Amer­i­can pro­fes­sor de­tained in Is­rael

The Dallas Morning News - - World -

JERUSALEM — An Amer­i­can law pro­fes­sor was de­tained by Is­raeli po­lice for al­legedly try­ing to block Is­raeli troops in a West Bank vil­lage slated for de­mo­li­tion, his Is­raeli lawyer said Satur­day.

Frank Ro­mano, 66, was be­ing held in Jerusalem and is to ap­pear be­fore an Is­raeli mil­i­tary court Mon­day, said at­tor­ney Gaby Lasky.

Ro­mano was de­tained Fri­day in the em­bat­tled vil­lage of Khan al-Ah­mar, along with two Pales­tinian ac­tivists. Ro­mano stood in front of heavy equip­ment be­ing used to clear bar­ri­ers that had been set up to slow de­mo­li­tion, wit­nesses said.

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