Israeli intelligence detains Palestinian lecturer at Allenby Bridge
Published Tuesday 21/01/2014 (updated) 21/01/2014 14:27
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli intelligence forces detained a Palestinian university lecturer from Nablus at the Allenby Bridge on Monday while he was on his way back from Malaysia via Jordan, a human rights group said..
Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights reported the detention of 35-year-old Ahmad Muhammad Daraghmah, a lecturer at An-Najah National University in the northern West Bank, on its website.
According to the group, he was detained at the crossing while on his way from Jordan to Nablus after completing his PHD in engineering at a Malaysian university.
Israeli intelligence officers stopped him for a short period of time before an officer informed his wife that he had been taken into custody.
Daraghmah's wife and three children were with him at the time of the detention.