Israeli authorities arrested seven Palestinian journalists in one week from the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Al-Khaleej Online reported yesterday.
The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (PPC) described this as a
“Dangerous escalation against the Palestinian information freedoms in the occupied lands.”
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In its ongoing attempts to shush the #Palestinian voice, IOF arrested 4 journalists over their works to Al-Quds channel. Watch this report to know the full story.#AlQuds_channel
fr. @ palplusenglishpic.twitter.com/io22V1df4r#CriminalIsrael
— KAKAPO➤Endangered (@178kakapo) August 1, 2018
According to the PPC, the Israeli forces yesterday arrested Ibrahim Al-Rantisi from Ramallah, who is the correspondent of the Turkish TRT channel, and the journalist Nader Peipers from occupied Jerusalem during a raid on his house.
As part of their policies to silence the Palestinian narrative, IOF arrested four Palestinian Journalists from the occupied West Bank. They are: Ala Rimawi, Mohammad Ulwan, Husni Injass and Qutaibah Hamdan. pic.twitter.com/9apdO4fNtq
— Basheer Abdrabu (@b622489) July 30, 2018
The two journalists were among 16 Palestinians who were arrested by the Israeli occupation forces during a detention campaign carried out in several West Bank cities and villages.
RT 972mag "Israeli security forces arrested six Palestinian journalists across the occupied territories over the past several days for alleged incitement https://t.co/sMrJZVNRIT"
— Richard Hardigan (@RichardHardigan) August 6, 2018
The Israeli army said in a statement that its forces had arrested 13 Palestinians who were “wanted” over activities related to the popular resistance against Israel.
(MEMO, PC, Social Media)