By Robyn Rosen, August 26, 2010
The MP for Leeds North East, Fabian Hamilton, has called for action against the judge who suggested that one of the anti-Israel activists who was acquitted of damaging an arms factory should be awarded the George Cross.
Judge George Bathurst-Norman made the comments in his summing up of a trial last month.
Mr Hamilton, who said it is becoming increasingly difficult to defend Israel in parliament, wrote to the Attorney-General last week.
He said: "What makes this trial most disturbing is the way in which the judge used his summary to promote his own political views about Israel.