Soldiers raid Ramallah TV station


RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided a Palestinian television network early Wednesday in central Ramallah, briefly detaining four employees, journalists at Watan TV said.

Journalists at the television station said soldiers confiscated computers and broadcast equipment.

The four employees were were detained are head of production Abdul Rahman Thaher, correspondent Hamza Salaymeh, graphics expert Ibrahim Milhim and broadcaster Ahmad Zaki.

They were released after several hours, the network said.

“We were surprised by the Israeli raid at our station at 2:00 a.m.,” one of the workers said.

“They seized me and my colleagues and created a huge mess in the offices. They became very angry when they saw Khader Adnan’s photo hanging on our office’s wall.”

An Israeli army spokeswoman did not immediately return a call for comment.


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