Muslim Radical Salah Returns to Israel (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 04/17/12)
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Sheikh Raed Salah, who heads the northern branch of the Islamic
Movement, returned to Israel on Monday evening, about six months
after he was arrested in London following an unauthorized entry into
Salah was arrested in the London hotel at which he was staying last
June. Local immigration authorities claimed that Salah had entered
Britain illegally despite having previously been declared persona non
Despite Salah being banned from the country, airport police allowed
him to enter. Labor Members of Parliament had invited him to speak at
the legislature despite the ban, which did not prevent him from
passing through immigration inspection at Heathrow Airport. He was
reportedly arrested only after British newspapers published his
The British Home Office subsequently agreed to release Salah. A
British immigration board later ruled that Salah is “undesirable” and
can be deported from the United Kingdom.
Salah was previously arrested and jailed several times in Israel for
incitement and assaulting police officers.
After he landed in Israel on Monday, Salah was taken by the police at
the airport for a short interrogation, after which he was released.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/17/12)
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