Shalit campaign organizer: Netanyahu’s bureau trying to quash support for deal

25.07.2011                      23.Tammus, 5771

Gilad Shalit:

Shalit campaign organizer: Netanyahu's bureau trying to quash support for deal

A letter sent to campaign activists noted the underwhelming response to a petition circulated among Knesset members calling for an exchange deal.

The head of the campaign to secure the release of Gilad Shalit is blaming the Prime Minister's Office for the organization's failure to secure broad public and political support for a prisoner exchange agreement.
In a letter sent to campaign activists this weekend, Shimshon Liebman noted the underwhelming response to a petition circulated among Knesset members calling for an exchange deal and to a text-messaging campaign, writing: "Someone stopped us 'by force of law.'"…