I've lived in Hackney for 10 years, not voting, not knowing who my MP or councillors are and not paying attention to Hackney current affairs. Am I missing anything?
Tuesday, 1 June 2010
Two Hackney women caught in Gaza drama
Press reports say that two women from Hackney were caught up in the storming of the Gaza aid ships and are now in prison in Israel: Alexandra Lort-Phillips and Sarah Colbourne. Alexandra Lort-Phillips was interviewed by the Guardian in January after aid workers clashed with police in Egypt: "Gaza aid Brits beaten by police"