Demonstrators slip into Eurosatory

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A handful of anti-Israeli demonstrators today somehow managed to slip past stringent badging and security measures at the Eurosatory land and air-land defense show being held this week in Paris and at midday unfurled banners and vociferously drew attention to themselves outside the Israeli pavilion. Calling on a boycott of Israel, they accused Israel of killing women and children in Gaza. Visitors to the show, drawn to the area by the noise, seemed more interested than concerned, many whipping out cameras to film the unusual activity. Your correspondent did likewise:

 

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