Israel Takes Flak For Flotilla Warning Against Journalists
Local and international journalists respond to Israel's immanent threat.
The government of Israel has recently been under fire from local and international media after warning journalists planning to travel aboard a tentative Gaza flotilla that they will be banned from entering the country for ten years. According to the Foreign Press Association based in Jerusalem, the threat to punish journalists covering the Gaza flotilla
sends a chilling message to the international media, and raises serious questions about Israel's commitment to freedom of the press.”