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Live Twitter coverage of 'flytilla' protest

April 15, 2012 09:36

Reporting includes tweets and pictures as Pro-Palestinian activists land at Ben Gurion airport to protest Israeli policies.

Pro-Palestinian activists at B-G Airport  [file]

pro-Palestinian activists at Ben Gurion Airport 370. (photo credit:REUTERS)

The Jerusalem Post is reporting live from Ben-Gurion Airport, where police have detained a few dozen pro-Palestinian activists who flew to Israel as part of the "flytilla" protest on Sunday.

"Welcome to Palestine 2012,” the umbrella organization overseeing the initiative, calls on activists to “challenge Israel’s policy of isolating the West Bank while the settler paramilitaries and army commit brutal crimes against a virtually defenseless Palestinian civilian population,” according to a message posted on the group’s website.

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