[Pnews] Israeli court extends detention of 4 Palestinian journalists

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Thu Aug 2 12:24:09 EDT 2018


  Israeli court extends detention of 4 Palestinian journalists

Aug. 2, 2018 - http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=780579
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said that 
the Israeli military court of Ofer extended the detention of four 
detained Palestinian journalists on Thursday.

PPS said that a court hearing session was held for the four 
journalists,Alaa al-Rimawi, Muhammad Ulwan, Qutaiba Hamdan, and Husni 
Abed al-Jalil Injas, all working for the al-Quds TV, who were detained 
during raids by Israeli forces on July 30th from the central West Bank 
district of Ramallah.

PPS confirmed that al-Rimawi declared an open hunger strike as a form of 
protest against being detained for his journalistic work.

A fifth Palestinian journalist who was recently detained 
<http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=780569>, was not scheduled a 
court hearing session yet.

These detentions brought the total number of Palestinian journalists 
held by Israel to 30, according to the Prisoners' Affairs Committee.
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