Beacon Journal | 07/24/2006 | Israeli court backs continued holding of UA geography professor:
An Israeli court on Sunday decided to continue to hold a University of Akron professor, at least until Thursday.
That’s when Ghazi Falah, 53, will be able to see his attorney for the first time.
By then, he will have been in custody for 21 days, the limit detainees in national security cases can be held in Israel without legal representation.
The geography professor from Wadsworth was taking photographs near the Lebanese border when he was taken into custody by authorities and taken to a Haifa jail.
He is widely known to be an avid photographer and he uses the photos in his classes. Keep in mind, he was arrested before the current war started….