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Posted On: 5 June 2021 09:54 pm
Updated On: 5 June 2021 09:58 pm

Al Jazeera journalist arrested by Israeli police in Palestine

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Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent Givara Budeiri has been arrested by Israeli police for covering a demonstration in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. According to Al Jazeera, the correspondent was assaulted and the reporting team's equipment was also destroyed in the process.

The Al Jazeera team, reporting from occupied East Jerusalem, said that the correspondent was arrested even though she had a jacket with "press" written on it. They also mentioned that there was no obvious reason for her arrest.

The Israeli police has released a statement saying that 2 people were arrested because they were 'suspected of harassing security forces".


Source & Cover image credit: Al Jazeera