Arrest remand for flotilla violence suspect Raed Salah

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 2, 2010 02:42

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Shiekh Raed Salah, arrested as a participant of the Gaza protest flotilla after allegedly attacking IDF soldiers boarding it, has been remanded Tuesday for seven more days in custody by the Ashkelon Magistrate Court, Army Radio reported.

Salah, who heads the Islamic Movement's northern branch, is suspected of possessing a weapon and serious assault on the IDF commando soldiers who boarded the vessel he was on Monday.

His arrest and remand took place in a tense atmosphere around the Ashkelon court, with his family members exchanging verbal blows with protesters who called them terrorists and chanted "Go back to Gaza."

Related Content

Breaking news
August 15, 2018
Mexico and U.S. plan to join forces against drug cartels

By REUTERS