IDF detains two cameramen in West Bank

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December 7, 2007 17:25

 
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The IDF arrested two journalists on Friday as they covered a protest against Israel's West Bank security barrier for the international media. Two Palestinian cameramen, Eyad Mograbi of The Associated Press and Muhammad Abu Ganiyeh of Reuters, were released more than three hours after they were detained in the village of Um Salmona, near Bethlehem, said Eyad Mograbi, the AP staffer. Mograbi said he was arrested after refusing to move from the position where he was filming. Video footage of the incident shows a soldier pushing Mograbi, who then raises his hand but does not touch the soldier. The IDF said the cameramen participated in the protest, which included blocking a road, and had pushed and verbally abused soldiers before they were detained. Mograbi denied the allegations.

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