Israel ‘bars’ US-Palestinian NGO head from Mexico, US travel

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The Palestinian-American director of an NGO designated a terror organisation by Israel last year has claimed he was barred by Israeli authorities on Friday from travelling to the United States and Mexico. Ubai Aboudi, executive director of Bisan Center for Research and Development, said on Friday that he was meant to fly to Mexico to participate in the World Social Forum, which begins Sunday. “No reason was given to why I was denied, my repeated demands to be given a reason or to talk to a senior officer were met with refusal,” Aboudi said in one of a series of tweets about the incident. Aboud…

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