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    • David
    • 07.08.07 | 19:14 (IDT)

    I've been pulled out of line on each of my last three trips to Israel. Each time I've spent between half an hour to almost two hours being questioned and requestioned. Each time I've flown with my entire family. Each time I get no information from the security officers. Finally, I always get the "You may go" without further discussion. This time the 'security hold area' had six Arabs (all women with their children), a British woman, another American woman, and myself. Getting this treatment is an annoyance and an inconvenience- but if this protects Israel, then I'll put up with it every time.

    from the article: Colored tags for Arabs' luggage at Ben Gurion airport discontinued
    First published 00:00 07.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.07
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