Palestinian police on Tuesday shut the office of J-Media in Ramallah.
The director of the Ramallah office Alaa Al-Rimawi told Safa Press Agency that the police had closed the network’s office after “prohibiting (the) staff from accessing it or removing any of their personal belongings.”
— Quds News Network (@QudsNen) July 27, 2021
He added that he later received a summons for interrogation at the Ramallah public prosecution. The senior journalist called for “holding a press conference at the Lawyers for Justice syndicate to discuss J-Media’s office closure.”
— The Palestine Chronicle (@PalestineChron) July 8, 2021
Al-Rimawi was recently arrested for several days by the Palestinian Authority following his sermon at the funeral of political dissident Nizar Banat, who was killed by a police officer in Hebron (Al-Khalil).
Al-Rimawi was later released before going on a hunger strike after the public prosecutor transferred his detention from Ramallah to Hebron.
(MEMO, PC, Social Media)