Prominent Arab-Israeli political activist charged with serious espionage after he reportedly admitted to meeting with Hezbollah operative in 2008, agreeing to transfer sensitive information to Shiite group. 'Shin Bet controls justice system. I deny allegations,' he says
Ynet reporters Published: 05.27.10, 10:45 / Israel News
About a month and-a-half after his arrest, it was cleared for publication that prominent Arab-Israeli political activist Ameer Makhoul, 42, has been charged with agreeing to spy for Hezbollah.
On Thursday, following a lengthy investigation conducted by the Shin Bet and Israel Police, an indictment was filed against Makhoul, the head of Ittijah (the Union of Arab Community-Based Associations) - an umbrella group for Arab NGOs in Israel. He was charged with serious espionage, assisting an enemy at a time of war and maintaining contact with
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