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Gilad Shalit: Father renews plea for release

The father of a captured Israeli soldier has brought his campaign to free his son to the United Nations.

Noam Shalit is trying to link an expected Palestinian bid for UN membership to the captivity of his son Gilad, who has been held for more than five years by the Hamas authorities in Gaza.

Barbara Plett reports.

  • 08 Sep 2011