Media Activists Needed in Palestine

In Press Releases June 2, 2016   –  This article is not translated, because it addresses those who are able to read and write English, the language of the ISM-Palestine Reports and Journals, and are willing to assist in writing these articles or making photo/video registrations on Israeli violent actions in occupied Palestine.

ISM is looking for media interns to come and join us in Palestine. This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring journalists or media workers to engage directly with the Palestinian struggle and to utilise and enhance their existing skills to humanize the voice of the struggle by reporting on events ranging from anti-occupation demonstrations to house raising demolitions.

The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led movement
committed to resisting the Israeli occupation in Palestine by using nonviolent,
direct-action methods and principles. Founded by a small group of primarily
Palestinian and Israeli activists in August 2001, ISM aims to support and strengthen
the Palestinian popular resistance by providing the Palestinian people with two
resources, international solidarity and an international voice.

You will be based in the West Bank, experienced and interested activists may be
placed in Gaza. Apart from gaining reporting and photography experience, you will
also be networking with existing media outlets and develop skills during media
meetings on reporting the occupation of Palestine. ISM is seeking a minimum 3
month commitment, and will provide accommodation during your stay.
ISM is a non-hierarchical solidarity movement. Consequently, you will not be
treated as a classical intern but rather as a fellow voluntary member of the activist
group. In this role you will establish contacts with local Palestinian and international media and help to define the ISM media strategy.

In order to apply please email with the following information:

1. Please send in any relevant information about yourself and experience or
background you may have in reporting and journalism.

2. Express why you are applying for this voluntary internship and what you
hope to gain from it.



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