Gaza flotilla passenger: Ship became lake of blood
Published: 02.06.10, 09:25
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1. The actual videos prove that these terrorists are lying
Dani ,   Tel Aviv   (06.02.10)
And the videos came from pro-Paleo sources, including al-Jazeera.
2. ahhh getting tired of the Left
EMP ,   Melbourne, Australia   (06.02.10)
What kind of statements would you expect from a Pro-Palestinian crew? Agents of Provocateur and deceit.
3. the mother of the year goes to...
ghostq   (06.02.10)
bring a child to violant riot instead of send him to school, how sick can you be.
4. BS
Klal   (06.02.10)
lake of blood for 9 killed..typical midlle eastern exageration. Israel is confronte dby a vicious attempst from their ennemies to turn their weaknesses into a asset. Israel should spread the footage of theose "pacifist" with club and knives to counter the muzz cheap propaganda
5. Piracy & hijacking in international water
Jazz   (06.02.10)
sticks and catapults to a gun fight? the only guns on board were taken from the commandos
6. Turkey's role
Jehudah Ben-Israel ,   Qatzrin, Israel   (06.02.10)
Turkey emerges as the real engine behind the illegal attempt to break the lawful blockade on the Islamist controlled territory of the Gaza Strip. Practically, having been rejected from joining the EU, Turkey, the same country that was responsible for the Armenian people genocide and for the mass murder of hundreds of thousands of Kurdish people, within and without Turkey, has opted to instead join as a leading force the Muslim world and expand its hegemony in the Middle East and beyond. In order to prove its loyalty to its future "subjects", so goes the Turkish thinking, Turkey began to collaborate with some of the darkest political forces in Islam, e.g. IHH within Turkey and Hamas without, as well as with the Iran-Hizballah-IslamicJihad-Hamas-Syria coalition that is openly intent to wipe Israel off the face of earth and the map. This "Gaza Flotilla" was orchestrated, paid for and manned by Turkey and Turkish thugs, based on hard evidence that is emerging, now that the boats have been brought to port. The people who were to pay for ushering of Turkey into its new position in the world of Islam are, once again, the Jews; the Jews of Israel and the nation-state of the Jewish people as a whole. And this simply can't be permitted.
7. Damn liars! The terrorists
Frank ,   USA   (06.02.10)
would resort to anything to achieve their ugly objectives. T
8. dressed in black.....
Aline ,   israel   (06.02.10)
carrying huge weapons ????? It is not what the videos show !!!! How should you know if you were locked in your cabins ????
9. Lynch mob
Albrecht Klein ,   Germany   (06.02.10)
Try the same with Turkish soldiers and see what happens.
10. First two "Witnesses" never saw anything...
They say in their interview they hid away. Now I may not be an expert in law, but there may be a problem with calling yourself a witness when you were hidden from everything...just sayin'
11. who really believes that Israel wanted this scenario?
freya ,   london   (06.02.10)
This has to be the worst case scenario but how many people believe that the commandos shot is cold blood? What would be the point? They beleivedn that they woul be met with passive resistance.. If i had been attacked with iron bars (YES Iron bars and not twigs as one german expressed) I would have defended myself and so would you. This was an act of provocation. The soldiers wounds corroborrate this. These were no peace activists but agent provocateers whose sole purpose was to make headlines and die if necessary a martys death. How much longer till the world realises that they are being held hostage by arab retoric? Humanitarion aid can and does go in on a daily basis. I know personally of many gazans who got top treatment in Israeli hospitals when needed and all this talk about the poor palestinians is spin and the people to blame is hamas who is still using the civilian population as human shields and causing unnecessary suffering just to make Israel look bad in the eyes of the world and the media is very obliging. To use a quote you cant fool all of the people all of the time. However at this point some of the people are being fooled all of the time.
12. How was it a "lake of blood"...
William ,   Israel   (06.02.10)
when only several people were shot? Could it possibly be an Turkey's comparison of this incident with 9/11??
