Monday, 11 July 2011

Green Party Activists Arrested and Held By Israelis

Several Green Party activists from England and Wales have been arrested by the Israeli authorities for no apparent reason other than that they were en route to Bethlehem to take part in a peaceful human rights demonstration. They are being held in Givon prison. It is unclear what they are charged with, if anything.

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas, MP, has written to the European Court asking for action to help them.

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