Israel detains Palestinian journalist, the fifth in one week

NABLUS, The Israeli military detained on Wednesday Palestinian journalist, Mohammad Muna, who runs Hawa Nablus radio station, after raiding his home in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, according to local and Palestinian security sources.

They said an army unit raided Muna’s home east of Nablus, searched it and detained Muna.

He is the fifth journalist to be detained this week. Four other Palestinian journalists working for Al-Quds TV, which was ordered shut down on July 9, were detained on Monday during raids at their homes in Ramallah.

This brings the total number of Palestinian journalists held by Israel to 30, according to the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency