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Olympic Committee On Munich Moment of Silence Refusal: ‘Muslims Tied Our Hands’
FrontPage Magazine ^ | Jul 18th, 2012 | Jeff Dunetz

Posted on 07/18/2012 5:28:07 AM PDT by SJackson

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Olympic Committee On Munich Moment of Silence Refusal: ‘Muslims Tied Our Hands’

Posted By Jeff Dunetz On July 18, 2012 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 7 Comments

Originally published at YidWithLid.

Ankie Spitzer whose husband was murdered by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Munich Olympics has been fighting to have a minute of silence at the London Games to remember the eleven murdered victims.

Her efforts have been supported by the governments of much of the western world, but they have been rejected by the International Olympic Committee.

The organisation and its president Jacques Rogge have been subject to intense criticism from across the international community for its continued refusal to honour the 11 Israel Olympians murdered at the 1972 Munich Games with a minute’s silence to mark the 40th anniversary of the killings, in what has been presented as a “humanitarian” gesture.

Munich widow Ankie Spitzer spearheaded the campaign by launching an online protest, which has since garnered support from across political spectrums in several countries including Israel, Canada, the UK, Australia, the US, Belgium and Germany.

In the latest development, some 140 Italian parliamentarians signed a letter to Rogge this week, calling for minute’s silence to be instituted.

Ankie wrote a letter to Olympic officials requesting and an official silence to mark the 40th anniversary of the Munich Massacres, which said in part:

“Silence is a fitting tribute for athletes who lost their lives on the Olympic stage. Silence contains no statements, assumptions or beliefs and requires no understanding of language to interpret.”

Rogge’s succinct response declared that “within the Olympic family, the memory of the victims of the terrible massacre in Munich in 1972 will never fade away.”

According to Spitzer, earlier this year when the two met in person Rogge protested his inability to act saying his hands were tied by admission of 46 Arab and Muslim members to the IOC. “No,” Spitzer she responded, “my husband’s hands were tied, not yours.” 

In 1972 when the massacre took place, the IOC refused to delay or cancel the games to recognize the murder of the eleven Israeli athletes. Forty years later,  the International Olympic Committee has reconfirmed its message to the world. Jewish blood doesn’t matter –we will not do what’s right because we are afraid of upsetting anti-Semites in the Muslim world.

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TOPICS: Germany; Israel; News/Current Events; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: europeanunion; germany; israel; olympics; unitedkingdom; waronterror

1 posted on 07/18/2012 5:28:17 AM PDT by SJackson
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2 posted on 07/18/2012 5:29:05 AM PDT by SJackson (I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people people die of natural causes)
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To: SJackson
“No,” Spitzer she responded, “my husband’s hands were tied, not yours.”

best retort ever

3 posted on 07/18/2012 5:32:43 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SJackson
WAIT! According to this line:

Rogge protested his inability to act saying his hands were tied by admission of 46 Arab and Muslim members to the IOC.

It doesn't seem they even protested, this Rogge just decided to avoid a theoretical conflict. If this is true, they have lost the war against radicals, succumbed.

4 posted on 07/18/2012 5:36:21 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: SJackson

Horrifying


5 posted on 07/18/2012 5:40:17 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: SJackson

Q. What’s the difference between a Muslim state and a rogue, terrorist-sponsoring state?

A. .......


6 posted on 07/18/2012 5:46:09 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Support hate crime laws: Because some victims are more equal than others.)
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To: SJackson

Up to this moment I’d lost 90% of my interest in the Olympics. Now-—What Olympics? Are they still having them. (Sound of crickets)
Once there was a thing called “Olympic Ideals”. Yes, children it was true. Every four years IDEALISTIC young people gathered...... Oh well.


7 posted on 07/18/2012 5:50:18 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: SJackson

Israel, Canada, the UK, Australia, the US, Belgium and Germany should wear ribbons to show support! Screw the terrorist! What are they gonna do?...Pull out?


8 posted on 07/18/2012 5:52:07 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: SJackson

Sometimes what is morally wrong just up and stares you in the face but many people still refuse to see it. The Olympics will continue to decline from such actions, people will cease to care for it stands for nothing.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 5:53:19 AM PDT by dog breath
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To: Doogle

Indeed. And the proper response to the islamonazi slime would have been “Sorry you won’t be attending our little event. Please do get back to us when you’ve become a civilized country. Have a nice day.”


