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Detained for Oscar chance

Published Tue 26 Feb 2013
Issue No. 2342

Palestinian film-maker Emad Burnat thought he’d get a break from life under occupation when he travelled to the US last week.

His film 5 Broken Cameras, about demonstrations against the security barrier in his West Bank home, had been nominated for an Oscar.

But on his way to the ceremony he was detained for an hour and a half at Los Angeles airport.

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The Troublemaker
Tue 26 Feb 2013, 16:52 GMT
Issue No. 2342
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