In a statement published on 18th March, the PJS called on journalists to join a protest in Ramallah to condemn the attacks.
According to PJS, in just the past 5 days 20 arrests, 10 physical assaults, 6 summons, 4 threats, 2 cases of home arrest and equipment seized have been recorded.
IFJ General secretary Anthony Bellanger said: "We demand Hamas stop their attacks and intimidations against the press immediately. Our colleagues working in the Gaza strip must be able to report freely on the current situation. We demand that all our colleagues are set free immediately. Journalism is not a crime."