Israeli army blows up The Voice of Palestine building in Gaza

first_img to go further Organisation February 21, 2002 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Israeli army blows up The Voice of Palestine building in Gaza Help by sharing this information On 19 January, the Israeli army had blown up the Palestinian broadcasting building in Ramallah. A column of Tsahal tanks had surrounded the seven-story building that housed The Voice of Palestine. The Palestinian employees had left the building a few minutes earlier. The Israeli army had confiscated some of the equipment. Then soldiers had carried out a bomb attack on the studios and offices. The explosion had destroyed most of the building. Despite this attack, The Palestinian radio station had continued to produce and broadcast its programming from private radio stations in the West Bank. News RSF asks ICC prosecutor to say whether Israeli airstrikes on media in Gaza constitute war crimes According to RSF’s information, on the morning of 21 February, the Israeli army blew up the building that housed the broadcasting system of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation in eastern Gaza. Khaled al-Siam, the director of the station, told the Agence France-Presse that Israeli soldiers had placed explosives on two floors of the building after having taken out the documents and technical equipment. The explosion was so strong that the entire building collapsed. At night, Israeli tanks had penetrated two kilometres into the Gaza city, entering from three different directions, according to the heads of the Palestinian security services. The Israeli authorities often accuse The Voice of Palestine of encouraging violence against Israel. Receive email alerts IsraelMiddle East – North Africa IsraelMiddle East – North Africa RSF_en News In a letter addressed to Defence Minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer, Reporters sans frontières (Reporters Without Borders – RSF) expressed its indignation at the destruction by Tsahal of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation building, The Voice of Palestine, in Gaza. “We are protesting against this policy of deliberate elimination of any official Palestinian viewpoint of the conflict. A month ago, the Israeli army destroyed the building of the Palestinian Broadcasting Corporation in Ramallah; today the Gaza station has been blown up. The Israeli government is really doing everything to silence the media of the Palestinian Authority”, declared Robert Menard, secretary general of RSF. May 28, 2021 Find out more Israel now holding 13 Palestinian journalists June 3, 2021 Find out more Tsahal has yet again attacked the Palestinian media by blowing up The Voice of Palestine’s building in Gaza. RSF is indignant at this deliberate policy aimed at muzzling the Palestinian Authority’s media. News May 16, 2021 Find out more WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists News Follow the news on Israellast_img read more

Ex-NDA Minister Dilip Ray Gets Three Years Imprisonment In Coal Scam Case

first_imgTop StoriesEx-NDA Minister Dilip Ray Gets Three Years Imprisonment In Coal Scam Case Press Trust of India25 Oct 2020 11:04 PMShare This – xFormer union minister Dilip Ray was on Monday awarded three-year jail term by a Delhi court in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block in 1999.Ray was Minister of State (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.Special Judge Bharat Parashar also awarded three-year jail term each to two senior officials of the Ministry of Coal at that…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginFormer union minister Dilip Ray was on Monday awarded three-year jail term by a Delhi court in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block in 1999.Ray was Minister of State (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.Special Judge Bharat Parashar also awarded three-year jail term each to two senior officials of the Ministry of Coal at that time, Pradip Kumar Banerjee and Nitya Nand Gautam, and Castron Technologies Ltd’s (CTL) director Mahendra Kumar Agarwalla.The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on each on them.The court further imposed Rs 60 lakh on CLT and Rs 10 lakh on Castron Mining Ltd (CML), also held guilty in the case.Next Storylast_img read more

Garage Sales make a comeback in Broome County

first_imgOne family on Grand Boulevard in Binghamton wasted no time putting together a sale, but they say it was more than just an opportunity to get rid of some old toys. When asked if she was looking forward to getting a cut of the profits, Mary Grace said no, she just wants to help her mom save up for a new house. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — If you have some old stuff taking up room in your house and you’d like to get rid of it, you’re in luck. Garage Sales are back on in the Southern Tier. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced Wednesday that garage sales would be allowed as long as everyone practices social distancing, wears a face covering and organizers limit sales to ten customers at a time. “Most of my family is coming too, and so it’s really nice to see them,” said Mary Grace Keenan, who was helping her parents with the sale. “Just knowing that everyone is out and being able to see other people it’s nice to know that we’re doing this for them.”last_img read more