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European Airlines Silence Palestine Protest | #Airflotilla2

Jillian Kestler-D’Amours, April 16, 2012 | Anti-War.com JERUSALEM — As 60 percent of the international activists set to land at Ben Gurion airport Sunday had their plane tickets cancelled, organizers of the “Welcome to Palestine” fly-in campaign condemned what they say is European complicity in Israel’s illegal restrictions on their right to travel freely. “It’s […]

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Israel blocks entry of 80 foreign solidarity activists | #Airflotilla2

[ PIC 16/04/2012 – 08:24 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli authorities blocked the entry of 80 foreign solidarity activists, who were supposed to visit the West Bank in solidarity with the Palestinian people, on Monday. A spokesperson for the Israeli police said that 78 solidarity activists were detained at Ben Gurion airport including […]

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Israelis arrest pro-Palestinian activists arriving at Ben-Gurion airport | #Airflotilla2

MEMO | April 17, 2012 The Israeli occupation authorities have arrested a number of foreign nationals who arrived at Ben Gurion Airport to take part in solidarity events in the occupied West Bank. The Europeans were arrested when they arrived on Sunday from airports across Europe, despite attempts by Israel to block the airlines from […]

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Sights that the ‘flytilla’ activists weren’t allowed to see | #Airflotilla2

To distance certain sights from the eyes of the world, the Israeli government has turned its international airport into a military outpost. By Akiva Eldar | Haaretz | April 17, 2012 Source http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/sights-that-the-flytilla-activists-weren-t-allowed-to-see-1.424717#.T40WeCx1DMg.twitter What would Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu do without the massacre in Syria? How would Esti Perez, the presenter of the midday news […]

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Welcome to Palestine 2012 – solidarity with #PalestinePrisoners | #Airflotilla2

Posted on Palestine Spring  April 16, 2012 Israel successfully projected its power into airports across Europe and North America to stop people boarding aircraft in their home countries to visit Palestine. To achieve this, Israel certainly resorted to criminal means, hacking into personal emails. It was, however, at a cost. One among many similar voices […]

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Barhoum: Arrest of foreign activists reflects Israeli crisis | #Airflotilla2

[ PIC 16/04/2012 – 09:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesman, has described as shameful the Israeli authorities’ arrest of foreign activists on their arrival at Ben Gurion airport. He said in a statement to the PIC on Sunday that the Israeli step reflects an internal crisis within that “entity” as a […]

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Israel Falsifies Palestinian Supporters List | #Airflotilla2

Watar News | April 16, 2012 Occupied Jerusalem, April 16 (QNA) – Israeli security forces produced counterfeit lists containing the names of “Welcome to Palestine” supporters, by adding foreign citizens bearing no relation to the campaign to raise intimidation against it and distort the goals of its participants, an Israeli newspaper has revealed. According to […]

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Welcome to Palestine: Israel ‘pretends to be a democracy’ | #Airflotilla2

IMEU | Ma’an News Agency, Apr 16, 2012 Organizers of the Welcome to Palestine campaign said Sunday that the first day of the initiative has been a success, despite the fact that only two activists have been able to enter the West Bank. “It was a success at a media level, but it was not […]

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Israel Criminalizes Travel ~ by Stephen Lendman | #Airflotilla2

April 16, 2012 | UrukNet   Israel systematically wages war on rule of law principles, truth, equity, justice, and other democratic values. Even Jews aren’t safe. Anyone challenging Netanyahu’s regime and earlier ones becomes vulnerable. Travelers beware. Israel criminalized entry earlier. Rogue officials are at it again. At issue are so-called “flytilla” activists. Reports suggest […]

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Israeli response to fly-in proves West Bank is the Palestinians’ prison | #Airflotilla2 #IsraeliJail

Monday, April 16 2012| Noam Sheizaf | 972 Magazine Advocates for Israel often claim that the Palestinians run their own life. Yet again and again it appears that the West Bank has become their prison. Israeli activist Michal Vexler arrested at Ben Gurion airport while demonstrating in favor of the ‘Welcome to Palestine’ fly-in on […]

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I KID YOU NOT: French woman banned for failing to be a Jew (includes report) | #Airflotilla2

April 15, 2012 | Mission Bienvenue en Palestine / Welcome to Palestine   Israel and Air France racism come to light, this Sunday, in the joint operations of the Israeli intelligence service and the airline company in order to prevent people going to Palestine. It has been proved that you must declare yourself a Jew […]

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Witnessing the outrageous collaboration ~ by @ArabDissident | #AirFlotilla2

The 365 Run | April 15, 2012 The RDV at Paris’ main airport, Roissy Charles de Gaulles, was fixed at 5AM today for the departure of the French pro-Palestine activists joining the international “Welcome to Palestine” campaign. Most of the participants received the day before a notification cancelling their tickets after Israeli authorities ordered the […]

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