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Sami Ismail el Koran, a US citizen of Palestinian decent, ??? was arrested in mid-December on arriving at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport. He was indicted "for communicating state secrets to a foreign power," and today entered a "not guilty" plea at District Court in Tel Aviv. He will have a public trail. Part of the charge against him is that he was trained as an agent in Lybia; he confessed to the charges but his lawyer, Felicia Langer, says the confession was obtained under duress.
Shows family of el Koran, sister, brother, uncles talking to lawyer, Felecia Langer
Sami in courtroom langer entering plea
ext district court bldg (all above is print of NBC film) intvu with Felcia Langer (by Paul Davies)
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