British journalist jailed in Gaza faces further 15 days detention


Paul Martin, the British freelance journalist jailed in Gaza, today had his period of detention extended for another 15 days – the BBC reports.

The arrest of Martin appears to be an attempt to manipulate the outcome of a trial he was due to testify at.

Martin was due to testfy at the trial of a Palestinian militant who was charged with allegedly revealing state secrets during a conversation with Martin. But his arrest was ordered, according to reports, by the trial judge.

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