3 Israelis firm makers illegally detained by Nigeria DSS~details below


Three Israelis identified as Rudy Rochman a Zionist activist, Naomi Leibman and French-Israeli Journalist E. David Benaym were illegally arrested by the Nigeria Security agency known as Department of State Security Service “DSS” following the allegation of supporting the Biafran struggle. 

According to report the three Israelis came to Nigeria for a movie shoot, where they also took some time off to visit Ogidi village at Idemili North Local Government Area. 
According to report “We Were Never Lost,” a documentary exploring Jewish communities in African countries such as Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, and Nigeria.
However, they were said to have took off from Ben Gurion Airport on July 5 and landed in Nigeria the next day.
According to Nigeria’s Foreign Ministry, the Israeli Embassy in Abuja is following the case closely and is in contact with Nigerian authorities, 
Residents said the operatives interrogated and detained the crew at a synagogue during Friday night service in Ogidi and were subsequently taken to Abuja.
The filmmakers were aware of the political sensitivity surrounding the filming of the Igbo community.
“We Were Never Lost” Facebook page stressed: “We do not take any position on political movements as we are not here as politicians nor as a part of any governmental delegations.”


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