Friday, 11 March 2016

Al-Manar Voices Solidarity with Palestine Today TV after Israeli Raid

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Al-Manar denounced Israeli raid on Palestinian TV in West Bank, stressing it was a desperate attempt by the Zionist entity to silence a voice of resistance.

The Lebanese Communication Group, which includes al-Manar TV and al-Nour Radio, praised Palestine Today TV for conveying a genuine message.

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Palestine Today images the real resistance of the Palestinian people and their legendary steadifastness, the Lebanese communication Group said in a statement on Saturday.

Earlier on Friday, Israeli occupation forces raided the main headquarters of Palestine Today TV, in the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and shut it down. They also kidnapped its director, a cameraman and a Technician.

The group also voiced solidarity with Palestine Today TV, calling on Arab media outlets to take measures in a bid to exert pressure on the Zionist entity to release the director of Palestine Today TV, Farouq ‘Oleyyat, and to ensure safety of journalists especially in occupied Palestine.

Source: Al Manar TV
12-03-2016 - 11:04 Last updated 12-03-2016 - 11:04

IOF Shuts down Palestinian TV in West Bank, Arrests Director

Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday at dawn, the main headquarters of Palestine Today TV, in the al-Biereh city, in the Ramallah and al-Biereh District in the occupied West Bank, and shut it down. The army also kidnapped its director, a cameraman and a Technician.
Palestine Today said in a statement that the soldiers stormed and searched the home of its director, Farouq ‘Oleyyat, in Birzeit City, and kidnapped him.Palestine Today logo
The agency stated that the soldiers also confiscated equipment from ‘Oleyyat’s home, after violently searching it.
It added that 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 soldiers also invaded Transmedia Productions and News Services Company, in al-Biereh, and kidnapped a cameraman man, identified as Mohammad ‘Amro, and Broadcast Technician Shabeeb Shbeib.
Transmedia is a Media Company that provides satellite TV service to various stations, including Palestine Today.
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.
Source: Agencies
11-03-2016 – 09:43 Last updated 11-03-2016 – 09:43
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