The Foreign Press Association in Israel condemned on Thursday the reported arrest of a television crew at a Rafah event celebrating the life of former Palestinian president Yasser Arafat.Also, Hamas arrested 30 people watching a movie on the life of Abu Jihad in the office of Ashraf Jom'a, a Fatah member.
In a statement, the FPA denounced "in the strongest terms," the detention of the journalists, who the association said were detained and ordered to turn over news footage to the authorities.
"The total ban by the authorities on all stills photographers wanting to cover the same event is unacceptable," the statement continued.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Hamas arrests journalists, confiscates footage, and more
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