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September 5, 2011 10:17 am

Israelis Humiliated at Istanbul Airport

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Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-200. Photo: Terence Ong.

YNet – About 40 Israeli passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight from Tel Aviv to Istanbul were held for several hours by local police on Monday after their passports had been taken away from them. The passengers said that the Turkish police officers were disrespectful, claiming that such an incident was unprecedented.

“I think that the police officers didn’t even know what they were looking for,” one of the passengers told Ynet. “They apparently got an order to detain us, one by one. Everyone was in shock; we didn’t know what they were going to do to us. Obviously this was done intentionally in order to create an unpleasant feeling.”

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  • I.M. Knotfooled

    What S.Harper does not seem to understand is that Israeli’s are not suicide bombers. If it was a justified detention to evaluate if the passengers where a danger to others, well that is acceptable.

    In this case, it was an act of hatred towards Jews & Israel.

    S.Harper is not thinking clearly. A confused mind.

  • S Harper

    Now you may get a small taste of what Palestininas go through in Lod airport not to metion the daily humiliation imposed on Palestinians through thousands of check points in the occupied lands.