Palestine: Prof gaoled for Facebook insult-AP
April 4, 2012
[FACT comments: And if she were Israeli, would she have been arrested, too?]
Palestinian woman held for alleged Facebook insult
Associated Press: April 2, 2012
Rights activists say a Palestinian university lecturer has been detained on accusations that her Facebook page insulted President Mahmoud Abbas.
Hadeel Hneiti of the al-Haq rights group said Monday that Palestinian security forces arrested Ismat Abdul-Khaleq after they found writing on her Facebook page accusing Abbas of being a traitor and demanding he resign. Hneiti said the 37-year-old Abdul-Khaleq was taken into custody Wednesday.