Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Hanan Ashrawi urges NBC to halt drama series set in East Jerusalem

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- PLO official Hanan Ashrawi on Tuesday called on US network NBC to halt production of a drama series due to be filmed in East Jerusalem.
The upcoming drama 'DIG' is an action-adventure series set to be filmed entirely in Jerusalem. It was developed by Keshet Media Group, an Israeli media company, and will consist of six episodes due to be aired in 2014.
"Such a production will legitimize the annexation of Jerusalem and the destruction of the authenticity and character of the occupied city," Ashrawi said.
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