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Kuwait- Israeli forces shut down Palestine Today TV




(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) RAMALLAH March 11 (KUNA) -- Palestine Today TV announced that Israeli army barged into its headquarters arresting three of its staff including its director and shut down the station over "allegations of inciting violence." Dozens of soldiers also invaded the TV's headquarters in the Tahouna area in al-Biereh after completely surrounding the area and confiscated broadcast equipment the TV reporter Jihad Barakat told KUNA Friday.Two nights ago the Israeli Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting and came up with a list of punitive measures against the Palestinian people and various media agencies. The cabinet decided to shut down many TV stations and media agencies for what it called "broadcasting incitement materials." Meanwhile the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate denounced the attack describing it as "part of the illegal Israeli attacks and escalated violations against media agencies and journalists in Palestine." The Syndicate called on Arab and international media agencies and unions to denounce the Israeli violations and to pressure Israel into halting these illegal policies targeting basic rights including the right to the Freedom of Speech. (end) nq.nfm


Kuwait- Israeli forces shut down Palestine Today TV

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