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Israeli court extends Palestinian woman’s detention
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Ramallah, AA - An Israeli military court on Wednesday extended prominent Palestinian journalist Lami Khater’s detention for an eighth time.


The Palestinian Prisoners Society, a non-governmental organization, said in a statement that Khater's detention was extended for eight days to complete "legal proceedings".


According to her lawyer, the journalist is being investigated for “suspected membership in a banned group”.


A mother of five, Khater is a Palestinian activist who has written articles for a number of major Palestinian publications.


According to Palestinian figures, more than 6,400 Palestinians are currently being held in detention facilities throughout Israel.

 

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