|Arson Attack at entrance of Ma’an News Agency in Gaza|
|Sunday, 10 July 2011 00:00|
This morning, unknown persons set fire to the entrance of Ma'an News Agency's office located on the fifth floor of Shawa and Hussari tower building in al-Wihda Street west of Gaza City causing damage, according to information available to Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR).
PCHR condemns the attack which points to the security chaos prevailing in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt).
According to a staff member from the news agency, they received a phone call this morning from the building’s guard stating that the entrance was burnt. A bottle, which appears to have been used in the arson attack, was found near the entrance.
Police arrived at the scene and opened an investigation.
PCHR calls upon the Attorney General to investigate and prosecute the perpetrators.