13 'flytilla' activists to be returned to ports of origin

By
April 15, 2012 15:41




The Interior Ministry said Sunday that 13 of the "flytilla" activists who flew to Israel from Portugal, Canada, Switzerland and France are being returned to their ports of origin.

A further 27 French activists are being held in custody until their return flight. All have been questioned, a ministry spokeswoman said.

The activists want to draw attention to Israel’s practice of barring foreigners it believes could cause trouble by engaging in pro-Palestinian activities during their visit.

Read full story here.

Related Content
Breaking news
September 20, 2017
France's National Front on verge of split after election setback

By REUTERS