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

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.
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