Israel’s War Against Palestine: Documenting the Military Occupation of Palestinian and Arab Lands

Israel arrests Free Gaza chief

4 June 2010

By Ma’an News Agency – 4 June 2010

Israeli forces arrested the chairwoman of the Gaza-bound Freedom Flotilla at Friday’s demonstration in Bil’in, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, supporters said.

Huwaida Arraf, a Palestinian-American from Michigan, is a human rights activist who was on board the aid flotilla that came under attack Monday, in a raid that left nine dead.

Activists said two anti-wall protesters were also detained, one Palestinian and one Israeli.

An Israeli police spokesman said three foreign nationals were detained at the rally.

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