Police slammed for questioning reporter critical of mayor of Jerusalem

Jerusalem District Police called an Army Radio reporter in for questioning last week after he published a report critical of acting mayor and city councilman Meir Tourgeman, sparking new fears about police treatment of the press under commissioner Roni Alsheich, the former deputy head of the Shin Bet Israel Security Agency.

The story began last week, when Army Radio reporter Michael Shemesh published a report headlined “Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Suspected of Inappropriate Conduct”.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Police-slammed-for-questioning-reporter-after-critical-of-mayor-of-Jerusalem-452521

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