Israel instructs foreign airlines to prevent departure of 300 pro-Palestinian activists

08.07.2011                      06.Tammus, 5771

"Gaza-Flieger":

Israel instructs foreign airlines to prevent departure of 300 pro-Palestinian activists

Transportation Ministry hands foreign airlines blacklist of 300 passengers who will be refused entry to Israel; move may prevent activists from reaching Israel.

Israel has instructed foreign airlines to prevent 300 pro-Palestinian activists from boarding flights to Israel over the weekend, after Israeli security forces handed them the names of 300 people who they had blacklisted.
The Transportation Ministry requested that foreign airlines report to Israeli authorities if any of the blacklisted passengers appear on their flights to Israel in the next 24 hours, stressing that these people will not be granted entry into Israel….