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NEW FLOTILLA ANNOUNCED AS RADICAL DISCLOSURES GROW
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - For The Record - The IPT Blog ^ | June 16, 2010 at 6:29 pm | n/a

Posted on 06/16/2010 4:43:36 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: "The Turkish group IHH announced Wednesday that it will send another flotilla to Gaza comprised of six ships during the second half of July. On the same day, Israel added IHH to its terrorist watch list."

SNIPPET: "An IHH press conference was held at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, organized by Richard Howitt, a British member of the Parliament. During the conference, Howitt encouraged the EU to back the new flotilla initiative, stating:

"If this terrible (May 31) tragedy tips the balance so that the international community finally insists on full and unhindered humanitarian access to Gaza, then some good can still come out of it. But only one reason should stop this new convoy from safely arriving in Gaza and that's an end to the blockade itself."

Also in attendance was Mazen Kahel, spokesperson for The European Campaign to End the Siege on Gaza (ECESG), a radical, UK-based organization and one of the organizers of the "Freedom Flotilla."

Kahel announced that ECESG is planning "Freedom Flotilla 2."

"We have six boats which are ready to leave Europe, [and] we are hoping to head off next month, in the last half of July," he said.

Also participating in ECESG's second flotilla is the Free Gaza Movement (FGM), which lead the May flotilla along with IHH. Following the May 31st Mavi Marmara incident, FGM stated that it was "proud" and "honored" to have worked with IHH, and declared on its website that "We Are All IHH."

It is unclear whether ECESG and IHH are jointly planning the July convoy."

Read more at: http://www.investigativeproject.org/blog/2010/06/new-flotilla-announced-as-radical-disclosures-grow

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1 posted on 06/16/2010 4:43:37 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

And now that everyone knows who IHH is, you shouldn’t expect IDF to come packing paintball guns.


2 posted on 06/16/2010 4:44:41 PM PDT by marron
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Previous flotilla/”human rights activists”/”peace activists”/”humanitarian aid”
threads:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2534806/posts

“Navy braces for next flotillas”
JPOST.com - JERUSALEM POST ^ | 06/15/2010 04:51 | By YAAKOV KATZ
Posted on June 15, 2010 4:02:40 AM PDT by Cindy

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IRANIAN OFFICIAL: EGYPT HAS AUTHORIZED IRANIAN DELEGRATION TO ENTER GAZA
(”Source: Mehr (Iran), June 13, 2010”) via THE MEMRI BLOG.org ^ | Posted at: 2010-06-13 | n/a
Posted on June 14, 2010 12:25:29 AM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “Majlis National Security Committee chairman Alaeddin Boroujerdi said that the head of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the Egyptian parliament, Muhammad Al-Fiqi, has authorized the members of the Iranian flotilla, which is to arrive via the Suez Canal, to enter Gaza through the Rafah border crossing.

Boroujerdi clarified that this flotilla, which includes Majlis members, is distinct from the one being organized by the Iranian Red Crescent.”

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REPORT: IRANIAN RED CRESCENT TO SEND TWO SHIPS TO GAZA
JPOST.com - THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | 06/07/2010 10:05 | n/a
Posted on June 7, 2010 12:29:58 AM PDT by Cindy

The Iranian Red Crescent is planning to send two ships to Gaza this week it was announced on Monday.

AFP quotes Red Crescent director for international affairs Abdolrauf Adibzadeh as saying: “One ship will carry donations made by the people and the other will carry relief workers. The ships will be sent to Gaza by end of this week.”

(Excerpt) Read more at jpost.com ...

1 posted on June 7, 2010 12:29:58 AM PDT by Cindy
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Iran Revolutionary Guards ready to escort Gaza ships
Alertnet.org ^
Posted on June 6, 2010 5:59:13 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Iran Revolutionary Guards ready to escort Gaza ships 06 Jun 2010 12:40:35 GMT Source: Reuters TEHRAN, June 6 (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards are ready to provide a military escort to cargo ships trying to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza, a representative of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday.

