Settler Assaults WAFA Journalist in Hebron

24 Feb
6:06 AM

Israeli soldiers, on Saturday, assaulted journalist Mashhour al-Wahwah, who works as a cameraman with WAFA News Agency, while he was taking a video of a marathon organized by Jewish settlers in the Old City of Hebron, south of the West Bank.

Soldiers assaulted Wahwah and prevented him from capturing the video or taking pictures. They also briefly detained him before letting him go.

Also on Saturday, an Israeli settler assaulted the treasurer of the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee (HRC), Husam Abu Hadid, while he was walking in the old town quarter of Hebron, south of the occupied West Bank.

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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