Egyptian BBC Reporter Sally Nabil Suspended After Liking Pro-Palestinian Tweets

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The Egyptian Journalists Syndicate denounced the British Broadcasting Channel for suspending veteran correspondent Sally Nabil. Nabil’s suspension came days after British media outlets – first brought up by The Telegraph on 5 February – accused her of “antisemitism” for her liking tweets in support of Palestine. “The [Syndicate’s] Freedom Committee reaffirms its full solidarity with the colleague, who was referred for investigation on charges of bias, emphasising that what happened to her represents targeting by the institution against Arab journalists,” the Syndicate expressed in a Facebook statement posted on 15 February. Nabil, who boasts a decade-long career at the BBC and is a Syndicate member, was suspended and subjected to an ongoing investigation for purportedly violating the company’s social media guidelines by liking “antisemitic” content on the platform X (formerly known as Twitter). “The committee emphasises that the repeated referral of the colleague for investigation, which was preceded by the referral of other colleagues for the same reason at the beginning of the Zionist aggression, in addition to the unprofessional and biased coverage by the institution, reveals its bias towards Zionist aggression,” the statement added. The Syndicate’s statement asserted its…

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