Lebanon - Alerts
Diaa Abou Taam was beaten and cursed by members of the Lebanese Army Intelligence while he was on assignment shooting video for his investigations about seafront violations.
The attack followed an interview on 24 June with a Salafist sheikh who incited sectarian anger in the country.
Naji Mazboudi was attacked by two unidentified assailants while filming filming patients injured from clashes at a Beirut hospital.
Al-Jadeed reporter Ghadi Francis was beaten while covering the election of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party at Dhour Chweir.
Afif Diab was attacked in Chtoura on 2 June 2012 by four men, while the police refused to take any action.
Well-known activists Khodor Salameh and Ali Fakhri are being held at Damascus Road Station for expressing their support for the Arab revolutions through street art.
The political activist and the coordinator of the "Lebanese Sovereignty Movement" Mustafa Geha came under fire in his car while driving on a highway south of the capital. Four bullets pierced through his car.
Ali Shaaban was struck in the chest while working in the northern Lebanese town of Wadi Khaled near the Syrian border.
The film, "Beirut Bil Layl", was well received when it premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival.
George Al-Alam was interrogated regarding a book he published about torture he underwent while imprisoned at the Ministry of Defense prison.
Security services considered Nader Daoudi's film about the Iranian revolution to be "hostile" and banned it from the official competition in the Beirut International Film Festival.
The lawyers' syndicate in Beirut is investigating two lawyers who criticised a proposed project that would restrict its members from speaking to the media about human rights cases.
Imad Bazzi was detained for over 10 hours and questioned by Egyptian officials over an award he had received and about his relations with Egyptian bloggers.
Activists who gathered at the Syrian Embassy to show their support for the Syrian people were violently attacked while security force personnel looked on.
Saadeddine Shatila, of the international human rights group Alkarama, was summoned by the military intelligence and interrogated for more than seven hours.
Zeid Hamdan was detained for several hours based on an accusation that he had defamed the Lebanese president in a song entitled "General Suleiman".
Authorities have cancelled licenses to screen the Lebanese documentary "What Happened" at the Banned Movies Festival, following a previous ban on the Iranian movie "Green Days".
"Green Days", a documentary on the 2009 protests in Iran, was scheduled to screen as part of the "Banned Movies Festival" in Lebanon.
In a separate incident in Lebanon, unidentified men poured gasoline on the broadcast truck belonging to the Beirut-based television station Al-Jadeed.
Cameraman Ameen Chomar and journalist Mohammed Zaatari were targeted by protesters who wanted to prevent the media from covering the infighting among the demonstrators.