More on the Peace Activist Attack

CNN have this map.

They also report…

Activists directly involved in violence against Israeli soldiers will be charged accordingly, said an Israeli foreign ministry official, who asked not to be named because he is not authorized to speak to the media.

Forty-five activists agreed to identify themselves to Israeli authorities and are citizens of the following countries: Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Sweden, Turkey, the United States and the United Kingdom. They have now either left Israel or are on their way out of the country, an Israeli official said.

Those who remain detained are ones who have refused to identify themselves to Israeli immigration authorities, an Israeli Prison Authority spokesman told CNN. None have been placed under arrest, he said.

Among the ones who have refused to give their names are many foreigners, a police spokesman said.

My guess is that Israel won’t be releasing those that are refusing to give their names. They’ll then get even more stick for that, which is probably why the activists are doing it.

However, if they’re smart they’ll get an embassy official from somewhere neutral (like Germany for example) to visit these people and confirm they’re withholding their identities. They can then trot out that person as an independent witness.

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