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      Arutz Sheva Report: Fly-In Organizers Claim Success

      Flytilla organizers held a press conference in Jerusalem claiming success for their failed endeavor and saying they plan to try again.
      By Yoni Kempinski & Gavriel Queenann
      First Publish: 7/18/2011, 7:42 PM / Last Update: 7/18/2011, 8:40 PM

      Flytilla organizers organized a press conference in Jerusalem monday afternoon to emphasize their effort is only one of the many anti-Israel activities they are involved in and discussed their failure and plans to try again.

       
      Israel effectively thwarted the mass arrival of fly-in activists, which organizers claimed demonstrated Israel's "innapropriate response" to anti-Israel propaganda efforts staged by groups whose actions benefit the Hamas terror organization in Gaza..
       
      Organizers disputed Israel's right to exert sovreignty at its own ports and airports outside of Gaza by denying visas for those wishing to go to Gaza via Israel.