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Palestinian Journalists Syndicate condemns Israeli arrest of media lecturer


RAMALLAH, Sunday, September 01, 2019(WAFA) – The Palestinian Journalists Syndicate condemned the Israeli forces’ arrest of Widad Barghouti, a media lecturer at Birzeit University, after raiding and searching her home in the village of Kobar, northwest of Ramallah.

The syndicate called on all international human rights and humanitarian institutions, particularly the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), to pressure the Israeli occupation authorities to immediately release all journalists detained in Israeli jails under false pretexts and to halt all flagrant violations against them.

The syndicate expressed its utmost concern over the escalated crimes and violations of the Israeli occupation with its various branches of the rights of Journalists, which it stressed contradicts with the most fundamental International legal norms and covenants that guarantee the right of journalist to carry out their work and criminalize attacks on journalists and violations of freedom of the press.


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