Israel blocks arrival of pro-Palestinian activists after it circulated a blacklist of more than 300 names among airlines in Europe.
July 8, 2011 A local pro-Palestinian activist is detained by Israeli undercover police officers after protesting at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv. Scores of pro-Palestinian protesters trying to reach Israel were blocked at airports in Europe, and two American activists who arrived in Israel were deported early Friday, Israeli officials said. Israel asked foreign airlines to prevent blacklisted travelers from boarding flights bound for the country. Oded Balilty/AP Buy Photo