News Brief 6/27/2011, Sivan 25, 5771
PM Rescinds Ban Threat on Flotilla Journalists
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday removed the threat of being banned from covering events in Israel for ten years against journalists who participate in the upcoming Gaza flotilla. Netanyahu requested that a “special procedure” be instituted to cover journalists who will be aboard the flotilla ships, which are set to approach Israeli waters Tuesday.
The ban was originally announced Sunday by the Foreign Ministry.