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Israel captures peace activists en route to Gaza

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posted on Jul, 1 2009 @ 04:47 AM
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Israel captures peace activists en route to Gaza


rawstory.com

This is an outrageous violation of international law against us,” said McKinney in a press release issued by the Free Gaza Movement. “Our boat was not in Israeli waters, and we were on a human rights mission to the Gaza Strip. President Obama just told Israel to let in humanitarian and reconstruction supplies, and that’s exactly what we tried to do.”

“Any organization or country that wishes to transfer humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip can legally do so via the established crossings
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posted on Jul, 1 2009 @ 04:47 AM
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The point that needs to be seen here is the vigilance that Israel is guarding the border going into Gaza. The article linked does go on to say that it was a small boat carrieng supplies and toys for Gaza, and that other boats had gotten through in the past. There boat was searched and then given clearance to proceed. So if Israel is guarding the water way as closely as it seems, I can't help but wonder if it has been used to smuggle weapons before.

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posted on Jul, 1 2009 @ 08:43 AM
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With respect- the Gazans need aid- no doubt- but they've also re-opened tunnels between themselves and Egypt- mainly for odnance.

How in god's name can ANYONE differentiate the two?



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