12 Arab-Israelis arrested at rally calling more kidnappings

Some 40 people arrive at Hadarim Prison in Sharon to call for more kidnappings of IDF soldiers, freeing all Palestinian prisoners.

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October 20, 2011 18:58
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Supporters wait for release of prisoners near Ofer

Supporters wait for release of prisoners near Ofer prison. (photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)

 
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Some forty Arab Israelis arrived at the Hadarim prison the Sharon district and held a demonstration shouting for the kidnapping of IDF soldiers and the release of all Palestinian security prisoners, police said on Thursday night.

The demonstrators were bused in to the area and began waving Palestinian flags while shouting the slogans, police added.

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Police and Border Police were called to the area, and asked the demonstrators to vacate the area, while informing them that they were holding an illegal rally.

"After repeated requests by police, which were ignored, and after the demonstrators refused to clear the area, 12 of them who waved flags and called for the kidnap of soldiers were arrested. One suspect attacked a police officer," a police spokesman said.

The remainder of the demonstrators were placed on the bus and left the area. "The incident is now over," the police spokesman added.

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