Six journalists attacked by police

first_img LebanonMiddle East – North Africa January 14, 2021 Find out more Ladki said several policemen hit him in the face while he was taking pictures of he scene from atop a bulldozer with permission from a police captain. Lamaa said they pushed him “very roughly” to make him come down off the bulldozer. He said the flash of Hassan’s camera had been damaged and his film seized. LebanonMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en Help by sharing this information Photographers Wael Ladki, of the daily As Safir, Ali Lamaa, of Al Sharq, reporter Muhamed Assi, of An Nahar, Samir and Said Baytamuni, of the LBC TV station, and Khalil Hassan of Daily Star, were hit by police on 23 March 2002 at the ruins of a building that had just collapsed, killing four people, in Beirut’s Marzraa neighbourhood. Receive email alerts News Follow the news on Lebanon to go further Newscenter_img March 26, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Six journalists attacked by police News Organisation Lebanon : Violence against reporters becoming more frequent in Lebanon Forum on Information and Democracy 250 recommendations on how to stop “infodemics” February 4, 2021 Find out more Lebanese journalist found shot dead in car Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières – RSF) protested today against a police attack on six journalists at the site of a housing disaster and called on the Lebanese authorities to investigate and punish those responsible.”This act of indiscipline comes just a few days before the Arab League summit in Beirut and the journalists were apparently just doing their job,” RSF secretary-general Robert Ménard said in a letter to Lebanese interior minister Elias el-Murr. “Journalists in Lebanon must be allowed to work in conditions of complete security.”  News November 11, 2020 Find out morelast_img

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