Israel Police decrease presence at airport after pro-Palestinian activists stopped abroad

08.07.2011                      06.Tammus, 5771

"Gaza-Flieger":

Israel Police decrease presence at airport after pro-Palestinian activists stopped abroad

Police believe most of the 300 pro-Palestinian activists blacklisted by Israel to be prevented from flying at airports abroad; Israel security forces lower state of alert.

Israel Police decided to decrease security presence at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday evening, saying it no longer expects a mass fly-in of pro-Palestinian activists to Israel because most of them had been already stopped abroad.
The first wave of activists is due to arrive between 1 A.M. and 4 A.M. overnight Thursday, but police believe only a small number of activists will actually be arriving….