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Activists accuse Israel, Air France of racism
Raanan Ben-Zur
Published: 16.04.12, 00:53
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1. Israeli citizens are not all Jewish
Yitzhak ,   Israel   (04.16.12)
But that fact won't stand in the way of a good story for these anti-Israel activists.
2. look at their face ....they look like they belong to a cult
rachel ,   usa   (04.16.12)
3. Sonvereignty
Pasquinel ,   Canada   (04.16.12)
This is the land that Almighty G_D gave Israel. It also houses the Capital of the world. It belongs to the Jews and no one else, period. If sovereign Israel chooses not to let someone into their country for whatever reason, that is their G_D given right. Ther is no injustice here, only rebelious despots calling everything racism if you don't agree with them. Grow up simpletons.
4. I AM NOT TO JEWS (WITH U$A)
me   (04.16.12)
5. if the french
daniela ,   panama   (04.16.12)
female denied entry to Israel was not a protestor, why the french protestors group was so concerned that she was not allowed to flight? all of the sudden they are worried about her rights? They are really stupid.. when so much is happening around the world, specially of the arab word, regarding human rights, they spend their time making a big fuss over one person that was denied to fly. What about worrying about people who are being killed daily in Syria? isnt this more important?┬┤Or how about the people that are silenced in Iran? aren't they worth the french left attention?
6. What a resounding flop!
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (04.16.12)
1,500 expected; 78 flew; 3 made it to Bethlehem. I wonder if the conferences and ceremonies have been cancelled. I suspect that, with only three foreign individuals in the audience, the answer is "yes."
7. They really have a Nerve. Bullying Jews is over
Sami ,   New York, USA   (04.16.12)
They really have a Nerve. Bullying Jews is over.
8. Correction
Michael ,   West Jerusalem/Ny   (04.16.12)
The picture with the tag " french activist" is actually a member of Israeli left wing group.
9. Yeah - how racist to block foreigner instigators
William ,   Israel   (04.16.12)
How dare Israel permit its own citizens to fly into the country while blocking those foreigners who are taking part in a belligerent violation of Israel's sovereignty. Shocking - how utterly shocking. I am equally shocked that the US allows those with citizenship and passports to go easily into the country without much questioning. It's just a human rights travesty (/sarcasm)
10. Activists accuse Israel, Air France of racism
jacques ,   nsw   (04.16.12)
c'est la vie
11. Awe...these poor babies are feeling Jewish are they?
EZRA THE PROUD JEW ,   USA-ISRAEL   (04.16.12)
So now these boobs feel what its like to be treated like a Jew: segregated, hated, separated, denied, denied, denied! LOL! So now they know how they treated us all of these years AND HOW THE STILL TREAT US! I have not an ounce of sympathy for Israel haters, Jew haters, etc. They can all go to hell. Its ridiculous what we've put up with for 2,000 years. These little weenies can't handle being denied a flight. What a pack of losers.
12. A new definition of race?
Canadian lawyer ,   Toronto, Canada   (04.16.12)
So Israel and Air France are "racists"? Silly me. I didn't realize that a gang of hate-filled, provocative, mindless idiots constituted a "race".
13. Israel has a right
Daniel ,   Tracy USA   (04.16.12)
To refuse entrance to anyone for any reason. It is their security and there law, plain and simple. As far a suing the airline good luck. these idiots are probably going to wind up on the no fly list for inter pole, good luck flying anywhere now!
14. I feel your pain,
Elad ,   Houston/Israel   (04.16.12)
I'm very sympathetic to your plight in fact the same thing happens to me when I try to fly to France, Uk, Germany, Finland, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iran, Kuait, Iraq, Pakistan, Afganistan, Maylasia, Indonesia, I'm getting tired of typing. bye by
15. Sure, sue Israel for not letting terrorists piss on her.
Bunnie Meyer ,   Los Angeles, CA USA   (04.16.12)
16. Information needed
I. Breshinski ,   USA   (04.16.12)
Who is financing the trip of the terrorists to Israel? Can we find a penalize them?
