American Parents of Jewish terror suspect decry arrest as ‘undemocratic’

A day after their son was arrested and placed on administrative detention as a suspect Jewish extremist, the parents of Mordechai Mayer held a press conference in Ramat Gan, where the decried the arrest as “undemocratic”.

“We are citizens of the United States, we and our children were born there and raised in a democracy,” Mordechai’s mother Sarah said, while father Gedalya said the family thought they’d left one democracy for another.

 “They knocked on our door last night with a form saying that they are taking our son to jail for 6 months, without any suspicion or indictment or anything, they just took him suddenly and now we find ourselves with our son in jail for a half a year maybe more we don’t know,” Gedalya said.


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