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    • Arv
    • 15.12.09 | 22:13 (IST)

    I am an Indian married to an Israeli and raise suspicion at every possible place . A couple of years back I was returning from Sinai in my car with my family . At the Taba border they decided that they are going to go over my car . So they gave us a couple of plastic bags , made us take out every little pin in the car and then left us standing in the sun for nearly an hour at which point my wife lost her cool and started clicking the car with all our things , kids in the hot sun . So they came to inquire why we are clicking the things . When my wife told them she is clicking to send to a newspaper a manager came and told us we could leave . So they didn't check anything which goes to prove that there is no set rules or protocols, they decide to harass and check whomsover they please in whichever way . I can understand blowing up abandoned goods but shooting a laptop sounds most bizarre .

    from the article: Police shoot U.S. student's laptop upon entry to Israel
    First published 18:30 15.12.09 | Last updated 17:37 16.12.09
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