20 February 2013 — This is a press release from No Dash for Gas

  • Evidence of police/corporate collusion as police serve legal papers on activists on behalf of EDF, and hand over personal data
  • Key CCTV footage at police station may have been deleted
  • Counter-Terrorism Command visited activist at home
  • Home Secretary Theresa May questioned in Parliament

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Sheikh’s arrest is an attempt to sabotage the legitimacy of the Palestinian cause Ahmad Chaker Jomaa

4 July 2011 — Middle East Monitor

The circumstances surrounding Sheikh Raed Salah’s arrest by the British government are irregular to say the least. He was taken from his hotel bedroom on the night of Jun 28 and is currently being held in prison pending deportation. Sheikh Raed and his legal team were unaware of any ‘travel ban’ against him, as has been claimed by the Home Secretary.

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Former IDF Gen Rothschild gets red carpet treatment while Sheikh Raed Salah gets prison cell By Dr Hanan Chehata

5 July 2011 — Middle East Monitor

With what is appalling timing, given the arrest of Sheikh Raed Salah a week ago on the order of the Home Secretary Theresa May, a certain Maj-Gen (ret) Danny Rothschild spoke in London on Jul 4 at the Royal United Services Institute in Whitehall; he followed this on Jul 5 with a speech in parliament organised by the Henry Jackson Society, the fanatically pro-Israel think tank.

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PRESS RELEASE: Mr. Raed Salah’s Appeal Lodged

2 July 2011 — Gilad Atzmon

free-salah.jpgIntroduction by Gilad Atzmon:
It seems as if Islamophobia has become an official government policy in the UK. Sheikh Raed Salah, the admired Palestinian leader of the largest civil society body in Israel has been arrested in the UK two days ago. This shouldn’t take us by a big surprise considering the relentless activity of Jewish lobbies in the UK. At the end of the day, the Israelis and their supporters realised long time ago that it is much cheaper to buy a Western politician than buying a tank.

“The double standards operating here are chilling,” wrote Dr Hanan Chehata in the New Statesman today. “While the government is doing its utmost to change the British laws on Universal Jurisdiction to make it easier for suspected Israeli war criminals to visit the UK without the fear of arrest warrants being issued against them, at the same time they are happy to arrest Palestinian leaders who have committed no crime but are here to expose Israeli war crimes and discuss peaceful methods of resolution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.”

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