“I am a proud Israeli and I have no problem coming to the UK despite the arrest warrant. I would have come anyway, whether or not the UK government had not blocked the warrant.
Ultimately, we share the same values and I trust the British system to recognise where the truth lies and not to play a part in the persecution of Israelis that is all too common in countries around the world”, she is reported as saying.
She 'revealed that she proudly displays a “wanted" picture of herself in her home alongside a similar photograph of her father when he was a militia leader during the pre-state British Mandate period.“The first thing I want to emphasise is my parents were freedom fighters and not terrorists. I am not willing to accept any comparison with terrorists like Hamas who are looking for civilians to kill.”...'Outside the hotel well-wishers bearing Israeli flags awaited Ms Livni's arrival, while across the street anti-Israel demonstrators, including Neturei Karta nutters and a sprinkling of "as-a-Jews", yelled in protest and chanted the "From the River to the Sea ..." refrain, as seen on these videos, the first by anti-Israel activist Alex Seymour (aka Seymour Alexander):