“Iran’s navy forces are ready to escort the peace flotilla to Gaza with all their powers and capabilities,” Ali Shirazi, Khamenei’s representative inside the Revolutionary Guards, was quoted as saying by the semi-official Mehr news agency.

Any intervention by the Iranian military would be considered highly provocative by Israel which accuses Iran of supplying weapons to Hamas, the Islamist movement which rules Gaza.

The Guards, with their own navy, air force and command structure separate from the regular armed forces, are seen as fiercely loyal to the values of the Islamic Republic.

“If the Supreme Leader issues an order for this then the Revolutionary Guard naval forces will do their best to secure the ships,” Shirazi said. “It is Iran’s duty to defend the innocent people of Gaza.”

(Excerpt) Read more at alertnet.org ...

2 posted on June 7, 2010 12:31:49 AM PDT by Cindy
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“ANOTHER AID VESSEL TO ARRIVE FROM LEBANON”
YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 06.06.10, 07:44 / Israel News | Roee Nahmias
Posted on June 5, 2010 11:22:47 PM PDT by Cindy

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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2528561/posts

“Muslim Brotherhood Leader to Arab Rulers: Open Your Borders To Jihad Fighters”
(”Source: Ikhwanonline.com, June 3, 2010”) via THE MEMRI BLOG.org ^ | Posted June 4, 2010 | n/a
Posted on June 5, 2010 12:25:55 PM PDT by Cindy

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‘Rachel Corrie’ ignores Navy request to stop”
Ynet reporters and AP ^ | Latest Update: 06.05.10, 09:14 / Israel News | N/A
Posted on June 4, 2010 11:50:43 PM PDT by Cindy

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“Gaza flotilla: 2 dead, dozens injured in navy boarding”
JPOST.com - JERUSALEM POST ^ | 05/31/2010 07:00 | By JPOST.COM STAFF AND YAAKOV KATZ
Posted on May 30, 2010 9:42:20 PM PDT by Cindy


3 posted on 06/16/2010 4:47:18 PM PDT by Cindy
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ON THE INTERNET:

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/humanrightsactivists/index

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/peaceactivists/index

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/humanitarianaid/index


4 posted on 06/16/2010 4:48:10 PM PDT by Cindy
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ADDING to post no. 1:

THIS IS THE NEW flotilla/”human rights activists”/”peace activists”/”humanitarian aid” THREAD.


5 posted on 06/16/2010 4:48:57 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy
The American Jewish community (I realize it does not speak with one voice) should nevertheless issue a condemnation against Turkey. Period. Enough if this fake and tortured alliance with the worst Genociders of the world: the Turks!

http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/us_jews_though_reeling_look_to_preserve_turkish_ties_20100615/

6 posted on 06/16/2010 4:49:42 PM PDT by eleni121 (For Jesus did not give us a timid spirit , but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
"If this terrible (May 31) tragedy tips the balance so that the international community finally insists on full and unhindered humanitarian access to Gaza, then some good can still come out of it. But only one reason should stop this new convoy from safely arriving in Gaza and that's an end to the blockade itself."

7 posted on 06/16/2010 4:50:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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Hat Tip:

http://osint.internet-haganah.com/archives/001721.html

June 16, 2010
“INCITING VIOLENCE ABOARD THE MAVI MARMARA”

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“Inciting violence aboard the Mavi Marmara”
(Added June 16, 2010)

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http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/malam_multimedia/English/eng_n/html/ipc_e091.htm

Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
June 16, 2010

“Inflaming Emotions aboard the Mavi Marmara”
before the Confrontation with the IDF
(Video File No. 2)

SNIPPET: “1. During the voyage the passengers of the Mavi Marmara, especially the hard core of IHH operatives, were indoctrinated by senior figures such as IHH head Bülent Yildirim and Israeli-Arab sheikh Ra’ed Salah, a radical Islamist. A number of hours before the IDF took control of the ship, in addition to organizing and preparing weapons, the operatives on the upper deck shouted battle cries to incite those who were expected to take part in the premeditated violent confrontation with the IDF.”

