Palestinian Layth Ghalib Bedwan, 14, was arrested and detained by the Israeli authorities on 28 August 2006. Since then, his family has waited anxiously for him to return home.Anthony Julius isn't quite up to speed on that one but then "incarceration libel" doesn't have the same ring to it as "blood libel."
"His mother is crying all the time. I contacted all the children's rights organisations in the hope that they can do something to accelerate the release of my son, but all my efforts were in vain," said Ghalib Bedwan, 36, Layth's father.
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