Goldman in Haaretz

In Haaretz, Lisa Goldman respondes to her investigation:

Why us – and why now?
By Lisa Goldman

During the second week of November, I was interrogated, “under caution,” by the International and Serious Crimes Unit (ISCU) of the Israel Police. Four months after I had reported about my trips to Lebanon for Channel 10 TV news and “Time Out Tel Aviv,” I was being accused of endangering Israeli security.

I was accused of violating the Law to Prevent Infiltration, a 1954 regulation intended to prevent infiltration from Arab states. I had never heard of the law, which was later amended to forbid Israeli citizens from traveling to enemy states; nor had any of my Israeli friends and colleagues – although many of them have traveled to enemy countries on their foreign passports, as I did using my Canadian passport. The police told me I could face a four-year jail sentence if convicted.

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2 responses to “Goldman in Haaretz

  1. She’s an idiot. You pride yourself on associating with idiots?

  2. Excuse me Mr. Mafish Falastine (some name you got)!! since when someone who travels for their work are idiots? its people like you and this kind of incidents that make the world narrow and brain washed.
    I wish someday that lands will be free for all to step on without the paranoia being insertet in people’s head for nothing.

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