What happens to enemy countries Arabs back from visiting Israel? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Genuine Tosefta
    • 01.11.07 | 01:44 (IST)

    They are investigated, put in prison and/or killed. One of them, an Iraqi Member of Parliament, had his two sons murdered by death squads upon returning to Baghdad because of that. Journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury from Bangladesh was severely beaten, had his office and businesses ransacked and closed and he is in poor health in jail facing trial, all for visiting Israel. Another example is Prof. Fouad Ajami who cannot go back to visit his native country, Lebanon, because of death threats after he was in Israel. Even Egyptian personalities are chastised in public if they visit Israel the Zionist state, and Egypt supposedly has a Peace Treaty with Israel.

    from the article: Arab MKs: Bid to bar trips to enemy states is 'racist'
    First published 00:00 31.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.10.07
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