Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Jerusalem police detain son of prisoners' rights activist

JERUSALEM (Ma'an) – Israeli police at dawn on Tuesday raided the Jerusalem home of Nasser Qaws, head of a prisoners' center, and detained his teenage son.

Qaws said his 16-year-old son and Fathi Esbitan, 15, were taken to a police station in the city for questioning.

An Israeli police spokesman could not immediately be reached for comment.