10 posted on 07/18/2012 5:55:28 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is, it is the only answer.)
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To: SJackson

Oh yeah. Publicly associating Islam with terrorism — in London of all places. You’ve got a better chance of seeing God.


11 posted on 07/18/2012 6:02:30 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: SJackson

Dhimmis.


12 posted on 07/18/2012 6:02:58 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: SJackson

Olympic Committee adds dhimmitude to its very long list of heinous, reprehensible characteristics.


13 posted on 07/18/2012 6:09:18 AM PDT by Amagi (Chief Justice John Roberts is a traitorous weasel.)
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To: SJackson

Once more, Muslims acting like Muslims.

These swine should not be allowed to participate in any international competitions along with being barred from entry to any non-Muslim nation.


14 posted on 07/18/2012 6:20:24 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=D9vQt6IXXaM&hd)
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To: SJackson

So while muslim IOC members refuse to allow a moment of silence in memory of the brutal muslim murder of Jewish athletes at the Olympics, London is preparing for muslim attacks on the Olympics, 40 years later.

Some things NEVER change.

Mark


15 posted on 07/18/2012 6:24:12 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

The Olympics have always been political.


16 posted on 07/18/2012 6:25:27 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: Doogle

Maybe during the opening ceremonies just stand stock still for a minute also? Just stop everything?


17 posted on 07/18/2012 7:36:01 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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To: SJackson
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18 posted on 07/18/2012 7:39:57 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet
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To: dog breath
Sometimes what is morally wrong just up and stares you in the face but many people still refuse to see it. The Olympics will continue to decline from such actions, people will cease to care for it stands for nothing.

The Olympics is already an arm of the U.N.

This is how the U.N. covers the sports arena.

NWO sports.....what could possibly go wrong?

FMCDH(BITS)

19 posted on 07/18/2012 7:40:45 AM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Adder

nope..it has to be something noticeable...so all can see..a ribbon lapel pin (bigger than the polo label)....a silence would be talked over by the spineless libtard media


20 posted on 07/18/2012 7:51:24 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Oh yeas, of course...I was thinking in addition to your ribbon idea...

Ahh, it would not happen anyway...would take to much courage to stop the ceremonies, to stop moving when they should be moving...to coordinate it quietly...never work.


21 posted on 07/18/2012 9:37:23 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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To: SJackson

Yeh. They tied their hands, too.


22 posted on 07/18/2012 11:15:43 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Lurker
Indeed. And the proper response to the islamonazi slime would have been “Sorry you won’t be attending our little event. Please do get back to us when you’ve become a civilized country. Have a nice day.”

Indeed. Would anyone notice if they weren't there? Are any muslim countries likely to win even a single medal, since they aren't having any 'stone the Jew' competitions.

23 posted on 07/18/2012 11:54:42 AM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: SJackson

Thanks for posting.
What a disgrace! And now they have a major influence in one more arena- the Olympics. Who will be next to bow down?


24 posted on 07/18/2012 3:54:28 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: SJackson
Rogge protested his inability to act saying his hands were tied by admission of 46 Arab and Muslim members to the IOC. “No,” Spitzer she responded, “my husband’s hands were tied, not yours.”

What a perfect come-back!

If the IOC assented to the moment of silence the moslem crybabies would probably boycott the games. While that probably wouldn't bother the rest of us, the internationalists and multiculturalists in our midst would weep copiously.

I remember the 1972 Munich games vividly. I will never forget the atrocity that occurred there. And this was before I ever had the misfortune to learn that certain people who called themselves "conservatives" didn't think Israel worthy of support or that liberals considered themselves Israel's champions. This was one of those things where politics don't matter. This cold-blooded murder will remain a stain on the Olympic movement forever.

Avery Brundage may have been an old-fashioned Olympian with regard to amateur standards but he was also unfortunately anti-Semitic and before World War II was an admirer of Nazi Germany.

25 posted on 07/18/2012 4:03:04 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Lurker
Indeed. And the proper response to the islamonazi slime would have been “Sorry you won’t be attending our little event. Please do get back to us when you’ve become a civilized country. Have a nice day.”

An excellent suggestion!

26 posted on 07/18/2012 4:05:25 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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Thanks SJackson.


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