Archive | April 17, 2012

Press Release: “50 Peace Activists In Israeli Jails Declare Hunger Strike” | #Airflotilla2 #PalestinePrisoners

Monday April 16, 2012 23:29 by WELCOME FRANCE PALESTINE MISSION – Press Release 50 international peace supporters and peace activists detained by Israel and imprisoned at the Givon Prison, near Tel Aviv, declared hunger strike in support of the Palestinian political prisoners and rejecting the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine. About forty French participants of […]

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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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470 Of Passengers Marked As Activists, Had Nothing To Do With “Welcome To Palestine” | #Airflotilla2

Monday April 16, 2012 09:50 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that 470 of the 1200 persons that Israel labeled as “pro-Palestinian”, part of the Welcome To Palestinian Flytilla, were not activists, two of them were a French diplomat and his wife. Haaretz said that %40 of those marked as […]

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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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