Pro-Palestinian Activists Call for Mass "Fly-in" to Israel in July

(Jerusalem Post) Oren Kessler - Pro-Palestinian activists are planning to send hundreds of Palestinians living abroad on commercial flights to Ben-Gurion Airport on July 8 in a dramatic display of solidarity. According to a report released this week by the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center, organizers believe the planned Gaza flotilla is too limited in scope, and broader action is needed to "remove the blockade from the entire land of Palestine." After holding a protest rally at the airport, the arrivals plan to travel to the West Bank to "express solidarity" with Palestinians. Fifteen organizations are involved in the initiative, including the International Solidarity Movement.

2011-06-03 00:00:00

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