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A former EAPPI volunteer, Marthie Momberg was on her way to a Kairos Palestine conference in Bethlehem.
The barring of MCC peace worker is not an isolated incident, but part of an apparent Israeli campaign against human rights and solidarity organizations.
Censoring my criticism of Israel didn’t prevent me from being denied entry.
In the last year, Israel’s discriminatory policies have come under increased scrutiny as it attempts to join the US Visa Waiver Program.
During my detention, Israeli officials seemed obsessed about my humanitarian activities.
Israel has mounted a brutal crackdown ever since an Israeli soldier was shot dead in the city on 22 September.
New laws would mean that Israel is held to different standards than other nations in the Visa Waiver Program.
Israel continues to severely restrict academic and other contacts between Palestinians and the outside world while complaining that it is being unjustly targeted by academic and cultural boycott.
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