Surely Israel will help a Palestinian physicist succeed. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Li
    • 08.05.13 | 06:58 (IDT)

    "The Israeli occupation yesterday, Wednesday 8 September, released the Palestinian academic Prof Essam Al Ashqar after his detention for one and a half years. Al Ashqar lectures in physics as the Al Najah National University in Nablus. The 52 year-old academic suffers from a number chronic ailments brought on by harsh prison conditions and inadequate medical care. He suffers from acute hypertension and kidney complications."

    from the article: Stephen Hawking boycotts Israeli academic conference, Guardian reports
    First published 12:10 08.05.13 | Last updated 06:01 08.05.13
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