An Israeli military court, on Wednesday, extended prominent Palestinian journalist Lami Khaterâs detention for the eighth time.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society said, in a statement, that Khater’s detention was extended for eight days to complete “legal proceedings”, Al Ray reports.
According to her lawyer, the journalist is being investigated for âsuspected membership in a banned groupâ.
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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