
However proof of these crimes incessantly finally ends up on-line because of citizen journalism and satellite tv for pc imagery – and that’s making an affect, typically larger overseas than at residence.
Yara Hawari – Senior coverage analyst, al-Shabaka
Diana Buttu – Human rights lawyer & former adviser to the PLO
Joshua Leifer – Contributing editor, Jewish Currents
Daniel Levy – President, US/Center East Challenge
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Simply 5 months after fleeing Moscow and establishing store within the Latvian capital, Riga, unbiased Russian broadcaster, TV Rain, or Dozhd, has had its broadcasting licence revoked, as soon as once more. Producer Meenakshi Ravi outlines the NATO nation’s reasoning.
The Center East’s first World Cup
Ever since Qatar received its bid to host the World Cup 12 years in the past, soccer journalists have been reporting on points that go nicely past the pitch. Producer Johanna Hoes experiences, from Doha, on the information protection of the World Cup and what the event’s legacy may very well be for Model Qatar.
Abdullah al-Arian – Writer, Soccer within the Center East
Zahra Babar – Georgetown College in Qatar
Craig LaMay – Northwestern College in Qatar
Sam Cunningham – Chief soccer correspondent, The iPaper