Skip to comments.Pro-PA 'Fly-In' Stymied in Europe
Posted on 07/07/2011 4:00:46 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
European authorities are preventing some pro-Palestinian Authority Arab sympathizers from participating in the fly-in to Israel, at Jerusalem's request.
Eight activists were prevented from boarding a Malev flight from Paris to Budapest, where they intended to pick up a connecting flight to Israel. Three other activists were already arrested at Ben Gurion International Airport on Wednesday.
Earlier in the day two Dutch journalists were prevented from boarding an El Al flight from Amsterdam, although they claimed that they only wanted to cover the fly-in. They insisted that they did not intend to take part in demonstrations that have been planned to be held at the airport, and said they were not going to visit the Palestinian Authority.
France also issued warnings about Israel taking steps to protect its security.
In preparation for the international fly-in planned by European and American anarchists at BGIA Thursday night and Friday, Israel updated and dispatched a new no fly list to international carriers. The list carried 300 names of anarchists.
According to international aviation regulations, airlines are not allowed to board passengers who are not welcome to enter a country due to passport, visa or other issues.
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Board them to Tehran or Damascus instead.
In the Era of Obama, anti-Semitism is cool again.
One thing, at least, our president has in common with Hitler.
There are others.
No, they can’t fight oppression in a country where they’re liable to be machine-gunned to death.
Security with meaning.
Anything else is smoke
and mirrors, dog and pony,
fluff, flake, flimsy, fony,
foolish, farcical, and fatal.
But shouldn’t foreigners have a right to warfully invade and assemble to pressure someone else’s government to commit suicide and take its people down along with it?
That’s a right that Goths, Visigoths and Monguls have fought and died to preserve.