Activists: Israeli forces assault journalist at Bethlehem protest
Published Friday 16/08/2013 (updated) 17/08/2013 10:06
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces assaulted a journalist on Friday at a protest in al-Masara, a local popular committee said.
Soldiers brutally beat Abed al-Rahman Younis Ibedat, a reporter for the news site Al-Quds, and briefly detained him, committee coordinator Hassan Barjeya told Ma'an.
Israeli forces fired tear gas at protesters, Berjeya added.
An Israeli military spokesman did not immediately return a call seeking comment.