Palestinian journalist arrested upon return from Egypt

ben-gurion-airportPalestinian journalist Mohammed Abu Khudair, of the Jerusalem village of Shuafat, was arrested last Wednesday, November 6, as he returned to Ben Gurion airport from a trip to Egypt.

Abu Khudair, 48, who carries Jerusalemite ID, is a correspondent for Al-Quds newspaper. He was initially detained for three days; on Sunday, November 11, his detention was extended until next Wednesday, October 13.

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