Hebron radio station shuttered for incitement

November 3, 2015 4:18 PM

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Hebron radio station shuttered for incitement

Al-Hurriya is a popular radio station in Hebron with a strong following. The IDF stated that the station had broadcast vicious incitement against Israel, encouraged stabbing attacks, and supported violent resistance. In the past month, 29 attacks originated in the Hebron area, of which 22 were stabbing attacks. The terrorist who carried out the attack on Tuesday in Rishon Lezion - which left two people seriously wounded, was identified as Imad al-Tarde, a 19-year-old from Kfar Tapuach near Hebron.

The station was established in 2002 in the Gaza Strip and moved to Hebron in the wake of the Hamas takeover of Gaza. The station was shut down twice, in 2002 and in 2008. Among other things, the station published false claims about the execution of the Palestinians, and the abduction of Palestinian ...

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