Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Israel lifts gag order on new arrests

On the arrests of Amir Makhoul and Amr Said, political activists of the Palestinian community citizens of Israel and campaigners for equality and against discrimination.

Israel's repression of its Palestinian citizens unites us in struggle
Source: Electronic Intifada
Ameer Makhoul, director of Ittijah and chairman of the Popular Committee for the Defense of the Political Freedoms, was arrested by Israeli forces today during a raid of his home, two weeks after a travel ban was imposed on him by the Israeli Ministry of the Interior. Makhoul, a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship, submitted the following op-ed to The Electronic Intifada prior to his arrest.

Israel lifts gag order on new arrests

TheRealNews May 11, 2010 — Two Israeli activist leaders of Palestinian origin were secretly arrested in recent weeks.

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