Report: Raed Salah claims damages from London High Court

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September 14, 2011 20:49

 
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Raed Salah, the leader of the Islamic Movement's northern branch, has asked the London High court to award him damages claiming he was held unlawfully when he was detained only days after landing in the UK last June, the Press Association reported Wednesday.

Raza Husain QC said that Salah was held "without lawful authority," and was in essence falsely imprisoned.

Salah was set to address an even in the British parliament together with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign prior to his arrest.

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