Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Sunday dawn have stormed, raided a number of print shops in Hebron, under the pretext of “incitement” against the Israeli occupation.
Hebrew media claimed that IOF have confiscated equipment from “Infinity” and “Lamasat” print shops, for supporting Hamas movement, and publishing incitement material.
Soldier also broke into several offices in a building in the neighborhood of Bab Al-Zawiya, and confiscated computers, in addition to private files.
The Israeli war on media and freedom of expression has been going for a while now.
Last Sunday, IOF have issued an order for the closure of a Hebron radio station, making it the third Palestinian news outlet to be shut by Israeli authorities in Hebron for the month of November.
On November 3rd, soldiers broke into the headquarters of Al-Hurriyya Media Network, destroyed the offices, confiscated the tools and threatened to demolish the entire building if the network works again, accusing it of “inciting” Palestinians against the Israeli occupation.
The radio offices will be closed until 29 April 2016, and the building cannot be entered or restored according to the military order.
In addition, several Palestinian news outlets have been cyber attacked for about a week, and the attacks were accredited to Israeli hackers.