Israel Might Release Detained U.S. Student Lara Alqasem if She Says Support for BDS is Illegitimate: Minister

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Newsweek—Alqasem, 22, has been detained at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv for a week as she prepares to challenge the deportation order.

Lara Alqasem, U.S. student, detained in Israel over alleged Palestinian boycott support. JERUSALEM — In a groundbreaking case, Israel has detained an American graduate student at its international airport for the past week, accusing her of supporting a Palestinian-led boycott campaign against the Jewish state. The case highlights Israel's concerns about the boycott movement and the great efforts it has made to ...