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    I wonder what they did which made them appear suspicious? My first reading of the below account which also misses out the reasons for why there was so much objection to their prescence, perhaps there was no reason?



    Palestinian authorities have demanded an investigation after a Palestinian and an Arab-Israeli were removed from a plane departing Greece after Jewish Israeli passengers insisted that they presented a security threat.

    Palestinians said the incident was reminiscent of apartheid, while civil rights groups said it was a consequence of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, inciting hatred against the Arab Israeli community.

    Dozens of Israelis on board the Aegean Airlines flight from Athens to Tel Aviv on Sunday night complained about the presence of the two Arabs, delaying the flight by 90 minutes.

    Their documents were rechecked by Greek security officials, who found no reason not to allow them on the flight.

    One had an Israeli passport while the other had a valid Israeli residence permit.

    Jewish Israeli passengers were standing in the aisles and refused to sit down, leaving the pilot with little choice but to ask the two Arabs to leave the aircraft.

    "It started with three or four people and by the end there were 60 to 70 people standing up, demanding that the pair disembark," a spokesman for Aegean Airlines said.

    The two Arabs were escorted off the plane and spent the night in an airport hotel. They resumed their journey the next day, taking a flight home to Israel.

    Saeb Erekat, the secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, called the decision to eject them "unjust and disgraceful." He referred to both men as Palestinians.

    "We are outraged by how two Palestinians were treated with discrimination and prejudice at the hands of the Aegean cabin crew prior to the departure of last Sunday's flight," he said in a statement.

    "We call upon the Greek government to take strong action against this racist act, including compensation for the two Palestinian passengers.

    "This appalling behaviour by the Israeli passengers is reminiscent of the worst years of the South African apartheid," he said.

    The airline said it was grateful to the two men for voluntarily agreeing to take another flight.

    "We thank again the two Israeli passengers that agreed to disembark for their understanding and collaboration and we apologise for the whole episode, which was indeed extremely unfortunate," Aegean said in a statement.

    It said the passengers who objected to the two Arabs were “very vocal and persistent”.

    Yonatan Gher, the head of Amnesty International in Israel, said the incident was an example of how the Israeli government had incited distrust and ill-feeling towards Arab Israelis, particularly in the wake of a deadly shooting attack in Tel Aviv last week by an Arab Israeli gunman.

    Israeli security forces are still hunting for the suspect in the attack, Nashat Milhem.

    "People should not be surprised by such shameful acts when the prime minister stands at the forefront of incitement and the racist narrative against an entire sector of society, during the last election and now as well," Mr Gher said.

    Michal Rozin, an MP with the secular, centre-Left Meretz party, said: “The prime minister and his ministers sow fear and hate through slander and incitement, and this is the result.

    “The government must understand that marking Israeli-Arab citizens as potential terrorists leads to the loss of morals and values that endangers our future as a society."


    Anger after Arabs forced off plane by Jewish Israeli passengers - Telegraph

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    " Jewish Israeli passengers were standing in the aisles and refused to sit down, leaving the pilot with little choice but to ask the two Arabs to leave the aircraft."

    How about arresting every one of those bigoted fuckers?


    The victims should sue the airline for every dime they have.

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    No need for them to sue KW. For the meek shall inherit the earth.

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    How could these two present a security threat ?

    Something just sounds absurd with the story.

    I might just boycott flying on Aegean Airlines.
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    ^Not sure how or why you could blame the airline. Certainly they did the logical thing in respect of their business. The blame lies with the retarded bigots who kicked up a stink?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeeCoffee View Post
    How could these two present a security threat ?

    Something just sounds absurd with the story.

    I might just boycott flying on Aegean Airlines.

    I'd Say the airline is totally at fault.

    The airline should have used diplomacy, and told the protesting passengers, that the Flight would be delayed, and that any customer not happy with flying, should disembark, and find an alternative flight, and went on to say, all safety precautions had of been followed and there wasn't a threat to any passengers safety.

    What they've done here, happens to be very bad PR for the Airline, the Number of Muslim customers that may now Boycott the Airline is far costlier than they could imagine.

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    Whatever the reason, or excuse, I'd say that the wronged passengers have a very strong legal case against the airline, and can walk away minted. I suggest they sue. I wonder if those vile Israeli bigots are Settlers...

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    Filthy Zionist bigot kunts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin View Post
    I wonder what they did which made them appear suspicious? My first reading of the below account which also misses out the reasons for why there was so much objection to their prescence, perhaps there was no reason?
    Thats what happens when racists meets racists !

    Imagine the scenario the other way arround

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