Latest News:  
Beijing   Shower/Overcast    20 / 10 ℃  City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>World

Palestinians condemn Israeli plans to curb fly-in of activists

(Xinhua)

14:58, April 11, 2012

RAMALLAH, April 10 (Xinhua) -- Palestinian popular committees on Tuesday slammed Israel for planning to prevent hundreds of peace activists from reaching West Bank through Israel's Ben Gurion airport.

The activists, mainly from Europe, would like to travel to West Bank to participate in a peaceful demonstration against Israeli occupation and the expansion of Jewish settlements.

"Israel insists to obstruct any international activity in support of the Palestinian cause," said Jamal Jom'a, coordinator of the popular committees in Ramallah's villages.

Israel declared that it has completed preparations to deal with the fly-in campaign, dubbed Welcome to Palestine, which is due to land in the airport by the end of the week.

Israel Radio quoted police sources as saying that authorities will deal firmly with the activists to prevent any provocative scenes.

Western campaigners succeeded in their first flights to the West Bank through Israel in 2010, but Israel curbed the second trip in 2011, arresting and later deporting the activists.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:雪萌)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. One Day Without Shoes event held in Toronto

  2. World's largest swimming pool in Chile

  3. Yellow River’s beautiful scenery in Sichuan’s Tangke

  4. People who desilt city's pipeline underground

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. China should be patient during peaceful rise
  2. Respond calmly to 'China threat theory'
  3. Why are Chinese goods more cheap abroad?
  4. Hold mainstream of China-ASEAN relations
  5. Asia-Pacific countries should promote free trade
  6. Anelka cannot save Chinese football
  7. Quick stop to good progress in N.Korea
  8. EU urged to do Chinese companies justice
  9. A hard-earned, favorable turn for Syria issue
  10. BRICS mulls joint bank

What's happening in China

Chinese cinemas begin to show 'Titanic' in 3D

  1. China recalls imported Buick Enclaves
  2. Cold for north China, rain for south
  3. New safety rules for school buses take effect
  4. 'Good samaritan' appeals against taxi service fine
  5. High mercury levels found in cosmetics

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai