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No Trip to Brazil for Gaza Official

It is not clear why Israel stopped Amassi from traveling -- but it's not the first time, even though the PA claims he is innocent.

Israel has blocked a Palestinian Authority official from traveling from Gaza to Brazil, allegedly to attend the World Cup.

A report released to international wire services, the Palestinian Football Association said its deputy general-secretary Mohammad Ammassi was not allowed to travel from Gaza to Judea and Samaria, and then from there to Jordan, where he would allegedly continue on to Brazil.

In its statement, however, the PFA admitted, “This is not the first time Mr. Amassi has been denied a travel permit.” There was no explanation as to why Amassi has been denied travel permits in the past. The PA claimed “Israeli authorities have nothing against him,” and complained that the rejection was “a temperamental and arbitrary measure.”

Palestinian Authority Arabs have traveled daily in and out of Gaza via the Erez Crossing for medical and humanitarian reasons, and in and out of Judea and Samaria for business and similar employment reasons for years.

It is not known, however, whether or not the rejection was part of Israeli sanctions imposed in response to the Ramallah-based PA’s reconciliation with Gaza’s Hamas terrorist rulers, which resulted in the new PA unity government. What is known is that numerous Arab terrorist organizations have threatened to attack Israeli targets abroad.

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29 Responses to “No Trip to Brazil for Gaza Official”

  1. Omar A. Omar says:

    USA and UK are responsible and must pay for their mistake, they inserted an illegal state in the ME which is Israel making the ME unstable and full of terror and violence and it will keep so as long as ISRAEL exist, Palestine must be freed and occupation ended as a first step to create peace environment in the ME . USA and UK are responsible for all Israeli crimes as much as Israel is since they always support Israeli Aggression’s.

  2. George Blum says:

    1. He can travel through Jordan.

  3. George Blum says:

    I would boycott the arab states except there isn’t anything I would want from them.

  4. Omar A. Omar says:

    Death to israel

  5. Murad Khan says:

    peace of world flown away after israel came ito being…

  6. Murad Khan says:

    and from start they never stop fighting till yet …..palastinian didn’t got a day with peace….

  7. Omar A. Omar says:

    yes Murad , Israel & Peace never been together !!! never never

  8. Martin Kool says:

    Maybe hè can SWiM to Brazil

  9. NEVER FORGET ….
    GOD BLESS ISRAEL.
    GOD LOVES ISRAEL
    GOD PROTECT ISRAEL…

  10. David Bryan says:

    try going thru your brother arab nation’s border, egypt.

  11. Keep all those human haters out of Brasil. Let they bomb themselves !

  12. David Brooks says:

    Omar, keep on with your silly propaganda. Your Arab brothers ethnically cleansed my family from Iraq in 1948, and all Jews throughout the Arab world. Had you not done this there would have been 850,000 fewer Jews in Israel during the start of Israel’s modern existence.

    There never was such a big migration of Jews before 1948. So you see what happens when you try to work against Hashem. Arabs became the biggest Zionists lol

  13. idiot!! just fly to Brazil and stop looking for attention.

  14. Gene Strong says:

    Perhaps prison officials want him to finish his sentence before he is released and allowed to travel to Brazil.

  15. Ken Man says:

    Use their own airport, every nation has one, oh that’s right they’re a fabricated nation hehehe

  16. Uzi Kattan says:

    Don’t just bar him, execute that terrorist.

  17. Alao Gideon says:

    A contigent of anti-riot police should be deployed to Al Aqsa to stop another big rally to protest presence of Jews in Al Aqsa

  18. Karen Bryant says:

    Why didn’t he go through Egypt???

  19. Star Wear says:

    Palestinians……. Your own brother Arabs DO NOT WANT YOU!!! Your behavior is wrong!!! Why can t you just behave…. Leave to Brazil…. To do what…. Spread more wrong….

  20. yes its soccer wc we want watch best teams players not people blowing themselves and other innocent people up

  21. Always trying to control people

  22. Loren Renee says:

    Should have thought of that before. I’m sure he can try to go. As long as he doesn’t try to get back.

  23. Uh no official word from Israel on this issue – cuz nobody really asked them including the guy claiming he did!

  24. Marcel Murad says:

    Brazil probably does not want this crud in their country.

  25. Cris Burns says:

    U have the seed of evil…

  26. Paul Gelsman says:

    Let him go, but don’t let him come back.

  27. palliwood at it’s utmost

  28. I love the term palliwood – it’s so fitting!

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