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Arrest of U.S. Citizen by Israeli Authorities

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
May 17, 2011


Q: Does the Department have any information related to a U.S. academic arrested by Israeli authorities during protests in the West Bank last weekend?

A: We can confirm that a U.S. citizen was recently arrested by Israeli authorities. Privacy constraints preclude us from providing additional information about this individual’s case at this time.

PRN: 2011/764


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