Palestinian Arrested for Supporting ISIS on Facebook

A resident of eastern Jerusalem was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of using Facebook to support and incite for the Islamic State, Israel Police said. 

Spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld posted news of the arrest on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. 

The suspect, in his 40s, was arrested at the end of a months-long undercover operation conducted by detectives and investigators of the Jerusalem District Police, in cooperation with the State Attorney's Office. 

He is charged with publishing photos and posts on Facebook that applauded and praised the terrorist organization's activities, while simultaneously calling for others to support ISIS. 

The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court ruled the suspect's detention be extended until Sunday. 


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