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Urgent!!! Huwaida Arraf’s Court Hearing Today


Urgent!!! Huwaida Arraf’s Court Hearing Today

URGENT!!! HUWAIDA ARRAF'S COURT HEARING TODAY American ISM activist's case will be heard today at 9:00

[Jerusalem, February, 26, 2004] The court hearing of American ISM activist Huwaida Arraf is set at 9:00am today at the Peace Court, near the Russian Compound in Jerusalem.

Huwaida Arraf was arrested yesterday along with another American ISM activist Jessica Hanson while trying to negotiate with the soldiers during the demonstration against the building of the Wall of Apartheid in Beit Surik. Both were transferred to the settlement prison of Givat Ze'ev.

Later in the evening, Jessica Hanson was released but Huwaida Arraf remained detained and was officially arrested. She will be presented in front of a Judge today. Supporters, Israeli citizens and Internationals, are expected at the court as a show of strength and solidarity.

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