A dry and factual account of the “security” measures a 72-year-old Palestinian man went through yesterday at Ben Gurion airport LEAVING Israel/Palestine.   What on earth will he endure on his ARRIVAL back?  

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 When going through immigration control they entered his passport # in the computer and the saga began. A security officer came up behind him and asked him to follow to a police section near the luggage x-ray machines. Another two officers joined and the routine questioning began. Then all pocket contents emptied. 
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Image ‘Copyleft’ by Carlos Latuff
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My dad`s experience at airport yesterday
By Sam Bahour
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Saturday, August 4, 2012–My dad left our home in Al-Bireh at 7am yesterday, Friday, to head to the U.S. via Ben Gurion Airport.

At the entrance of the airport his taxi was not pulled over.

When he entered the airport, like everyone else, he placed his luggage on the conveyor to the x-ray machines. All fine.

He proceed to the airline counter and checked in his luggage. He kept with him one small carry-on bag.

When going through immigration…

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