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Israel in Violation of Property Rights

The Mavi Marmara report produced by the UN Fact-finding Mission documents the crimes perpetrated in the Israeli raid.

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(ISTANBUL IHH) - Details of the pirate-like Israeli raid in international waters on the humanitarian aid flotilla in May 2010 emerged form the report of the UN Fact-finding Mission. The UN Report concludes that Israel violated passengers’ right to property by confiscating their personal property.

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A range of crimes against humanity were committed during the Israeli attack that came on 31 May 2010 in international waters in the Mediterranean.

The Mavi Marmara report produced by the UN Fact-finding Mission documents the crimes perpetrated in the Israeli raid.

One of the crimes committed following the attack that killed several activists and wounded many others was arbitrary confiscation of personal property of the passengers, all humanitarian supplies onboard the boat and even the vessels in the flotilla themselves, the UN report says.

This includes cash, identification cards, computers and all personal belongings of the passengers were confiscated by Israel. The report concludes that Israel violated passengers’ right to property.

Theft crimes committed by Israel and mentioned in the UN report are:

* Confiscated belongings of the passengers include cash, passports, identification cards, driving licenses, mobile phones, laptop computers, electronic equipment such as MP3 players, photographic cameras and video recorders, credit cards, documents, books and clothes. (UN Report, item 235)

* News articles that appeared in the Israeli media on 20 August 2010 reported that “at least four” Israeli soldiers had been detained and accused of stealing and selling laptop computers belonging to flotilla passengers. (UN Report, item 235)

* A journalist onboard the vessel Sfendoni reported his credit card had been used to shop in Israeli while he was detained in a Beersheba prison and again after he was released. (UN Report, item 235)

* A confiscated credit card of a flotilla passenger was used in Israel for a payment over $1000. (UN Report, item 235)

* The Mission believes the actions of the Israeli authorities in confiscating and in some cases destroying of the private property of hundreds of passengers onboard different vessels in the flotilla constitute violation of the right to property and the freedom of expression. (UN Report, item 245)

Source: IHH




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Joe Green June 16, 2011 11:43 am (Pacific time)

The political leadership of Israel has been watching very closely the ever changing landscape in the Middle East, a result of the unrest in the Arab street throughout the entire region. Israeli PM Netanyahu has been most concerned about what is happening with the direct neighbors of his nation, countries like: Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. With the removal of Hosni Mubarak in Egypt and the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, plus the unrest in Syria and the almost civil war in Jordan, things are changing.

These changes were foretold by the ancient Jewish prophet Daniel 2500 years ago. In Daniel 11:40-43, the Jewish prophet revealed the activities of all three Israeli neighbors: Syria, Jordan, and Egypt for the last days. Syria, referred to as the King of the North in verse 40, will make the first move against Israel. Jordan, mentioned as Ammon, Moab, and Edom in verse 41, will provide protection for the Jewish people, Isaiah 63.

Egypt, found in Daniel 11:42-43, will join Syria to try and destroy the Jewish state. Truly, unrest in the Middle East is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.<a href="http://www.youtube.com/user/stealthblack6?feature=mhum">http://www.youtube.com/user/stealthblack6?feature=mhum</a>

 Editor: I love God but that book gets this world into an awful lot of trouble don't you think?  Do you spend much time with tea leaves?  Our futures are what we make of them Joe, let's get past Biblical prophesies because they haven't helped us a great deal, have you noticed?  There is one God, there are several religions, they worship the same creator.  This is so much simpler than people will simply let it be.  You get so many years, you are here to help others in your lifetime, if everyone did this the world would be a much better place.  And any group that kills innocents for its 'security' be damned. 

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