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Arab Students Chase British Envoy From Ramallah College
Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/3/13 | Rachel Hirshfeld

Posted on 03/05/2013 2:22:56 PM PST by Eleutheria5

Scores of violent Arab students forced the British consul general to make a hasty departure from a university in Ramallah on Tuesday, according to witness reports.

Consul General Sir Vincent Fean had travelled to Bir Zeit University near Ramallah to deliver a lecture on Britain's policy in the Middle East and the prospects for peace but was turned away by vehement Arab demonstrators, the Ma’an news agency reported.

Video footage showed protesters banging on his car and shouting: "Get out of Bir Zeit!"

Although Fean was hurriedly escorted back to his car and escaped unscathed, the protesters manage to break the car's wing mirror and taped pictures of an Arab prisoner onto the vehicle’s window, according to an AFP correspondent at the scene.

The protesters also held up Palestinian Authority flags and banners in English and Arabic, one of which read: "I am a refugee because of Balfour" in reference to Britain's publication in 1917 of the Balfour Declaration, which called for the establishment of a national home for the Jewish people in the Land of Israel.

"This is a message to the world," the “Islamic Bloc At Birzeit University” wrote in a Facebook message.

A consulate official confirmed that Fean was unable to deliver his prepared address due to the riots.

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(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: balfourdeclaration; college; envoy; escape; israel; ramalleh; unitedkingdom; waronterror
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U5-IVKe5QI&playnext=1&list=PLD171A17CE94BEAAE&feature=results_main

Tradition! Tradition!

1 posted on 03/05/2013 2:23:12 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

yup, muslims & their peace!


2 posted on 03/05/2013 2:30:42 PM PST by SIRTRIS
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To: Eleutheria5
Scores of violent Arab students forced the British consul general to make a hasty departure from a university in Ramallah . . . Consul General Sir Vincent Fean had travelled . . . to deliver a lecture on Britain's policy in the Middle East and the prospects for peace but was turned away by vehement Arab demonstrators

Sir Vincent Fean may have learned something about the prospects for peace in the real world, which are VERY different from the "prospects for peace" in the ivy covered halls of the academic institutions that produced Neville Chamberlain.

3 posted on 03/05/2013 2:32:14 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: Eleutheria5

They are a peaceful people.


4 posted on 03/05/2013 2:32:21 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

“The Arab understands best power and vengeance”.

Nuke ‘em all.

Nuke ‘em now. Do it so our children may know peace.


5 posted on 03/05/2013 2:38:13 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: Eleutheria5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDoptaSM-6o

FF to 60% to see them almost lynch him...


6 posted on 03/05/2013 3:12:59 PM PST by Yehuda
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To: Eleutheria5

I’ve often fantasized doing this to certain foreign members of the U.N....Hee Hee.


7 posted on 03/05/2013 3:47:25 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

He had to walk, it was Balfour.

Thanks Eleutheria5.


8 posted on 03/05/2013 7:43:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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