Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Hundreds protest arrest of alleged Arab spies

Some 300 people rally in Haifa against arrest of Omar Said, Ameer Makhoul. Arab Knesset member vows to fight 'political ghetto'

Some 300 people rallied in Haifa Monday evening in protest of the arrest of well-known Arab figures Omar Said and Ameer Makhoul on suspicion of contacting a Hezbollah agent.

Several Arab Knesset members attended the rally as well, including Balad Chairman Jamal Zahalka, Hadash Chairman Mohammad Barakeh and MK Talab El-Sana (United Arab List-Ta'al).

"We won't let (Israel) turn our political activities into security offenses," said Zahalka.

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