Michael Coleman from Sydney is amongst the 27 human rights defenders captured on Friday, 4 November, during Israel’s illegal takeover of the Irish and Canadian boats which sailed together as Freedom Waves to Gaza.
Twenty of these brave people remain in Israel’s Givon prison and the whereabouts of one is unknown. The whereabouts of British journalist, Hassan Ghani of PressTV is unknown although Israeli authorities claimed that Hassan was not at the prison, lawyers have not been able to contact him.
* Australian held after Israel navy intercepts protesters, SMH, 7 November 2011
>>>NEWS UPDATE, 11 November
Michael Coleman released from Israeli detention and arrives home to Australia today. View media release from Free Gaza Australia.
5.30 pm Thursday 10 November.
Martin Place Sydney, corner of Angel Place near the Sydney office of Dept. of Foriegn Affairs and Trade.
OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT MICHAEL
There are a few quick and easy ways you can help Michael right now: call Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd on (02) 6277 7500 and urge him to call on Israel for the immediate and unconditional release of Michael Coleman and the other kidnapped hostages and for proper treatment until they are returned to their homes. You can leave Michael a message of support by clicking here.