During an IDF raid, two Palestinians were arrested on suspicion of inciting terrorism, two radio stations were closed and documents and equipment from Palestinian communication companies were confiscated. According to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, the stations were a “direct cause of carrying out attacks inspired and supported by terrorism.”
The raid on TransMedia this morning Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit/Channel 2 News
IDF, Shin Bet and Israeli Civil Administration forces raided eight Palestinian media and production outlets early this morning (Wednesday) suspected of distributing and broadcasting content inciting and encouraging terrorism. The IDF stated that during the raid, two wanted persons suspected of incitement were arrested.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit added that soldiers from the Samaria, Benjamin, Etzion and Judah regional divisions participated in the large-scale mission. It was also reported that among the media offices closed were Ramasat and TransMedia. Furthermore, documents and equipment were confiscated from communication companies that provide services to channels such as Al-Aqsa and Al-Quds, both of which were determined to be unlawful associations by the head of Central Command.
Raid on Hebron radio station Photo Credit: Channel 2 News
“This mission is part of the expanded counterterrorism effort in which security forces are operating against all elements of terrorism, including incitement,” the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement. “Security forces in the area will continue operating against the incitement of terrorism with the understanding that this is a direct cause of carrying out attacks inspired and supported by terrorism.”