PA detains journalist who wrote about diplomatic corruption

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March 26, 2012 16:49

 
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The Palestinian Authority on Monday detained a Palestinian journalist who wrote an article about corruption in the Palestinian diplomatic mission in France.

The journalist, Yousef al-Shayeb, was detained for questioning for 48 hours questioning following a complaint by the head of the diplomatic mission, Hayel Fahoum and his wife and deputy. The PA Foreign Ministry had also filed a complaint against Shayeb.

Shayeb, who works as a correspondent for the Jordanian daily Al-Ghad, was detained after refusing to reveal his sources, Palestinian journalists in Ramallah said.

The controversial article, which was published earlier this year, claimed that the diplomatic mission in Paris was recruiting Arab students to spy on Islamic groups in France.

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