Administrative Detention of Journalist Omar Nazzal Limited

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23 November 2016

The administrative detention of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal has been limited to one and a half month during his confirmation hearing, which was held yesterday 22 November 2016. Mr. Nazzal is expected to be released on 24 December 2016.  

Occupation forces arrested the journalist Omar Nazzal, a member of the General Secretariat of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, and president of the Democratic Journalists Union on  23 April 2016, from the Allenby Bridge while en route to participation in the European Federation of Journalists General Meeting.