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
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.
For more information, please contact:
Yael (Attorney): +972 66 570 935
ISM Media Office: +972 2277 4602