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8 posted on 06/16/2010 4:50:38 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/israel-adds-turkish-organizers-of-gaza-flotilla-to-terror-watch-list-1.296590

Published 17:13 16.06.10Latest update 19:35 16.06.10

SNIPPET: “Israel adds Turkish organizers of Gaza flotilla to terror watch list

Israel calls Lebanese and Iranian attempts to break siege ‘hostile’; IHH tells European Parliament members it has assembled six ships for flotilla to sail next month.”

By Barak Ravid, Haaretz Service and News Agencies
Tags: Israel news Gaza flotilla Israel Turkey Israel Iran

SNIPPET: “Israel on Wednesday added to its terror watch list theTurkish pro-Palestinian group that sent an aid flotilla to Gaza last month, and issued stern warnings to Lebanese and Iranian organizers of similar aid ships, Israeli media reported.”


9 posted on 06/16/2010 4:54:08 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: SunkenCiv

Thank you Sunken Civ for pinging your list.


10 posted on 06/16/2010 4:54:54 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: eleni121
It is going to be a challenge for them to walk back into a zone of responsibility—but they must, and we will continue to make that case very forcefully to our Turkish contacts,” Isaacson said.

Wake up, you moron.

They aren't "walking back" anywhere. Your "turkish contacts" just stuck a knife in your back, f'r godsake.

11 posted on 06/16/2010 4:56:41 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: marron

If these guys are smart, there won’t be a single weapon or terrorist on these boats. Nothing but a bunch of peaceful humanitarians, humanitarian supplies, maybe some nuns, and a few orphans.


12 posted on 06/16/2010 5:07:37 PM PDT by DugwayDuke
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To: Cindy
Muhammad Al-Fiqi, has authorized the members of the Iranian flotilla, which is to arrive via the Suez Canal, to enter Gaza through the Rafah border crossing.

Be a shame if their boat(s) should suffer a mischief in the Red Sea or the Gulf of Suez.

Problem is that Israel only has 5 subs. They need to keep at least a couple in the Med, and one or two in the general vicinity of Iran, (Arabian Sea/Gulf of Oman) doesn't leave much for the Red Sea. Of course they do have other anti-ship platforms, aircraft and missle boats for example.

13 posted on 06/16/2010 5:23:16 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: marron

The IDF guys looked pretty wimpy, flabby. Decent down the ropes was slow.

Didn’t seem like the first squad.

I don’t think next time the IDF will send in any old crew.


14 posted on 06/16/2010 5:25:44 PM PDT by Leisler ("Over time they create a legal system that plunders and a moral code that glorifies it." F. Bastiat)
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To: El Gato

I understand your concerns.

Looking back:

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Egypt refers Hezbollah case to emergency court
(REUTERS) via YNET NEWS.com ^ | July 26, 2009, 16:19/Israel News | n/a
Posted on July 26, 2009 1:59:34 PM PDT by Cindy

SNIPPET: “Prosecutors direct 26 men accused providing military supplies to Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to state security court on terrorism and espionage-related charges” Reuters Published: 07.26.09, 16:19 / Israel News

SNIPPET: “The bulk of the men “conspired... to carry out terrorist activities within Egypt,” led by Hezbollah operatives Mohamed Qublan and Sami Chehab to attack “vessels passing through the Suez Canal, foreign tourists and tourist establishments”, the statement said.”

SNIPPET: “Hezbollah has said Sami Shehab is a member of the group who had been providing military supplies to the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip with the help of up to 10 others but denied targeting Egypt.

The prosecution said the men included Egyptians, Palestinians, Lebanese and Sudanese, and that four were not in custody.”

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EGYPT ARRESTS TERRORIST CELL OF 25 MEMBERS
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | July 9, 2009 | n/a
Posted on July 9, 2009 1:33:56 PM PDT by Cindy

Note: The following text is a quote:

09 July 2009 EGYPT ARRESTS TERRORIST CELL OF 25 MEMBERS CAIRO, July 9 (Xinhua)

The Egyptian authorities have arrested a terrorist cell of 25 members, 24 Egyptians and one Palestinian, for plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in Suez Canal, Egyptian Interior Ministry said in statement issued on Thursday.

