Skip to comments.Confirmed Hamas Leader Among Flotilla 'Activists'
Posted on 06/03/2010 5:21:35 AM PDT by SJackson
A confirmed terrorist leader was among the Gaza flotilla extremists aboard the Mavi Marmara on Monday, holding a Dutch passport.
Amin Abu Rashed, 43, was among the militants arrested on the Turkish vessel following the vicious attack on Israeli Naval commandos who boarded the ship. The Palestinian Authority Arab holds a Dutch passport and operates out of Rotterdam as the leader of the Hamas terrorist network in the Netherlands. He has presented himself to Dutch media and others as a human rights activist.
According to a report posted Tuesday on the Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Report, Abu Rashed also known as Amin Abu Ibrahim was one of the chief organizers of the Gaza flotilla.
The six-ship flotilla, sponsored largely by Turkey, refused to change course despite repeated Israeli requests to head for Ashdod port rather than violate an embargo on the Hamas terrorist-run Gaza region. In Ashdod, Israel promised to off-load the ships' cargo, inspect it for contraband and then deliver all legal humanitarian aid to Gaza via the land crossings but the ships refused to comply, vowing instead to reach Gaza or martyrdom.
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A show of hands from everyone surprised by this revelation...
Next time this happens hopefully Israel will just sink the boats.
Yet, people wouldn't believe the truth it they were hit in the face with a bat. Read today's WSJ editorial page on Turkey and their media disinformation/propaganda. When you teach a generation to read only one book (The Koran) they loose their ability to self-govern. Hence Turkey is now devolving into Islamofacism like the rest.
Where is the Turkish Army at in all of this. From what I understand they are REQUIRED to send the lawmakers home if they deviate from the Constitution Attaturk put in place. I would suppose that clear support for Islamic Radicals and making decisions to even possibly use Turkey’s Navy for help with running the blockade would qualify for the Turkish government supporting terrorist actions. Time to send them all packing and hold new elections as prescribed by law.
It would seem that this is not only a ‘test’ of Israel, but indeed of the U.S.’s response... Seeing as we have bases of operation for the war in Turkey, and they are also going directly up against Israel who has been, and is supposed to be one of our closest allies I believe this action was provocation on purpose to back the US into a corner. If we support Israel over Turkey we lose the ‘help’ of Turkey in regards to command operations there... If we support Turkey over Israel on this then there will be nothing to stop the Radical Islamic Hirabists who are bent on the complete annihilation of Israel and her people... This is DEFINITELY a situation in which Obama is WAY over his head.
Indeed, his inaction, and inability to stand firm against terrorism for the supposed want to ‘not offend anyone’ is going to get a LOT of good people killed... But then, if he really IS a Muslim (which I do believe) he no doubt is TRYING, along with the rest of the radicals to CREATE chaos, death, and destruction to usher in the 12th Imam.
God bless Israel — If I could go there and be welcomed to fight I would, but I am a Christian... Woe to those who curse Israel and continue in their campaign of lies. God will punish those who have done so according to His promise... In His time of course, but He WILL do so. And the folks here in the US who are supporting the terrorist Hamas will NOT be excepted either...
Like I said yesterday. It’s not WHAT the ship is carrying, buy WHO.
So is he still being held or did Israel just let him go along with the others?
So true... The fact that Hamas didn’t even WANT the aid that was allowed through by the Israelis point that out clearer than ever. It wasn’t about the ‘aid’ (which they don’t need, BTW, and would never reach the poor in Gaza anyway), it was all about the passengers on that ONE SHIP getting back in to Gaza. AND about provoking a confrontation they KNEW would come...
It all just makes me sick — the blatant lies, and people who can clearly see that the soldiers were boarding the vessels PEACEFULLY and were attacked before they even set foot on the deck! I’ve seen comments over the web that contend that the Israeli soldiers were in violation of the law, that no-one can board a ship in ‘international waters’ but yet they are wholly ignorant to the fact that the Gaza blockade is JUSTIFIED, and so were their actions of boarding the ships under INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW!
The supporters of Palestine and Hamas are woefully ignorant. Even the ones here within the US, cannot explain even the basics... They claim Israel never existed before 1948, but yet admit to not knowing the HISTORY of the Israeli people in that area for THOUSANDS of years BEFORE Mohammed was even a THOUGHT in his father’s head...
What can you do with people like that? Any truth you show them they have been taught it is all a lie and propaganda. They believe what they are told by radical Muslims and their media implicitly. I think I now completely understand why God told the Jews to destroy their enemies completely - men, women, and children (however distateful that is).
The TRUTH is that children brought up in this TRULY oppressive and ignorant culture — I don’t know if the majority of them can EVER be helped. There are a few who have seen the light (and incidentally converted to Christianity) - like the son of the terrorist the US is trying to deport - but they are few and far in between.
I think one of the true causes of so much anger and despair among those in Gaza comes from the simple fact that they are not teaching their children to look for a better future for their people. Instead they indoctrinate them into believing that all their lives are worth is cannon fodder for a God who will supposedly reward them for killing others. That they should not WANT to grow up and wish for peace, that their lives are to be ‘spent’ for Allah and to kill all the jews they can before they go. Can you imagine a child growing up in that kind of culture? It’s no wonder that they believe the propaganda and turn into fighters.
What other options are they given? NONE, that’s how many. Either die for Allah and take out the ‘pig’ jooos, or you have failed in your life’s mission. There is NO HOPE - the TRUE kind - being spread by these people to their children. Only hatred and love for violence in the name of some ridiculous claim that Israel is ‘their land’. W
hat choice is there for women? Either breed more hirabist fighters, or become one yourself? Again no hope, no opportunity for a better life for them or their children — and it’s ALL of their OWN MAKING even if they do blame Israelis for their despair.
It’s very sad actually, if not for the horrid propaganda and racism there are probably a lot of people over there who might actually be good ‘world citizens’ not bent on destruction. However, Hamas and their minions make it IMPOSSIBLE for THOSE people to change ANYTHING...
Sorry this was so verbose. Just a lot of thoughts about this right now.
God bless Israel, her people, and all of her true allies.
“Its not WHAT the ship is carrying, buy WHO.”
But sometimes its both, evidenced here in pictures of weapons collected from the peaceful humanitarians.
So no real aid has been refused if they come in legally, but they want to come in without inspection.