Haig, Margie

Margie Haig
27 April 2012News

Around 1,300 supporters of Palestinian human and national rights planned to arrive in Israel’s Ben-Gurion international airport on 15 April.

Their destination was the West Bank in occupied Palestine, where they planned to take part in a cultural project including the building of a school and repairing wells damaged by settlers.

Travellers to the occupied territories are forced to lie in order to pass through Israel, otherwise they are subjected to interrogation, detention and deportation. The ‘Welcome to Palestine’ mass fly-in was endorsed by Desmond Tutu…