JERUSALEM (AA) – Israeli police briefly rearrested freed Palestinian prisoner Maher Younis, local media reported on Sunday.
Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Younis, 64, was taken into custody for questioning after he wrote posts on social media viewed by the police as encouraging “acts of terror.”
He was later released, the broadcaster added.
Last week, Younis was set free he completed 40 years in Israeli jail.
He was arrested on January 18, 1983, and was sentenced to a life-term that was set at 40 years by Israel.
Israel currently holds nearly 4,700 Palestinians , including 150 children and 29 women, according to official Palestinian figures.