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State of Palestine: Freed Palestinian journalist welcomed back with celebrations01:17

State of Palestine: Freed Palestinian journalist welcomed back with celebrations

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Al Khalil
May 20, 2016 at 17:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

Palestinian leaders and public figures attended a festival featuring performances by local artists in city of Al Khalil, Friday, to celebrate the release of journalist Mohammed al-Qeq from Israeli detention.

On Thursday, Israeli authorities released the Palestinian journalist, who almost starved to death after a nearly 94-day-long hunger strike in protest of his administrative detention.

Mohammed al-Qeq was detained by Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet in November over alleged links with Hamas.

State of Palestine: Freed Palestinian journalist welcomed back with celebrations01:17
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Palestinian leaders and public figures attended a festival featuring performances by local artists in city of Al Khalil, Friday, to celebrate the release of journalist Mohammed al-Qeq from Israeli detention.

On Thursday, Israeli authorities released the Palestinian journalist, who almost starved to death after a nearly 94-day-long hunger strike in protest of his administrative detention.

Mohammed al-Qeq was detained by Israel's internal security agency Shin Bet in November over alleged links with Hamas.