Israeli soldiers close West Bank TV station

first_img to go further July 11, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Israeli soldiers close West Bank TV station May 28, 2021 Find out more News IsraelMiddle East – North Africa RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes Organisation Follow the news on Israel IsraelMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en June 3, 2021 Find out morecenter_img News Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists News Reporters Without Borders calls for the reopening of Afaq TV, a Palestinian commercial TV station based in the West Bank city of Nablus which Israeli soldiers yesterday closed for one year on the grounds that it was a “terrorist” media. The station has stopped broadcasting and seals have been place over its entrance.“Palestinian journalists must be allowed to enjoy the same freedom and ability to work as their Israeli counterparts,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Israel’s arbitrary measures against media in the Palestinian Territories are unacceptable and unworthy of a democracy. The military must put a stop to this policy of censoring Palestinian media.”Israel Defence Forces personnel placed seals over the entrance to Afaq TV and announced that it was being closed for a year for being “a terrorist organisation media” after carrying out a raid yesterday and seizing equipment and files.Afaq TV director Issa Abu el Izz told Reporters Without Borders he was outraged. “We are an independent media and, regardless of what the Israeli military says, we have never given our allegiance to any political movement, whether Hamas or any other,” he said. Izz has two weeks to file an appeal to the Israeli authorities.Israeli soldiers previously carried out a raid on Afaq TV’s headquarters in Nablus last December, searching the premises and seizing broadcast equipment, thereby forcing it off the air. The station had not been able to resume broadcasting until 1 March.A commercial station, Afaq TV has been broadcasting in the Palestinian Territories for 13 years. Receive email alerts News Help by sharing this information May 16, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

CANADIAN SANDRA OH WINS BEST ACTRESS IN A DRAMA TV SERIES AT

first_img LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Advertisement Canadian actress Sandra Oh has won best performance by an actress in a television series, drama, for her work in Killing Eve.Congratulations to Sandra Oh (@IamSandraOh) – Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama – Killing Eve (@KillingEve). – #GoldenGlobes pic.twitter.com/I08OzzUM0R— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) January 7, 2019The Golden Globes Awards co-host, Oh’s opening monologue shifted from jokes to real emotions when she talked about the show’s diverse set of nominees from films including Crazy Rich Asians. Oh teared up next to co-host Andy Samberg during the Globes opening bit on Sunday as she talked about saying yes to hosting despite her fear.She said she “wanted to be here to look out on this audience and witness this moment of change.”Oh said she’s not fooling herself, and next year could be back to the status quo.But right now, she said, looking to various members of the audience, “the moment is real. Because I see you. And I see you. All these faces of change. And now so will everyone else.” Facebook Login/Register With:center_img Advertisement Twitter Sandra Oh arrives at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Jordan Strauss/InvisionAssociated Press) Advertisementlast_img read more