PA Blinks on Press Freedom

The Jerusalem Post now reports that the PA is backing down from closing down Nativity TV, the only Christian TV station in the West Bank. But don't hold your breath waiting for owner Samir Qumsieh to resume broadcasts soon:

Nevertheless, the owner of the Christian station said he would not reopen the channel until the PA apologizes . . .

He accused the PA of cracking down on freedom of expression.

It also turns out that nine other TV and radio stations were shut down the same day.

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