Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh’s detention extended

sabaanehcartoonUpdate from friends and supporters of Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh, who is being held under interrogation since February 16:

A military court in the city of Ashkelon extended the detention of Mohammad Saba’aneh, a Palestinian cartoonist for Al-Hayat al-Jadida, for a second time,

Saba’aneh was arrested on February 16 while crossing the Allenby Bridge checkpoint from Jordan. His detention was originally extended for nine days on February 20. The cartoonist’s lawyer appealed the extension and requested permission to see the journalist, in what would be the first time since the arrest.

Freedom for the Palestinian Cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh