Channel 20 against the protesters: Police today (Wednesday) opened an investigation into the suspicion of assaulting a Channel 20 staff last night in a demonstration against the government in Habima Square in Tel Aviv. At the end of the demonstration, the channel’s camera crew arrived at Lev Tel Aviv station, equipped with videos, and complained that he had been attacked by the demonstrators.
Violent attack by black flags against Channel 20 pic.twitter.com/xyQBr8IFRJ
– Channel 20 (@ arutz20) September 29, 2020
At the end of the demonstration, the channel’s camera crew arrived at Lev Tel Aviv station, equipped with videos from the demonstration, and filed a complaint for assault by the demonstrators. Upon receiving the videos, the police opened an investigation, during which they will examine the videos in depth and try to track down suspects involved in the incident and bring them in for questioning.
As you may recall, the incident resonated a lot, and brought the Minister of Communications, Joaz Handel, To express himself on the subject when he tweeted on his Twitter account: “I will not receive an attack on journalists”, adding: “Unfortunately I have had to repeatedly condemn such attacks – last week Moshe Nussbaum, and today a Channel 20 journalist.” Handel emphasized: “Violence is always violence, and a hard hand from the police is required in front of it.”
Protest in Jerusalem 12.9.20 (Photo: Police Spokeswoman)
Also, a few hours after the incident, the channel issued an official statement stating: “We express shock at the violent attack on the channel’s staff, which was broadcast in Habima Square by the black flag demonstrators,” emphasizing that the attack was carried out during the Patriots program Which was broadcast from the square. “
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