News Brief 2/22/2012, Shevat 29, 5772
"Women In Green" Leader Nadia Matar Arrested
Nadia Matar, the head of the Women for Israel's Tomorrow (also known as the Women in Green), and fellow activist Yehudit Katzover were arrested in Netzer, in the Gush Etzion region of Judea, for "trespassing.". Nadia called Arutz Sheva's English site from the police van to tell of the arrest. She said that the two had arranged a Torah lecture at Netzer in honor of the eve of the new month of Adar and that as it ended, they noticed the Arab who claims ownership of the land making a phone call. He apparently called the police, who were there in minutes. Netzer adjoins the town of Elazar and its lands are contested, with the Gush Etzion Council claiming they are state lands and not privately owned.