Intelligence Service raids Pal Media headquarters, arrests two journalists
According to Article 11 of the Palestinian Basic Law, the arrest of a citizen without a written court decision is not allowed. In cases where there is a court decision, the police, not the Intelligence Service, are responsible for making the arrest.
The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) strongly condemns the arrests of Hamamreh and Natshe, and calls for their immediate release. MADA also calls for respect for freedom of expression in Palestine, as is guaranteed in Article 19 of the Palestinian Basic Law and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.