Palestinian Authority jails journalist for publishing exposé on foreign ministry

[Electronic Intifada] The Palestinian Authority imprisoned journalist Yousef al-Shayab Wednesday because of something he wrote, and because he insists on protecting his sources, say his colleagues

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Asa Winstanley | The Electronic Intifada | Ramallah | 30 March 2012

The Palestinian Authority imprisoned journalist Yousef al-Shayab Wednesday because of something he wrote, and because he insists on protecting his sources, say his colleagues. Al-Shayab hit back by announcing in court he would go on hunger strike.

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