Gaza Mom in detention at Cairo airport with kids

A Palestinian mother of two is stuck at Cairo airport, having been kept for an unknown reason by security. She may be deported to the UK. She is relating her experience on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gazamom

Gazamom
waitng and waiting. this man has no answers and my file has been disappeared or cast aside for teh moment. running out of diapers.
about 1 hour ago from web
will be shocked if Yousuf and Noor's immune system survives this 24 jolt - eating and sleeping off roach ridden premises included
about 2 hours ago from web
@marcynewan WHICH airport? this one of the other?
about 2 hours ago from web
room full of illegal egypyptia workers
about 4 hours ago from web
new information: apparently, I am a security and political threat
about 4 hours ago from web
anyone have an inside connection w/ Egyptian amn il dawla?
about 4 hours ago from web
i keep getting told "the gaza situation is very special" , as in "you are not human, you have no rights" special
about 4 hours ago from web
this must be a VERY high order because every call I have made has failed. I told them its not my fault egypt is in the way to my home
about 4 hours ago from web
@tomsp i'm recording my ordeal and journey with my flip mino
about 4 hours ago from web
i suggested I could parachute into Gaza and avoid Egypt altogether
about 4 hours ago from web
was told that there is a high order not to allow palns into egypt if rafah is closed-even though egy. consul in DC gave me written approval
about 4 hours ago from web
still stuck: hour 15. now told i will be deported back to the US even though I have no valid visa there. told paln are not allowed in
about 4 hours ago from web
still stuck. managed to avoid early deportation and buy myself some more time- anyone with connections in the egyptian govt ??
about 12 hours ago from web
He asked those questions to teh egyptian officials, who just said "Rabina kbeer"
about 14 hours ago from web
Yousuf asked me: why are they not allowing us through? what did we do? and why did they allow Israelis through but not us?
about 14 hours ago from web
hour 6 in egyptian detention. low level official told me they plan to deport me to teh UK-even though I have no visa
about 14 hours ago from web
this is weird- I am opening noor's cot in the airport for her to sleep in. i think I'm going to film this.
about 16 hours ago from web
sitting next to a snoring sudanese man and a roach yousuf just crushed
about 17 hours ago from web
maybe now time to whip out my digital recorder and flip camera
about 17 hours ago from web
am now being told I will be deported "somewhere"
about 17 hours ago from web


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