According to the statement, the members of the cell who believe in Jihad (Holy War) were located in Cairo, Alexandria and Daqahlia governorates and communicated through internet with other terrorist groups outside Egypt.

The cell’s members, mostly engineers, were developing high-tech and electronic devices like mobile phones to carry out terrorist attacks against vital targets in Egypt such as Suez Canal and oil pipelines, the statement said.

They confessed of plotting to carry out car bombing and that they received money from foreign sources to fund their activities.

The cell is led by an Egyptian man called Ahmed El-Sayyed El-Sharawy, who lives in El-Marg neighborhood in northern Great Cairo.

The police seized some books calling for Jihad, a laser printer used to forge money and a gun used in killing an owner of a jewelry shop in May 2008.

And speaking of just such Egyptians, has anyone seen Layth al-Islam lately?

Posted on 09 July 2009 @ 19:21

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Israeli warships rehearse for Iran attack in Red Sea
The Telegraph ^ | 7/16/2009 | Foreign Staff
Posted on July 17, 2009 8:47:12 PM PDT by bruinbirdman

Israeli and Egyptian officials said two ships had sailed through the Suez Canal into the Red Sea.

Media reports in Israel said the two Saar-class missile ships had been sent as a “message” to the Tehran government, which has repeatedly issued threats against Israel and is developing nuclear technology believed by the West to be intended for atomic weapons programme.

While Iran denies this, saying its enrichment of uranium is for civlian purposes only, so that it can generate electricity.

Israel has also deployed a submarine using the Suez Canal, but it has since returned to the Mediterranean.

Defence experts in Israel said this week that the naval activity had been publicised with the intent of sending a message to Iran.

The Israeli government has reserved the right to carry out a first strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities if the country continues to defy the international community and spreads instability in the Middle East.

Israel also accuses Iran of sponsoring the Hizbollah movement in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...

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15 posted on 06/16/2010 5:33:56 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

Can we all have unfettered access to the Turkish coast line? I rather doubt that they would allow that.


16 posted on 06/16/2010 7:44:09 PM PDT by guitarplayer1953 (Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to GOD! Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Cindy

“You may fire when ready, Goldberg”.

And they think that the Gulf oil spill is polluting the waters. They should come over here.

6 torpedoes should do it. Maybe we can hire the North Koreans.

May the flotilla suffer the fate of the Spanish Armada. Sharks gotta eat, you know.


17 posted on 06/16/2010 8:08:41 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Cindy
Also participating in ECESG's second flotilla is the Free Gaza Movement (FGM), which lead the May flotilla along with IHH. Following the May 31st Mavi Marmara incident, FGM stated that it was "proud" and "honored" to have worked with IHH, and declared on its website that "We Are All IHH."

JANUARY 2010 : (EGYPT : WEATHER UNDERGROUND TERRORISTS BILL AYERS & BERNADINE DOHRN ARE SPOTTED IN EGYPT ----see CODE PINK FOUNDER/OBAMA FUNDRAISER JODIE EVANS, FREE GAZA MOVEMENT [FGM], GAZA FLOTILLA, HAMAS) Former Weather Underground leaders William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, as well as Code Pink founder Jodie Evans, helped organize the Free Gaza Movement, which launched the six-ship flotilla from Turkey to Israel that ended in a violent clash with Israeli Defense Forces, BigGovernment.com reported.
In January, the trio were spotted in Egypt attempting to stir up crowds on the streets with 1,400 other left-wing activists after the Egyptian government refused to allow Free Gaza Movement members to enter the Gaza Strip. About 100 marchers were eventually allowed to cross the border, where they were met by former Hamas prime minister Ismail Haniyeh.
BigGovernment quotes author Philip Weiss, who wrote that he witnessed Ayers and Dohrn arguing with fellow activists over whether to accept Egypt's offer to allow a small number of them into Gaza:

