National Press Club

Israel's Treatment of Arab-Americans

August 26, 1999

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Run time: 58 minutes

Arab-American participants talked about their experiences in Israel while each was on vacation to visit family members. They focused on how they were detained in Israeli prisons and the torture they endured. They urged the Department of Justice to fight for the release of U.S. citizens held in Israeli prisons who are not charged with any crime. After their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience.