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Blair sister-in-law: Gaza world’s largest concentration camp [waaaahmbulance chaser]
YNet ^ | Sept. 10, 2008 | Noa Raz

Posted on 09/10/2008 5:19:17 PM PDT by Alouette

British left-wing activist Lauren Booth remains stuck in Strip after journey to 'break' Israeli naval blockade, equates situation to Holocaust, Darfur

Unlike her brother-in-law, Quartet envoy to the Middle East Tony Blair, who frequently travels from Israel to the Palestinian territories and back, Lauren Booth has found herself stuck in the Gaza Strip.

The British left-wing activist arrived in the Hamas-controlled coastal enclave as part of the dozens of 'Free Gaza' activists who set out on two boats from Cyprus last month with the intent of "breaking" the Israeli naval blockade imposed on the Strip. Booth is one of the 10 activists who chose to remain in Gaza while her companions set sail back to Cyprus.

Since then she has been stuck in Gaza, unable to exit through Israel or Egypt.

In a telephone interview with Ynet on Wednesday, Booth slammed Israel's policies and called Gaza "the largest concentration camp in the world today. I was startled the Israelis agreed to this.”

Despite her current predicament, Booth said she has no regrets. "My children are the ones who are suffering, because I'm being prevented from leaving and they can't see me. I don't regret it, because I wanted to come here and help these children who are suffering on a daily basis," she said.

Booth asserted that the current siege is not the result of the policies of the Hamas government. "There's been a siege for 20 years already. Palestinians' freedom of movement has been restricted since the 80s. This is an inexcusable outrage on an international level."

She spoke of the situation in Gaza and said, “Yesterday, I visited mothers of children under the age of five. Nutrition here has deteriorated threefold over the last two years because it is impossible to bring food through the crossings. Unemployment has risen, so people can't even afford to buy what food there is left."

'It's as bad as Darfur'

When asked about Israel's right to respond to incessant attacks emanating from Gaza, Booth evoked Holocaust-related rhetoric. "There is no right to punish people this way. There is no justification for this kind of collective punishment. You were in the concentration camps, and I can’t believe that you are allowing the creation of such a camp yourselves.”

“The Palestinians’ suffering is physical, mental and emotional," she went on, "there is not a family here in which someone is not in desperate need of work, shelter or food. This is a humanitarian crisis on the scale of Darfur.

Booth said that while the media does focus on Gaza, its journalistic criterion remains deeply flawed.

“One Western person is stuck in Gaza and the media turns it into a huge story. A million and a half people are stuck in Gaza, and it's a non-story. I am telling you, what is going on here is a tragedy. Whatever is being done, it's not enough.”

One person Booth doesn't think is doing enough, is her brother in law Blair. “I don’t think he has a real idea of what's going on here. I think that the Israeli government is working very hard to keep him in the dark.”

Winter fuel shortage

Despite the morale boost from the sea-faring activists, Gaza residents are concerned of the impact the Israeli siege may have as winter nears, and are preparing for long months with limited amounts of fuel. Director of the Palestinian Energy Authority in Gaza warned of an exacerbation of the fuel siege during the cold season. The director said the amount of fuel currently being brought in to the Strip through Israel serves a mere 35% of the Palestinians' needs.

Meanwhile on Wednesday, Egyptian security forces prevented a convoy of local operatives from reaching the Rafah crossing and from there to Gaza.

Hamas slammed Egypt’s decision, and said that the security forces’ actions hurt the Egyptian nation’s feelings and those of the Palestinians.

Ali Waked contributed to the report


TOPICS: Extended News; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: blair; blockade; gaza; islam; mohammedanism; moonbat
Puke.
1 posted on 09/10/2008 5:19:17 PM PDT by Alouette
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2 posted on 09/10/2008 5:19:57 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: Alouette
You know if they would of given back to Israel the entire Balford accord this would not be happening.
3 posted on 09/10/2008 5:24:34 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Psalm 83:1-8 is on the horizon.)
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To: Alouette

Bring them all to Britain... Mizzzzzzz Blair.

LLS


4 posted on 09/10/2008 5:24:55 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (GOD, Country, Family... except for dims!)
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To: Alouette

So why isn’t Hamas firing mortars into Egypt now? Why ARE they firing mortars into Israel, and why are the people stuck under these horrendous conditions allowing them to?


5 posted on 09/10/2008 5:27:56 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: Alouette
Like, she's an activist, man!
6 posted on 09/10/2008 5:30:45 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Zakhor 'et 'asher-`asah lekha `Amaleq baderekh betze'tkhem miMitzrayim.)
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To: Alouette

“British left-wing activist”

Translation: English person engaged in money-making endeavor using the most unfortunate people she can find as props.


7 posted on 09/10/2008 5:31:31 PM PDT by CaliGirlGodHelpMe
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To: Alouette

Leave her there forever.


8 posted on 09/10/2008 5:33:23 PM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Alouette
"My children are the ones who are suffering, because I'm being prevented from leaving and they can't see me. I don't regret it,...

Children, listen to your mother, she knows you are suffering, and she doesn't regret making you suffer. In my mind this is the definition of a bitch. I have no sympathy for a person who puts herself before her kids. These kids are suffering because their mother is a selfish bitch.

9 posted on 09/10/2008 5:42:32 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: Alouette

Gaza is more like the world’s largest insane asylum.


10 posted on 09/10/2008 5:49:02 PM PDT by rbg81 (DRAIN THE SWAMP!!)
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To: Zionist Conspirator

Is an “activist” anything like a “community organizer”?


11 posted on 09/10/2008 5:51:25 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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Thinks happen when you cross international borders illegally. Maybe she can find a job that Gazans won't do.

12 posted on 09/10/2008 5:57:49 PM PDT by SJackson (as a black man, you know, Barack can get shot going to the gas station, Michelle O)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

“Is an “activist” anything like a “community organizer”?”

Excellent observation.


13 posted on 09/10/2008 5:58:46 PM PDT by wgflyer (Liberalism is to society what HIV is to the immune system.)
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To: Alouette
The director said the amount of fuel currently being brought in to the Strip through Israel serves a mere 35% of the Palestinians' needs

Just spit balling here so lets see where it hits.

Iran could lay an underwater delivery system providing all fossil fuel needs for free.

Iran could build missiles filled with fuel instead of plutonium. We could all watch as they floated down on parachutes.

The Palestinians could finally be pro choice. Instead of accepting cash from Muslims for a homicide bombing, use the cash to create an economy.

Would appreciate any and all inputs. Working together we could change the world.

14 posted on 09/10/2008 6:00:00 PM PDT by highpockets ("Obama's skillful application of lipstick has emptied every closet" said Mr Axlerod)
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To: highpockets

Palestinians do not care about anything other than killing Jews.


15 posted on 09/10/2008 6:07:16 PM PDT by Alouette (Vicious Babushka)
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To: rbg81

I think they used to have orange groves there. Must have become citrus-cented fire wood years ago.


16 posted on 09/10/2008 6:10:03 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: Alouette

“’It’s as bad as Darfur’”

What? She’s been trapped there, too? What is this woman, some sort of misery tourist?


17 posted on 09/10/2008 6:11:30 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: Alouette

Some one needs to tell this ignorant whore that if her “Palistinian” friends weren’t such murderous bastards there would be no need for the Israeli security check points. Perhaps the silly slut should shed a tear or two for the Israeli children intentionally murdered by the koranimals.


18 posted on 09/10/2008 6:15:33 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Pretty much..


19 posted on 09/10/2008 9:41:52 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Eleutheria5

She is conducting a world wide tour of Islamic misery theme parks..


20 posted on 09/10/2008 9:43:08 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: sheik yerbouty

“She is conducting a world wide tour of Islamic misery theme parks..”

Wow. Her kids are sure gonna miss her. She’ll be gone a while.

My wife used to work at Disney in Orlando. I could very well picture an Islamic theme park. Dhimmeland (see the Louvre after they spray paint the Mona Lisa and demolish all nude sculptures and paintings, Israel after the piece [sic] process has finally worked), Womanland (honor kill your sister, circumcise your daughter, make your wife wear a burqa), Suni-land and Shia-land (right within shooting distance of each other), and Ameriqaaland, or America after it becomes “enlightened” and Cat Stevens is the new Sultan.


21 posted on 09/10/2008 10:08:26 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: Eleutheria5

Cat Stevens will be Haj Khazir ibn Sharmuta( Been to Mecca, swinish son of a prostitute)


22 posted on 09/10/2008 10:20:29 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Alouette

Many ancient maps should Jerusalem as the center of the world and the Jewish Temple as the center of Jerusalem

These moonbats are magnetically attracted to the Holy Land for the same reason real Jews and Christians are

23 posted on 09/10/2008 10:45:55 PM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! ::::::|::::: Never bet on Islam!)
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To: Alouette
Despite her current predicament, Booth said she has no regrets. "My children are the ones who are suffering, because I'm being prevented from leaving and they can't see me. I don't regret it, because I wanted to come here and help these children who are suffering on a daily basis," she said.

Her children hope she's stuck there for a few years
They are getting a vacation from this harridan

24 posted on 09/10/2008 10:50:19 PM PDT by dennisw (Never bet on a false prophet! ::::::|::::: Never bet on Islam!)
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To: sheik yerbouty

“Cat Stevens will be Haj Khazir ibn Sharmuta( Been to Mecca, swinish son of a prostitute)”

Not bad. But I think his name would have to be Khaziri ibn Sharmuta to be “swinish” son of a prostitute. Instead he’s just a pig, sans lip stick.


25 posted on 09/12/2008 1:37:23 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: dennisw

“Her children hope she’s stuck there for a few years
They are getting a vacation from this harridan”

“I wanted to come here and help these children who are suffering on a daily basis”

In addition to malnutrition, physical and sexual abuse, oppression and daily exposure to violence and corruption, they’ve got to have the likes of her in their face, showering them with “compassion”.

“Hey, Ali. How do you say ‘please, we are unworthy of your kindness. Go bestow it on the children of Darfur, or better yet your own children’ in English?”

“I’m not sure. I think you use a lot of fourth-row upper-case random typing when you’re on Freep. Oh, why won’t she go away? I’m getting nightmares and I haven’t yet gone to sleep!”

“By the beard of the Prophet! So am I! Stop smiling at me! Please! Perhaps if I throw feces in her face?”


26 posted on 09/12/2008 1:47:15 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html. Donate to members.tripod.com/tva_israel/HOME.HTM)
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To: Alouette
Well it is true, with 1.1 million inhabitants, Gaza is the worlds largest concentration camp. But Hamas runs Gaza, not the Jews, as the Jews left Gaza years ago.

Now if the “inmates” in that funny farm were not such homicidal Maniacs, I would say the US should go in there to clean them out. However if we sent in the marines to kill the bad guys, nobody would be left. So, the best course is to pray for them to come to their senses, and save the bullets.

27 posted on 09/12/2008 2:12:57 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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