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Hilo resident, activist arrested in Greece

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hilo resident remains in a jail in Athens, Greece on Monday.

Doctor Carol Murray is part of a group of activists that are being detained in a Greek port.

According to Murray's friends, they were reportedly trying to defy Israel's sea blockade of Gaza.

When Greece stopped the plans, the group of activists held a demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy.

Murray's friends are asking people to contact the U.S. State Department to pressure Greece to release the Americans.

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