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    • Ben Alofs
    • 15.04.12 | 14:10 (IDT)

    It is impossible to enter the Westbank without first going through the Israeli border control. This is the international borderpost you will meet if you cross, like I have done on numerous occasions, the Allenby/King Hussein Bridge. If I would be honest and state my intention, that I was going to visit Ramallah, Nablus, Jenins, I would be denied entry. In order to get in, one must lie. This is the point the fly in activists are making. Israel controls all access points to the Occupied Territories (barring Rafah).

    from the article: 'Israel cannot legally ban pro-Palestinian activists bound for West Bank'
    First published 20:45 11.04.12 | Last updated 20:45 11.04.12
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