Tag: Administrative Detention

IDF admits teen didn’t commit crime, locks him up for Facebook post anyway

Illustrative photo of Israeli soldiers arresting a young Palestinian man, Hebron, West Bank, September 20, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

In Israeli Democracy is speech “free”? (ODT)

The Israeli army is holding Anwar Makhtoob in administrative detention for two six-month-old Facebook posts. The military prosecutor admits there isn’t even a suspicion that he had committed a crime.

IDF admits teen didn’t commit crime, locks him up for Facebook post anyway