BREAKING NEWS: Israeli authorities deporting Cynthia McKinney
July 5, 2009 in Social & Economic Justice
This breaking news comes via David Josue, a close associate and supporter of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney: Editor’s notes in italics.
Mairead (Mairead Maguire, winner of a Noble Peace Prize for her work in Northern Ireland) called me(David Josue) and told me that Cynthia and the others were removed from the cells (an Israeli prison cellblock in Ramle) and sent to the airport. I called the American embassy in Tel Aviv to inform them. They did not even know about the transfer. I just spoke with the duty officer and he confirmed that they are at the airport and the embassy sent someone to talk to them. I don’t know the flight arrangement yet. It looks like they will enter via Boston, but this is not confirmed yet. I sent emails to Brent,(Brent McMillan, Green Party Political Director) Scott (Scott McClarty, Green Party Media Coordinator) and Sanda (Sanda Everett, Green Party national co-chair, California) in the west co(ast)
IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL SHE IS AT HOME IN DC.
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