Israeli Forces Detain, Assault BBC Journalists in Tel Aviv

A group of BBC journalists was brutally attacked by Israeli forces in Tel Aviv. (Photo: Screenshot)

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported on Friday that their team of journalists had been subjected to a violent attack and detention at gunpoint by Israeli police in Tel Aviv.

A spokesperson for the BBC stated that one of their teams from BBC News Arabic, who were operating in Tel Aviv, was traveling in a vehicle clearly marked as media. Nevertheless, the Israeli police detained and assaulted them last night.

A Direct Hit: Israel Kills Reuters Journalist, Injure Three Others in Lebanon

The spokesperson emphasized that journalists must have the freedom to cover the ongoing events in Israel and Gaza without intimidation or harassment.

On Friday, a journalist was killed and three more journalists were wounded after they were targeted in a direct strike by the Israeli army inside Lebanon.

The Reuters cameraman, Issam Abdallah, was reporting along with other journalists in the Lebanese border town of Alma Al-Shaab in south Lebanon when their car was struck by a direct Israeli hit.


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