"Dohrn said that the principle of ‘All or none' was a miserable one for activist politics. You always took what you could get and kept fighting for more. A European man in a red keffiyeh screamed at her that she was serving the fascisti. Her partner Bill Ayers gently confronted him and asked him why he was so out of control. Between getting on and off the bus, Dohrn, who wore a flower in her hair, said that she didn't like the absolutist certainty of the people on the other side of the police barricades, and having been in the Weather Underground, she knew something about absolutist feeling."
As political theater, an argument between the aging flower child/domestic terrorist and a fellow traveler over who knew more about "absolutist feelings" would be hard to top.(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...------- "Ayers, Dorhn helped organize 'peace' flotilla," American Thinker ^ | 6/3/10 | Rick Moran Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2010 5:02:58 PM by Wilderness Conservative
18 posted on 06/16/2010 9:52:43 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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The sub-headline over the article says it all: “The investigation into a cop killing in the ‘70s leads to a law professor who helped launch Barack Obama’s political career.” The law professor is former Communist terrorist Bernardine Dohrn, a leader of the Weather Underground known for praising mass murderer Charles Manson. (Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...-————Obama Associate Implicated in Murder Plot
Accuracy in Media ^ | September 16, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid
Posted on 09/16/2009 11:30:26 AM PDT by RogerFGay


19 posted on 06/16/2010 10:00:03 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa
1968 & 1969 : (WEATHER UNDERGROUND'S BERNADINE DOHRN MAKES CONTACT WITH CUBAN MISSION AT THE UN, ARRANGES TRIPS FOR SDS MEMBERS TO VISIT HAVANA; THEN SHE GOES TO BUDAPEST, HUNGARY AND MEETS WITH NORTH VIETNAMESE & VIET CONG REPRESENTATIVES -- See HER HUSBAND BILL AYERS {see BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA}) Bernadine Dohrn made numerous contacts with Fidel Castro’s Cuban Mission at the UN in 1968 and 1969, during which time she arranged for SDS groups to visit Havana.
After returning from Cuba, Dohrn and others met with North Vietnamese and Viet Cong representatives in Budapest, Hungary, to discuss antiwar strategy on US campuses.
Speaking a few days later at an assembly of revolutionary student movements at Columbia University, Dohrn reported that the Vietnamese communists she met in Budapest were working with US GIs in Saigon, attempting to obtain military information.
As a gesture of solidarity, the Vietnamese who Dohrn met in Budapest presented her with a ring made from an American aircraft shot down over North Vietnam. Bill Ayers would receive a similar ring while meeting with Vietnamese communists in Toronto. He later recalled being so moved by the gesture that he “left the room to cry.” He said, “I realized...America was an evil... and that I was... living inside the belly of the beast....”
------ "Ayer’s wife, Bernadine Dohrn = Domestic Bin Laden," From http://www.sodahead.com/question/155269/ VIA 44 posted on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 8:49:14 PM by Son House | To 34
20 posted on 06/16/2010 10:04:44 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

Thank you Piasa and bumping your posts.


21 posted on 06/16/2010 10:34:30 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2536372/posts

As Pro-Palestinian Flotilla Activists Gather in NYC, Jewish Group Urges State Dept. to Probe...
CNS NEWS.com ^ | June 17, 2010 | Patrick Goodenough
Posted on June 17, 2010 3:42:10 AM PDT by Cindy

“As Pro-Palestinian Flotilla Activists Gather in NYC, Jewish Group Urges State Dept. to Probe Links to Terrorism” Thursday, June 17, 2010 By Patrick Goodenough, International Editor

SNIPPET: “(CNSNews.com) – Tensions in the Middle East over the recent Gaza flotilla incident could surface in New York City on Thursday evening, when a pro-Palestinian group hosts flotilla activists at a public meeting Jewish activists have tried to thwart.

An organization called Al-Awda (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition) is holding a meeting in a Brooklyn church featuring a leading official in IHH, the controversial Turkish organization behind the attempt to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza. Pro-Palestinian, left-wing and anti-war organizations are co-sponsoring the event.

