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Al-Jadeed TV's headquarters is seen in Beirut, Lebanon, on February 15, 2017. On February 2, 2019, unknown assailants attacked the office with a hand grenade thrown from a car. (Mohamed Azakir/Reuters)

Unknown assailants attack Lebanese TV station with hand grenade

Beirut, February 4, 2019 — Lebanese authorities should do their utmost to identify and punish those responsible for the February 2 hand grenade attack on independent broadcaster Al-Jadeed TV and ensure the safety of journalists operating in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in central Beirut, Lebanon, on December 23, 2018. Multiple reporters were harassed and assaulted while covering the protests. (AP/Bilal Hussein)

Journalists assaulted and news website raided in Lebanon in December

Lebanese soldiers assaulted at least four journalists covering a protest in Beirut on December 23, 2018, according to news reports, the journalists’ employers, videos and pictures shared on social media by journalists, and the regional press freedom group Skeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom.

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