The fierce clashes broke out on Friday between anti-settlement protesters and Israeli soldiers in the villages of Beita, Beit Dajan, and Kafr Qaddum. The protesters burned tires and threw stones at the Israeli soldiers stationed on the perimeters of the villages, they said.
Muhammad Al Hammadi, the association's president, called for protecting journalists and holding accountable all those who assaulted or killed them while performing their work.
Al Jazeera’s Palestinian reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was killed during an Israeli military raid in Jenin in the West Bank on Wednesday, and it has sent a wave of shock and sadness in the region. Journalists are the most vulnerable in conflict zones,
Israeli riot police on Friday pushed and beat Pallbearers at the funeral for slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, causing them to briefly drop the casket in a shocking start to the funeral procession.
Palestinians and the TV network said Israeli troops killed her, while Israel said she may have been killed by Palestinian gunfire or a stray shot from an Israeli sniper.
Israeli troops shot and killed a teenage Palestinian boy as clashes erupted when they entered a volatile town in the occupied West Bank early on Saturday, the Palestinian health ministry and local media said.
The Palestinian Authority, which administers parts of the occupied West Bank and cooperates with Israel on security matters, condemned what it said was a "shocking crime” committed by Israeli forces.
The men were killed when Israeli forces opened fire on a vehicle in which they were, the Palestinian news agency Wafa said. Israel's army said soldiers had come under fire during an operation to search for weapons.
"The outcome of the Israeli aggression on Jenin at dawn today: A 29-year-old martyr and 16 wounded with bullets and shrapnel were admitted to hospitals," the Palestinian health ministry said.