Also scheduled to speak are two people who were onboard the Mavi Marmara, the ship on which deadly clashes between Israeli commandos and pro-Palestinian activists left nine activists dead. The two are U.S.-based filmmaker Iara Lee and left-wing British activist Kevin Ovenden.”

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


22 posted on 06/17/2010 3:44:15 AM PDT by Cindy
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CNS NEWS.com: "AS PRO-PALESTINIAN FLOTILLA ACTIVISTS GATHER IN NYC, JEWISH GROUP URGES STATE DEPT. TO PROBE LINKS TO TERRORISM" by Patrick Goodenough (SNIPPET: "An organization called Al-Awda (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition) is holding a meeting in a Brooklyn church featuring a leading official in IHH...") (June 17, 2010)

Link

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TERRORISM-INFO.org.il - INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER: "ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE OF THE PREPARATIONS OF THE HARD CORE OF IHH OPERATIVES FOR THE CONFRONTATION WITH THE IDF" (June 16, 2010)

Video - link


23 posted on 06/17/2010 2:05:37 PM PDT by Cindy
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Video:

http://www.danielpipes.org/8455/flotilla-raid-war-for-world-future

“Pipes: Flotilla Raid a War for World’s Future”

CBN: The 700 Club
June 3, 2010


24 posted on 06/17/2010 2:06:56 PM PDT by Cindy
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http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html

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http://www.danielpipes.org/8467/islamist-turkey-overreaches

“Islamist Turkey Overreaches”

by Daniel Pipes
National Review Online
June 8, 2010


25 posted on 06/17/2010 2:08:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: eleni121
And I see that Erdogan received a "Courage to Care" award five years ago from none other than ol' Abe Foxman hisself.

Those nominated to receive this prestigious award must meet the rigorous eligibility requirement: they must not be pro-Israel "rednecks."

26 posted on 06/17/2010 2:16:48 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Veyiqchu 'eleykha farah 'adummah temimah 'asher 'ein-bah mum, 'asher lo'-`alah `aleyha `ol.)
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To: piasa

So . . . does this mean that Ayers and Dohrn disapproved of Jane Fonda and Tom Hayden’s support of Israeli troops during the ‘82 Lebanon War?


27 posted on 06/17/2010 2:21:35 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Veyiqchu 'eleykha farah 'adummah temimah 'asher 'ein-bah mum, 'asher lo'-`alah `aleyha `ol.)
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Hamas reloading—If Gaza blockade ends, terror attacks will intensify
Washington Times ^ | June 17, 2010 | Joel Mowbray
Posted on June 17, 2010 9:13:47 AM PDT by Ooh-Ah

Lost amid the hand-wringing over Israel’s botched flotilla raid last month and speculation about the diplomatic fallout for the Jewish state has been perhaps the most significant development, namely the resurgence of Hamas.

On political and financial life support not even a month ago, Hamas has become the face of the Muslim world’s newest cause celebre: ending the “humanitarian crisis” in Gaza. This newfound determination cannot end a “humanitarian crisis” that didn’t exist in the first place, but it just might end the political and economic crises that had been besetting Hamas over the past year.

While understandable on the surface, President Obama’s call last week to curtail the blockade of Gaza so as to stop only weapons is exactly what Hamas needs to emerge even stronger than when it won the 2006 election.

Although it was never well-explained to the international community, the joint Israeli-Egyptian blockade had a crucial secondary aim beyond thwarting weapons smuggling: crippling the Islamist regime.

What few Western leaders seem to realize is that the blockade was working. Hamas was in freefall, with its cash flow drying up and most Gazans turning on the party they had backed just a few years earlier.

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28 posted on 06/17/2010 4:01:04 PM PDT by Cindy
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Assad: War likely after flotilla raid
jpost.com ^ | 6/17/10 | staff
Posted on June 17, 2010 9:24:39 AM PDT by Nachum

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Israel’s attack on the Gaza aid flotilla has increased the chances of war in the Middle East, in a BBC interview on Wednesday.

Assad said that Syria was working to prevent a regional war but he added that there was no chance of a peace deal with the current Israeli administration, which he called a “pyromaniac government”.

