Arabs Remove Israeli Flags From Bypass Roads (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Rachel Hirshfeld 05/06/12)
INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS
INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS Articles-Index-Top
A group of Arabs activists removed Israeli flags from main bypass
roads between cities in the northern Binyamin region early Saturday,
the Ma’an news agency reported.
The activists replaced Israeli flags with Palestinian Authority
flags, according to Ibrahim Burnat, one of the participants. Burnat
told Ma’an that a group of young men left Ramallah at 3 a.m. to
complete the task.
“On one of the main roads between Ramallah and Nablus (|Shechem),
activists quickly scaled ladders to reach the Israeli flags on
electricity poles and replaced them with Palestinian flags,” the news
Arab blogger Maath Musleh reported on Twitter that, "The Israeli
flags that were removed from Nablus - Ramallah road will be burned"
in central Ramallah.
Burnat said that the campaign "angered Israeli settlers [when they
saw what had occurred, ed.]," but was completed quickly and quietly,
He continued to note that a series of similar efforts are underway,
but declined to disclose the details "because they will also be
According to the report, Burnat said the group did not want to
disclose its identity, as its goal is to support the "Palestinian
cause," not partisan agendas. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/06/12)
Return to Top
MATERIAL REPRODUCED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY