Gag Orders and the Freedom of the Press
I’lam Media Center requested that the court cancels the gag order imposed by the Israeli Police in the two gruesome murders: the murder of Wafaa Abhara by her husband, and the murder of the young man, Ahmed Hegazy, by the Israeli police. The Israeli police imposes a gag order when it serves its interests. The police’s attitude shows the disinterest it has when it comes to issues of violence in the Arab society. The restriction of information is a direct violation of the right for freedom of speech and publications.