According to the Syrian president last month’s Israeli commando assault on the Free Gaza flotilla in international waters had serious consequences. He noted that the attack on ships attempting to break Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip killed nine Turkish activists.

Israel recently set up an inquiry into the raid after rejecting a UN proposal for an international investigation.

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29 posted on 06/19/2010 1:35:03 AM PDT by Cindy
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Organizer of German Jewish flotilla: We aren’t betraying Israel
haaretz ^ | 6/17/10 | DPA
Posted on June 17, 2010 4:33:39 PM PDT by Nachum

An organization of German Jews that wants to send an aid ship to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza says that its intentions are no betrayal of the Jewish people.

In an interview with the German Press Agency dpa in Berlin, Kate Katzenstein-Leiterer, a leader of the German Jewish Voice organization said instead that they wanted to help preserve the state of Israel by showing that its current policies were wrong.

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30 posted on 06/19/2010 1:36:40 AM PDT by Cindy
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“Evidence: IHH Leader Urges Men to Throw Israelis Overboard 30May2010”

Video Description - quote:

IsraelMFA — June 18, 2010 — In this footage, taken on board the Mavi Marmari on 30May2010, IHH leader Bulent Yildirim clearly instructs his followers to throw the Israeli commandos overboard when they land on the ship. His speech was made in Turkish and repeated in Arabic by a translator.

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31 posted on 06/19/2010 1:41:25 AM PDT by Cindy
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Anti-Turkish occupation flotilla to Cyprus called off
Jerusalem Post ^ | 16 June 2010 | By GIL HOFFMAN
Posted on June 19, 2010 1:09:37 AM PDT by BlackVeil

A group of Israeli left-wing activists who were angry about the Turkish attacks on IDF soldiers aboard the Mavi Marmara two weeks ago decided Monday to cancel the flotilla that they were planning to Cyprus to protest the Turkish occupation of the island’s northern half.

The Jerusalem Post reported exclusively on June 5 about the planned flotilla, which was to be led by former MK Alex Goldfarb (Tzomet, Yi’ud) and Modi’in Meretz activist Pinhas Har-Zahav. ...

But Israeli government officials persuaded the activists to cancel the voyage, because they were worried that the media attention would remind international media of the Gaza flotilla when most of the world’s attention had shifted ...

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32 posted on 06/19/2010 1:42:23 AM PDT by Cindy
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TERRORISM-INFO.org.il - INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER: "Almost all of the casualties on board the Mavi Marmara were fully identified as members of Turkish Islamist organizations, most of them of a radical and anti-Western nature. About half of those killed had declared their wish to die as martyrs (shaheeds)." (June 20, 2010)

33 posted on 06/21/2010 3:12:16 AM PDT by Cindy
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ZOMBIETIME.com - zomblog: "RADICALS, ISLAMISTS AND LONGSHOREMEN BLOCKADE ISRAELI SHIP IN OAKLAND" (June 20, 2010, 10:08 pm)

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THE JAWA REPORT - blog: "PORT OF OAKLAND: ANSWER & OTHER RADICAL LEFTIST GROUPS PREVENT UNLOADING OF ISRAELI CARGO SHIP (Updated)" (June 20, 2010)

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34 posted on 06/21/2010 3:13:54 AM PDT by Cindy
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But only one reason should stop this new convoy from safely arriving in Gaza and that’s an end to the blockade itself.”

I’m confused, how would an end to the blockade prevent
the convoy from reaching gaza, unless there were no
real intention of going to gaza in the first place???


35 posted on 06/21/2010 3:20:47 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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THIS IS THE NEW FLOTILLA/HUMANITARIAN AID/HUMAN RIGHT ACTIVISITS/PEACE ACTIVISTS THREAD:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2541341/posts

Iran Blinks, Will Not Send “Aid Ship” to Gaza
(CNN) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | June 24, 2010 | n/a
Posted on June 24, 2010 10:46:53 PM PDT by Cindy


36 posted on 06/24/2010 10:51:18 PM PDT by Cindy
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