17. Translation
Gee ,   Zikron Yaakov   (04.16.12)
Air France obeyed international law and did not allow anarchists to board the planes and then be forced to pay for their return fare themselves.
18. I think I am going to cry.
leo ,   usa   (04.16.12)
19. Twisted logic concerning "racism"
Alexander ,   Tel Aviv, Israel   (04.16.12)
So the woman was denied the right to fly to Israel because she was not an ethnic Jew/ethnic Israeli and/or an Israeli citizen. That is considered to be racism. Aha, I see. But hating Jews/Israelis because we happen to be Jews/Israelis is not racism? And burning Israeli flags in Europe and calling for the death and destruction of Jews and Israel, demonstrating on the streets of Europe against Israel or calling for boycotts of Israel or interfering with Israel's independence, sovereignty, territory, borders, air space and waters and DENYING 4000 YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY IN ISRAEL and accusing us of being "European colonialists" (despite the fact that Jews CAME TO EUROPE FROM THE MIDDLE EAST 1000-1500 years ago, and Jews in Europe and Jews in the Middle East have the same and common ancestry and ethnicity and preserved their ethnicity for centuries) is all of the sudden not racism? Hating Israel because of its explicit ethnic-national character as a Jewish/Israeli/Israelite/Judean/Hebrew nation state is not racism? Allowing a bunch of "Palestinians" who in reality are Arab speaking Moslems belonging to at least a dozen separate distinct nationalities and ethnicities with no common history or ancestry whatsoever, arrived here as illegal immigrants and invaders in the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, can claim and steal our 4000-year-old Jewish homeland, and that's ok, but Jews claiming national freedom and national self determination on Jewish soil on which we have lived for 4000 years is all of the sudden racism? Aha, I see. Perfect logic.
20. Good News!
Bill Foonman ,   Jacksonville USA   (04.16.12)
Keep them out and ship the others to Damascus where they are needed.
21. DISCRIMINATION ?!
Yosef Y. MSc' ,   USA   (04.16.12)
It is only in Israel, this half-baked creatures can afford to safely vent their venom - being gently escorted out by a male and female police officers. Try in in any of the Arab countries - better yet IRAN . Even these neanderthals know the difference - Jewish morality will protect them and prevent any harm done - not that they do not deserve it . About time to wake up, my fellow Jews , and let them taste some of their own medicine...
22. Enough of this. What's Sara Netanyahu doing these days??
tom ,   tel aviv   (04.16.12)
23. if only...
David Cohen ,   Milwaukee USA   (04.16.12)
yes, only three made it in... but, unfortunately, success in such matters is measured in how much media attention is garnered. As Daniela righty pointed out, why were the activists so concerned about the "non-protestor" denied passage? The reasons is that it provides another weapon with which to attack Israel. Sad, but true.
24. :)
Arthuro ,   usa   (04.16.12)
25. Poor 'Activists' never learn..
Raya ,   Petach Tikva, Israel   (04.16.12)
Would you go to Turkey to protest for the Armanian? Hypocrites. Syrians need help, where's your voice?
26. Kol Hakavod to border control.Great work.Keep it up!
Alan ,   SA   (04.16.12)
27. NOW WE WILL GET SELF-HATING
DA URBAN POET ,   SAFED OPERA HOUSE   (04.16.12)
Israel will now import self-hating jews who support our enemies.
28. Flytilla into French occupied Basque
ETA ,   Basque   (04.16.12)
Why are these French "peace activititrs" not protesting their government's illegal occupation of ancestral Basque lands! Or for that matter, the illegal French occupation and ethnic cleansing of Brittany, Alsace, Flanders, and Corsica?
29. wrong word. correct label is brain diseased
ralph   (04.16.12)
30. Is "activist" a new race?
Jew ,   JewLandia   (04.16.12)
Because if "activist" is recategorized as a race ONLY then can Israel and Air France be accused of racism!
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