How a Welsh-Language Bandage Led to an Israeli Spy Accusation.

By |March 26th, 2012|

Here at Veritas, we’re always excited to read about languages in the news. A story which we’ve been following recently however, left us with a more sickly feeling in our stomachs. Last month, two British journalists were arrested in Libya and held for a number of weeks by militia forces. Initially the pair were detained on the grounds of having entered the country illegally, but a few days into their capture they were accused of being Isreali spies after some medical supplies with Welsh-language writing was discovered in their possession. Here’s how their ordeal played out:

The two journalists, Nicholas […]