Israeli court remands right-wing activists over provocation near Jordan border

14.12.2011                      18.Kislev. 5772

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Israeli court remands right-wing activists over provocation near Jordan border

15 arrested after crossing border fence, seizing abandoned churches in a deliberate attempt to gain attention of the Jordanian authorities.

The Jerusalem District Court remanded 15 right-wing activists on Wednesday, for their part in a provocation on the Israel-Jordan border on Monday night.
The 15 crossed the border fence separating Israel and Jordan, seized abandoned churches near the Qasr al-Yahud holy site, believed site of Jesus' baptism, in a deliberate provocation. They were arrested and remanded for the first time early Tuesday morning….