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Here’s a photo by French journalist Emilie Baujard, taken at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport at midday today, showing press technicians waiting for the arrival of any Air Flotilla participants who managed to slip through the barriers at European airports before boarding flights to Ben Gurion today. Hundreds of tickets were cancelled at the ...

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Bethlehem behind Israel's Wall

This is the Palestinian town of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank. Israel built this Wall. It was a unilateral decision, and a unilateral implementation of this decision. A member of the Israeli military (IDF Col. Danny Tirza) chose the route of this Wall, almost all by himself… Photos taken by Xavier Abu Eid, and […]

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Journalists get mad

A group of Palestinian journalists in Bethlehem are mad as hell — and they aren’t going to take it any more (?) Ma’an News Agency reported today that as a result of what happened at a demonstration at the main Bethlehem checkpoint yesterday (see our earlier report here, protesters and journalists were hit from both […]

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Tel Aviv Judge agrees to hold hearing in Jared Malsin deportation case

After considering both the Israeli State Prosecutor’s request and the response of American editor and journalist Jared Malsin, who has been detained at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport since last Tuesday afternoon (a full week ago), Tel Aviv Judge Kobi Vardi said that he saw a basis for an appeal, and said he would set a […]

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