5 August 2023
At approximately 5 p.m. on Friday, 5 August 2023, security forces arrested several individuals who were taking part in a gathering near al-Trans area, in the center of Jabaliya refugee camp, in the North Gaza District, to demand a solution for the electricity crisis and better living conditions. Among those arrested were journalists Mohammed Abdelrazeq al-Baba, 55, and Bashar Ahmed Taleb, 34. They were detained for 45 minutes in the Jabaliya police center. The journalists were released after their cellphones and cameras were searched. Additionally, security forces prevented lawyer Mohammed al-Bardawil from Al-Dameer Foundation for Human Rights from carrying out his duties at the location of the incidents.
Israel resumed the deliberate use of excessive and lethal force against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, killing one and injuring eight
Al Mezan strongly condemns the police crackdown on peaceful protests in Gaza and assaults on journalists
The police disperse a peaceful protest in North Gaza District
Al Mezan strongly condemns police attacks on peaceful protesters in Gaza and calls for swift investigation into reported violence
Violation of the rule of law in the Gaza Strip and its impact on Palestinians and their properties