Alliance member Gary Spedding deported by Israel

Gary Spedding

Gary Spedding

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A former Queen’s student who helped found the university’s Palestine Solidarity Society in 2010 has been detained in Israel and deported to the UK.

Gary Spedding, who is also a member of the Alliance Party, was detained by immigration officials in Tel Aviv on Thursday afternoon.

He posted a message on Twitter confirming his detention and added: “Lots of threats, they’ve went [sic] right through my phone. I’m about to be transferred to detention centre.”


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