Media Benjamin, the co-founder of the anti-war and progressive organization, Code Pink, was violently pushed to ground and arrested in Cairo airport and kept in an airport cell overnight by Egyptian authorities and deported to Turkey. 431 more words
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democracynow on Mar 4, 2014
democracynow.org – U.S. peace activist Medea Benjamin was detained Monday at Cairo’s airport by Egyptian police without explanation. She says she was questioned, held overnight in an airport prison cell and then violently handcuffed by Egyptian officials, who dislocated her shoulder and broke her arm.
On route to a women’s conference in Gaza, Code Pink founder and peace activist Medea Benjamin was detained by Egyptian police and held in an airport prison cell for several hours without being charged. 272 more words
Yesterday on her way to join a delegation of 100 women traveling to Gaza, Medea Benjamin was detained at the Cairo airport. She was given no reasons, but this 60-year-old American (co-founder of… 323 more words