Saturday, March 19, 2011

Disabled Palestinian detained at Jordan border

Published Saturday 19/03/2011 (updated) 19/03/2011 01:25
NABLUS (Ma’an) -- Israeli authorities on Wednesday detained a young man who left to Jordan for treatment, at the Al-Karamah border crossing, activist Ahmad Al-Bitawi said.

Muhamad Saker, 24, from Askar refugee camp in Nablus, was detained while traveling from Jordan after two weeks of treatment as he was suffering hemiplegia.

He has been shot twice by Israeli soldiers, according to his mother. The first time was in 2003 and the second in 2006. The injuries made him hemiplegic, she said.