American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A senior Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government’s handling of the case of Alqasem, a University of Florida graduate from Broward County who has been detained at the country’s international airport for the past week over allegations that she supports a boycott against the Jewish state.
American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A senior Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government’s handling of the case of Alqasem, a University of Florida graduate from Broward County who has been detained at the country’s international airport for the past week over allegations that she supports a boycott against the Jewish state. Sebastian Scheiner AP
American Lara Alqasem, center, sits in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A senior Israeli cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government’s handling of the case of Alqasem, a University of Florida graduate from Broward County who has been detained at the country’s international airport for the past week over allegations that she supports a boycott against the Jewish state. Sebastian Scheiner AP

Florida student asks Israeli judge to stay after being detained for pro-Palestinian views

October 11, 2018 05:37 PM