Archive | April 15, 2012

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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I kid you not: French woman banned for failing to be a Jew | #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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Welcome to Palestine: Israel ‘pretends to be a democracy’ | #Airflotilla2

LIVE BLOG | Welcome to Palestine | LIVE UPDATES | Page 2 | Page 3 | Page 4 Maan News Agency | April 15, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — 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 […]

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Who are the ‘Welcome to Palestine’ activists? ~ by @MyaGuarnieri | #Airflotilla2

April 15, 2012 | Mya Guarnieri | 972 Blog In the air between Geneva and Tel Aviv, I spent some time talking to the international activists who joined the “Welcome to Palestine” campaign. Activists who told this writer in the Geneva airport that they are traveling to Palestine, cheered quietly and smiled as the plane […]

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European authorities prevent pro-Palestinian activists from flying | #Airflotilla2

PressTV | April 15, 2012  European authorities have prevented hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists from boarding Tel Aviv-bound flights to participate in a fly-in protest against Israel, Press TV reports. Hundreds of activists at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, the departure site for nearly half of the group’s 1,200 participants, were barred from flying to […]

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ANOTHER GREAT EXCLUSIVE by @972Mag – The first draft of the Flytilla letter | #Airflotilla2

April 15, 2012 +972 is seriously rocking last days with exclusives and please bookmark their page for most likely there is much more to come! Below, the creative version of  the  Israel’s childish letter, handed out to activists: By Yaniv Eidelstein | 972 Magazine They eventually did some stylistic editing, but this is how it […]

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Israel arrests 40 pro-Palestine activists at Ben Gurion Airport | #Airflotilla2

An undercover Israeli policewoman (R) arrests a pro-Palestinian activist at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, April 15, 2012. PressTV | Sun Apr 15, 2012 2:14PM GMT Israeli police have arrested 40 pro-Palestinian activists from the “Welcome to Palestine 2012” campaign at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv. On Sunday, 33 French nationals, two Spanish […]

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Demonstrators sit as around 100 pro-Palestinian activists stage a protest at Brussels national airport in Zaventem

LIVE BLOG | Welcome to Palestine | PAGE 4 | #Airflotilla2

MAIN OVERVIEW AT LIVE BLOG | Welcome to Palestine | #Airflotilla2 Continuous updates… Please keep reloading A comment on Haaretz calling Israeli authorities to kill those participating in #Fly2Palestine Look at the "thumbs up" — Jalal (@JalalAK_jojo) April 10, 2012 Live photo from Tel Aviv airport as israeli police arrest activists #airflotilla2 #fly2palestine […]

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Participants from US & UK denied boarding | #Airflotilla2

Welcome to Palestine website | April 15, 2012 The following participants of Welcome to Palestine 2012 are amongst those denied boarding by Jet2 after instruction from the Israeli government. Norma Turner I started work in the NHS in 1964 at the age of sixteen. I retired from nursing on my 60th birthday also the 60th […]

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Israel Bars Airlines From Flying Protesters– The Beginning of Something Even Worse? | #Airflotilla2 | April 15, 2012 | Rob Kall The fascists who run Israel have taken a new action that threatens worldwide consequences. The Guardian reports Israel has forced low-cost airline to cancel the tickets of three women from Manchester intending to travel to Bethlehem via Tel Aviv this weekend for a gathering of pro-Palestinian […]

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Israeli police await ‘Welcome to Palestine’ internationals at Ben Guriion airport | #Airflotilla2

Independant Media Center | April 15, 2012 We are waiting to hear what happened to two US peace activists en route to Israel to join the “Welcome to Palestine” humanitarian mission to Bethlehem, West Bank, Palestine Two US peace activists boarded planes yesterday, 4/14/12, to join the ‘Welcome to Palestine’ mission. Palestinian and Israeli peace […]

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Grounded: EasyJet refuses Palestinian campaigners | #Airflotilla2

Campaigners intended to help build a school in the Palestinian territories. Sunday, 15 April 2012 10:49 AM | By Ian Dunt EasyJet is refusing to fly Palestinian campaigners to Tel Aviv, after Israeli authorities sent a list of named suspected activists to airlines. Around a dozen members of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign travelled […]

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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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Israeli police arrest four pro-Palestinian activists at airport | #Airflotilla2

[ PIC 15/04/2012 – 11:19 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli police arrested four pro-Palestinian foreign activists at the Ben Gurion airport for participating in the “Welcome to Palestine” event. A police spokesman said that the four arrived from Paris aboard El Al flight as part of the “Welcome to Palestine” fly-in protest. He […]

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