Saturday, July 18, 2009

Israeli forces detain camera crew and confiscate equipment

14.07.09 - 14:38

Ramallah / PNN - Israeli forces have detained a Palestinian television crew at a checkpoint in Ramallah.

The flying checkpoint was imposed at the northern entrance to the central West Bank city.

Occupying Israeli soldiers at the checkpoint have confiscated equipment belonging to the crew: Nizar Habash, Nadia Sarsour, Ibrahim Badwan, Khaled Melhem and Suleiman Abu Surur are being detained.

Hundreds of cars are unable to move through the barrier with entrance and exit in and out of Ramallah currently banned.