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Israeli security inspects some Arab visitors email accounts

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June 5, 2012 | 10:37 am

Israel has begun inspecting emails of some Arab visitors and expelling those visitors who are deemed a threat to the country.

Israel airport security officials are asking these visitors to log on to their email accounts so officials may conduct a security search for any incriminating activities, according to The Associated Press.

The inspections have targeted Arab visitors in an effort to root out any individuals with histories of pro-Palestinian activism.

At least three Arab-American women have been expelled in recent weeks after their email accounts were searched, according to the AP.

The report indicates that Israel has become stricter in its security policies following clashes with international activists who continue to attempt to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Israel has used social media to identify and prevent activists from boarding flights to Israel.

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