Tickets and assaults against press crews at Al-Aqsa Gates
August 26, 2015

The occupation municipality issued on Wednesday tickets for journalist photographers while monitoring and recording the events near Al-Silsileh Gate (one of Al-Aqsa Gates). Wadi Hilweh Information Center was informed that the occupation municipality issued financial tickets to the photographer of Palestine TV Ali Yassin, and the photographer of Russia Today Mohammad Isho; note that each ticket was 475 NIS and was issued under the pretext of obstructing the movement of people due to their photographic products. The journalists denounced being harassed by the occupation police that prevent them from recording and monitoring the events and the occupation municipality that harass them under the pretext of “obstructing movement”. The journalists confirmed that the police was obstructing movement through establishing iron barriers and deploying their forces in the streets and roads leading to Al-Aqsa Mosque. Assaults and arrest… The occupation forces assaulted and pushed the journalist Liwa’ Abu Rmeileh and verbally insulted her near Al-Silsileh Gate. They also detained the journalist Bayan Jo’beh and photographer Saeed Rukon but released them afterwards with no conditions.