APN to Israel's Government: Let Lara Alqasem In! (10/11/18)
APN calls on the government of Israel to permit entry into Israel to Lara Alqasem, an American of
Palestinian descent who received a student visa from an Israeli consulate in the US to undertake a
master’s program at Hebrew University.
Alqasem was detained upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport and has been held by Israeli authorities
for over a week pending appeal of the order to deport her. The basis for the detention apparently
was information published about Alqasem by the Canary Mission, a shadowy website that seeks to
intimidate critics of Israel...