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Palestinian ‘fly-in’ activists stopped at Swiss airport | #Airflotilla2

The West | April 15, 2012 AFP © Enlarge photo   GENEVA (AFP) – Several dozen pro-Palestinian activists protested at Geneva airport on Sunday, saying authorities prevented them from boarding a Tel Aviv-bound flight as part of a “fly-in” that Israel has vowed to block. Seventy people taking part in the “Welcome to Palestine” mission […]

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Boycott Lufthansa, MALEV And Swiss Airline by Kawther Salam

Kwather Salam – July 8, 2011 The Palestinian communities, institutions and events Union in the Diaspora – Europe had issued a statement in which they demanded their communities in EU, and the pro- Palestine activists, organizations and politicians to Boycott Lufthansa, MALEV, and Swiss Airline in response to their illegal step of denying the pro-Palestine […]

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Swiss deny activist flights to Israel

  PressTV | Fri Jul 8, 2011 10:40AM Israeli police officers stand guard at Ben Gurion international airport near Tel Aviv , Israel, awaiting the arrivals of hundreds of pro-Palestine activists, Thursday, July 7, 2011. The Geneva airport has prevented nearly 50 pro-Palestinian activists from boarding their flight to Tel Aviv following a demand by […]

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First Freedom Flotilla ship to set sail on 20 June

[ 30/05/2011 – 05:14 PM ] BRUSSELS, (PIC)– The first ship of the Freedom Flotilla 2 will set sail to the Gaza Strip on 20 June and will be followed by 11 more European vessels, the European campaign to end the siege on Gaza (ECESG) has announced. “The first ship of the Freedom Flotilla, which […]

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Swiss Court Upholds Right of Palestine Solidarity Action to Hang Posters in Train Stations

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 11:29 Tania Kepler for the Alternative Information Center (AIC) The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has ruled that SBB, the national rail service, violated freedom of speech of the Palestine Solidarity Action group when it refused to allow the group to hang posters. Main train station in Zurich, where a Swiss court […]

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Swiss human rights organisation demands arrest of Shimon Peres during visit

Tuesday, 29 March 2011 12:50 A European rights association filed a case for the arrest of Israeli President, Shimon Peres.  A European rights association filed a case for the arrest of Israeli President, Shimon Peres, upon his arrival in Switzerland on Monday (28.03.2011) on the grounds that he is accused of committing “war crimes and […]

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Swiss President announces plans to break Gaza siege

23/03/2011 – 11:51 PM GAZA, (PIC)– Swiss President Micheline Calmy-Rey has announced her country is developing a project to open up all crossings to the Gaza Strip, which has been suffocating for the last five years from an Israeli blockade. She also said if Egypt would agree to open the Rafah crossing to bring in […]

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