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Internal Security: April 15, 2012

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Two Israeli left-wing activists were arrested at Ben Gurion Airport while waving flags and calling for the release of Palestinians, while right-wing activists protesting against the left-wing protest nearby were not arrested.

(Hebrew)

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April 15th, 2012 at 11:28 pm

Internal Security: July 7, 2011

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Israeli defense officials gave a list of 300 names of pro Palestinian activists to foreign airlines, so that they will not allow them to board on flights to Israel over the weekend. This is an attempt to halt the planned demonstrations at Ben Gurion Airport against the siege on Gaza.

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July 7th, 2011 at 11:44 pm

Diplomacy: July 6, 2011

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In the past two days Israeli police deported five pro-Palestinian activists from the Ben Gurion airport. Along the day, dozens of police and border police forces deployed at the airport, to arrest activists who might land in Israel.

(Hebrew)

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July 6th, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Diplomacy: 7 November, 2010

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Israel denied entry to Mehmet Kaplan, member of the Swedish parliament who participated in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Kaplan was detained in the Refused Entry room at Ben Gurion Airport. He had come to Israel to file a complaint with the police against the Israeli army for abduction, armed robbery, denial of liberty, and violence. (Hebrew)

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November 7th, 2010 at 7:31 pm