Gaza’s Not A Mads, Mads World Anymore

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Mads Gilbert – the appropriately named doctor who defames Israel while providing medical treatment and PR support for actual terrorists in Gaza – has reportedly been banned by Israel from entering Gaza.

Presumably because, you know, he provides medical treatment and PR support for actual terrorists in Gaza.

Mideast Egypt Israel Palestinians Norwegian DoctorsIsraeli authorities cited security reasons as to why they have shut doctor Gilbert out from the Gaza Strip.

The Norwegian 67-year-old has travelled to and from Gaza to treat Palestinians. This summer, the chief physician who lives and works in North Norway, was back working at Shifa hospital, Gaza, where he treated over 50 days many of the 11,000 injured.

The doctor was attempting to return to the region in October to help in the hospital and was stopped by Israeli officials from entering.

Gilbert says: “When we came back to the Erez border station, the Israeli soldiers told me that I could not go in to Gaza.”

Now the Israeli government is stating it is for security reasons that Gilbert is banned, according to an email from the Norwegian embassy in Tel Aviv. The embassy took up the case on Gilbert’s behalf after he was refused entry last month.

Norway’s Secretary of State, Bård Glad Pedersen, said to VG: “From the Norwegian perspective, we have raised Gilbert’s exclusion from Gaza and asked Israel to change their decision. The humanitarian situation in Gaza is still difficult and there is a need for all health workers.”

Gilbert himself believes the decision is connected to his critical comments against the state of Israel.

The outspoken peace activist wrote a letter to the global media in July this year, evoking the extreme conditions at the Gaza hospital he worked in.

You needn’t be a Norwegian doctor to confirm it sucks to be him.



Meanwhile, here he is schilling for Hamas and expressing his support for terrorism upon returning to Norway from Gaza.

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An Aussie immigrant to Israel, David Lange is founder and managing editor of Israellycool. He is a happy family man, and a lover of steak, Australian sports and single malt whisky.