Ahmad Mizher,a photographer for the Palestinian news agency Wafa, was detained by the Israeli army after photographing the new military checkpoint.

Mizher was near entrance of of Al Khader village in the area of the West Bank city of Bethlehem when troops decided to confiscate his camera and detain him for an hour, eyewitnesses reported.

local and international journalistshave been killed, injured or jailed since the start of this Intifada.