Israel Criminalizes Travel
Flytilla activists denied their right to visit the West Bank.
by Stephen Lendman
Israel systematically wages war on rule of law principles, truth, equity, justice, and other democratic values.
Even Jews aren't safe. Anyone challenging Netanyahu's regime and earlier ones becomes vulnerable.
Travelers beware. Israel criminalized entry earlier. Rogue officials are at it again.
At issue are so-called "flytilla" activists. Reports suggest about 1,500 planned West Bank trips. Their purpose is peacefully challenging Israel's illegal occupation and bonding with Palestinians they support.
Airflotilla2/Welcome to Palestine 2012 participants plan week-long solidarity actions. About two dozen civil society organizations invited them. So did Bethlehem's mayor.