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Update on Radhika Sainath

Update on Radhika Sainath

Friday, 5 December 2003. 11:48 PM.

[Tel Aviv, Israel]


Update on International Solidarity Movement volunteer Radhika Sainath, who was arrested by Israeli Immigration Police Thursday evening

Following a jurisdictional change from Magistrate to District court this morning, the deportation order and charges of illegal entry pending against Ms. Sainath were dismissed.

Ms. Sainath remains in the custody of Israeli Immigration at Ben Gurion International Airport until such time as the NIS 5000 bail money can be raised and posted; Sunday at the earliest.

Following her release Ms. Sainath has been ordered to remain under house arrest with a friend in Israel until the time of her scheduled departure on 12 December.

For more information contact:

Flo: +972 (0)67 361 708 Lisa: +972 (0)52 272 524 ISM Media Office: +972 02 277 4602


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