Online donation system by ClickandPledge

user preferences

  • Language - en

Social Activist Kidnapped By The Army At Erez Terminal

author Tuesday August 27, 2013 10:12author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday morning [August 27, 2013], a Palestinian social activist, head of the Palestinian Youth Association for Leadership and Rights Activation (PYALARA) after heading to the Erez Israeli terminal in an attempt to obtain a permit to head to the West Bank.

Erez Terminal - Palestine News Network
Erez Terminal - Palestine News Network

Alaí Moqbel, 30, was trying to go to the West Bank after being invited to participate in a workshop organized by the Palestinian Telecommunication Company.

PYALARA said it tried to contact him several times after he headed to the terminal, but was unable to get hold of him, especially since Israel forbids the Palestinians from using their phones at the terminal.

It added that Moqbelís father, Hasan, phoned its office informing them that he received a phone call from the army at the terminal, informing him that is son has been arrested, and will be moved to the Al-Majdal Prison. The army provided no further information.

Alaí started working for PYALARA, running its projects in the Gaza Strip, four years ago. He is married and a father of three, including an infant.

PYALARA stated it contacted the Red Cross and various international organizations urging them to locate Alaí, and to ensure his release.

category gaza strip | israeli attacks | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
This page can be viewed in
English
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
Follow imemcnews on Twitter
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
PCI Compliance and Malware Removal