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Palestinian Journalist Killed in Gaza bombing

Reporters Without Borders reminds the world that the group condemns all the military operations in which journalists have been killed or injured.

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(GAZA) - A Palestinian journalist, 32-year old Ihab el-Wahidi el-Baligh, was killed in an Israeli bombardment last week while paying his family a brief visit at their home in the southwestern outskirts of Gaza City.

His wife and his father-in-law were also killed.

Ihab el-Wahidi el-Baligh worked as a cameraman for Filastine, the Palestinian Authority’s official TV station, often covering the activities of President Mahmoud Abbas.

Reporters Without Borders reminds the world that the grop condemns all the military operations in which journalists have been killed or injured.

The death toll from Operation “Cast Lead,” which was launched on December 27th, today reached 785.

In other news, Al-Jazeera’s Amman correspondent, Yasser Abou Hlaleh, was hit by police during clashes in the Jordanian capital Friday between riot police and a large crowd of demonstrators who were prevented from marching on the Israeli embassy to protest against Israel’s offensive against the Gaza Strip.

The Al-Jazeera cameraman’s camera and mobile phone were confiscated while the cameraman himself was injured and had to be hospitalised.

Source: Reporters Without Borders




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