Arab German Security Guards Storm Israeli Tourist Stand

From the makers of British baggage handlers comes the latest in perplexing employment decisions: German private security firm guards.

Things get messe in Berlin (Photo: DPA)

Police pulled three security guards away on Thursday afternoon after they marched on the Israeli stand at the ITB Berlin tourism fair shouting “Free Palestine.”

The men, who were employed at the ITB Berlin fair by a private security firm, surrounded the Israeli tourism board’s stand and shouted “Free Palestine” and “Freiheit für Palästina”, according to Tagesspiegel.

Police pulled the men away and they were later suspended from their jobs.

According to witnesses spoken to by Tagesspiegel, the three men appeared to be of Arabic background.

ITB Berlin, the world’s largest tourism fair, is attended by roughly 11,000 exhibitors from 180 countries.

Berlin police have previously said that men who work for private security firms in the capital occasionally have connections to radical mosques.

They are doing it all wrong – “they” being the guards but also those who thought it wise to employ them.

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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