Israeli forces broke the hand of an Al Jazeera reporter covering Palestinian protests.
According to international media reports, the female journalist was present to cover the Palestinian protests in East Jerusalem when Israeli forces stopped her from covering them.
this is the state america & the whole world protect with all its illegitimate and immoral might and ofcourse billions of dollars. everyone will talk and defend freedom, peace & justice but turn blind when it comes to real life. #freepalastine #jivaraAlbudeiri https://t.co/yJ6gdf3721
– mesh hana khales laa (anaHanamattarr) June 5, 2021
Locals were protesting the eviction of Palestinians by Jewish settlers.
Guevara Boudiri was handcuffed and arrested by Israeli forces and pushed into a car, and the woman was released several hours later. Guevara Boudiri was shifted to the hospital where he was discharged after medical treatment.
She’s not called Guevara for nothing! #JivaraalBudeiri https://t.co/7pfCiQr3LY
– George Galloway (georgegalloway) June 6, 2021
The female journalist told Al Jazeera that during the arrest, she was beaten by Israeli officers and suffered injuries, a broken bone in her left arm and other parts of her body.
Israeli forces assault and detain AJArabicJivara alBudeiri and smash the channel’s camera while the team was covering a demonstration marking 54 years of Naksa in #SheikhJarrah pic.twitter.com/TokxMDGBvR
– Rania Zabaneh (ZRZabaneh) June 5, 2021
Boudiri has been with the Al Jazeera Network since 2000 and has been reporting for the Al Jazeera Arabic channel. There was also a press card from the Israeli government.