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Israel’s internal inquiry into killing of humanitarian aid workers finds no wrongdoing

Sunday January 23, 2011 19:21 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News The commission created by the Israeli government to ‘investigate’ the Israeli attack on a humanitarian aid flotilla in international waters in May 2010 has issued its first report, claiming that Israeli soldiers “acted in self defense”. The “internal investigation” has been called into question […]

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Turkish PM says Israel’s Gaza flotilla inquiry lacks credibility

Jan 23, 2011 |  | Al Bawaba Erdogan Turkey’s prime minister on Sunday dismissed an Israeli inquiry’s findings defending the actions of the Israeli army in the raid against a Turkish-led flotilla to Gaza last year. According to the AP, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Israeli report had “no value or credibility.” The Israeli […]

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Hamas slams findings of Gaza flotilla probe

23 January 2011| Khaleej Times Online – GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories – The militant Islamic Hamas group on Sunday dismissed as a “coverup” the finding of an Israeli investigation into the Gaza naval blockade and a fatal commando raid on a sanctions-busting aid flotilla.      Nine Turkish activists were killed by Israeli troops in […]

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Israel Investigation Says Gaza Flotilla Raid Legal

After seven months, the Turkel Commission has issued its report, saying that the raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla of aid ships that killed nine people last May was legal. The soldiers acted in self-defense, according to the report issued Sunday that also said the naval blockade of Gaza was legal under international law. Although it […]

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Flotilla raid ‘regrettable’ but legal, Israeli commission finds – CNN.com

By the CNN Wire Staff January 23, 2011 — Updated 1558 GMT (2358 HKT)   Israel flotilla report STORY HIGHLIGHTS Commission: Israeli troops acted “in a measured manner” Activists aboard vessel were “direct participants in hostilities,” it concluded A survivor of the raid called the report a “whitewash” and a “farce” RELATED TOPICS Israel Gaza […]

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Gisha: Israeli flotilla inquiry cannot authorize the collective punishment of a civilian population

by Gisha on January 23, 2011 · 0 comments Like 0 Retweet 1 In response to today’s publication of the interim report of the Turkel Commission to Examine the Maritime Incident of 31 May, 2010, and its conclusion that the naval closure of the Gaza Strip, as well as the actions Israel took to enforce […]

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Turkey shocked at Israel Flotilla claims

PressTV – Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:29PM Turkey is dismayed over an Israeli investigation panel’s attempt at rationalizing Tel Aviv’s deadly strike on the Gaza-bound convoy, Freedom Flotilla. Ankara said it was “appalled and dismayed” at the Israeli panel’s findings, which had called both the assault and Tel Aviv’s siege of the Gaza Strip ‘legal.’ […]

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Israel Targets Free Gaza Movement with Repulsive Propaganda

January 17, 2011 posted by Michael Leon | VeteransToday   Israeli Propaganda aimed at human rights activists It is not enough that humanitarian activists on the Mavi Marmara were illegally boarded and attacked in international waters on a peace mission to Gaza. Nor is it sufficient that nine peace activists on the Mavi Marmara were assassinated […]

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ei: The return of the Mavi Marmara

Faiz Ahmed writing from Istanbul, Turkey, Live from Palestine, 4 January 2011 The Mavi Marmara receives a hero’s welcome in Istanbul. (Faiz Ahmed) The Mavi Marmara returned to a hero’s welcome at Istanbul’s Sarayburnu port late last month. Docking at its port of departure for the first time since its fateful voyage began seven months […]

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Recognizing the Mavi Marmara Dead and All of Gaza’s Heroes

Tim King Salem-News.com Dec 30, 2010 Many have laid down their lives in the effort to see Gaza liberated; they paid the ultimate price and should be recognized. Salem-News.com artwork by Austin King. Special thanks to cultures of resistance and the film “Gazastrophe” (SALEM, Ore.) – It seems more than legitimate that the names of […]

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palestina: A banner depicting the faces of the… – Palestine Today

5:36 am – Wed, Dec 29, 2010 High-Res palestina: A banner depicting the faces of the nine men killed, displayed on the Mavi Marmara ship, the lead boat of a flotilla headed to the Gaza Strip which was stormed by Israeli naval commandos in a predawn confrontation in the Mediterranean May 31, 2010, on its […]

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Gaza Interior Ministry: Mavi Marmara is a symbol of freedom

[ 27/12/2010 – 07:15 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The Interior Ministry in Gaza said Sunday that the Mavi Marmara ship served as a symbol of freedom by standing in the face of and refusing to surrender to the Israeli naval force that lethally attacked it late last May. The ship’s return to its homeland […]

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Israel anticipates aid convoys to Gaza may attempt to bust naval blockade

[ 26/12/2010 – 11:40 AM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israel has been on alert since early Saturday as it anticipates that a convoy of ships which departed from Syria Sunday could change course from its destination in the port of El Arish in Egypt and head straight for the Gaza Strip in an attempt […]

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Dec 20, 2010 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under a siege for 1286 days |Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات Every day updating all news, sources and actual information about Gaza – Palestine, check also earlier notes since June 1th, 2010 with all news from worldwide newspapers and sources. وسلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته **************************************************************** The Electronic Intifada Campaign: Help keep our reporting strong in 2011 http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11662.shtml **************************************************************** No blockade […]

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