Awards presented to Palestinians at the Arab Radio and TV Festival held in Tunis. (WAFA photo)


TUNIS, April 29, 2017 (WAFA) – Palestine radio and TV won seven awards at the Arab State Broadcasting Union’s 18th Arab Radio and TV Festival held in Tunis between April 25 and 28.

Areen Imleh won a prize for her Palestine TV news report on Palestinian children passing through Israeli military checkpoints and revolving doors in Hebron. A program called Secrets about Jerusalem also, aired on Palestine TV, won a prize and the Palestinian TV station Musawa won a second prize for its talk shows.

Ahmad Assaf, General Supervisor of official Palestinian Television and Radio Corporation and WAFA News and Information Agency, congratulated the winners saying it was a victory for Palestinian creativity in the private and public sectors.

He contributed the awards to the prisoners in Israeli jails who have been on hunger strike for 13 consecutive days.