13. #3 - she admitted she'd do it again
William ,   Israel   (06.02.10)
On TV during the interview, she said if she was invited to another flotilla, she'd do it again and bring her 1 year old toddler. And the audience clapped for her. In most sane countries, she'd be arrested for child endangerment. Even more so - she is placing her child in harm's way for her own selfish goals. Not much different than what the "Palestinians" do regularly.
14. #5 - pipes, slingshots used before guns were
William ,   Israel   (06.02.10)
You can clearly see the activists had their weapons out and used them before the IDF soldiers ever drew a weapon. If bring sticks to a gun fight is stupid...using them to provoke the confrontation is downright insane!
15. #11 - a quote from one of the activists interviewed
William ,   Israel   (06.02.10)
before the ship sailed, Al-Jazeera interviewed one of the Turkish activists that said their goal was to break the blockade or become a martyr - both of which they were all ready to accept. This was not a humanitarian aid mission, it was a suicide mission.
16. 100 infiltrated the activists with goal to attack soldiers
Eric ,   Tel Aviv & New York   (06.02.10)
Explain these people who came ready to cause blood shed rather than for humanitarian reasons. Most of those on the ships appear to have been duped into thinking the flotilla was what was announced while violent individuals took advantage of them for cover.
17. Indonesian, eh?
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (06.02.10)
Would that be the same Indonesia where Hussein Obama was schooled in his formative years? I'm detecting a pattern here.
18. "Lake of blood?
19. Nonsense
Dragon Force ,   ISRAEL   (06.02.10)
So if US Navy Seals or Russian equivalent were doing the operation, tell me, the force used would have been "less". To the contarry, there would have been hundreds eliminated. These "peace activists" are being used and abused by their gazan friends. The flotilla was WARNED not to enter a closed zone. They PURPOSELY ignored the warnings. Israel need not explain or apologize anymore than any other power (ie USA) has no comment when their forces shoot.
LAWRENCE ,   SAFED ISRAEL   (06.02.10)
21. Let's if you were a mother ...
Cold Turkey ,   has got me on da run   (06.02.10)
Would you bring a young child on a ship were they were distributing gas masks? Doesn't sound like the Love Boat to me? I don't recall Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi beating people with batons or throwing people of ship decks. Oh yeah, and having gas masks with them as well. Peace activists - a paradox in itself...
22. #3
m ,   tel aviv israel   (06.02.10)
i totally agree! and why would the organizers of the trip even let her on with the child?!?! thank goodness the child didnt get shot at because then the pr would be even worse!
23. What a misdirection and simple labeling
XYZ   (06.02.10)
"One Yemenite Islamist was photographed with a dagger in his belt prior to the raid." Woow, what a superb finding. Either you are provoking or straight forward ignorant. Dagger is a cultural thing in Yemen. Ask your fellow Yemeni Jews.
24. Sorry I don't buy the Israeli propoganda
Yossi ,   Israel   (06.02.10)
Attacking civilian ship in international water by the Army is equal to act of terrorism. people on the ship has the right to defence theself
25. LIES....We all watched at the video, sooooorry!
Pretty obvious what happened. The video described exactly the violence, we clearly saw soldiers being clearly hit. Now, I dont understand why some of them are still continuing to lie whereas it is becoming 100% obvious, they attacked soldiers in a goal to hurt and even to kill them seeing the violence of the "pro peace" activists. I guess making good propaganda is the number one objective for weak minds in the world and... they succeeded 100% unfortunately as soldiers were unprepared for this at all and risked their lives to the point of having to kill for not being killed.
26. The clever approach
Israel Israeli ,   Tel Aviv   (06.02.10)
The problem with Israel is that it does not define its enemies correctly. By drinking the "Peace Activist" Koolaid, Israel endangered its soldiers lives, and ended up being condemned for self-defense. Netanyahu should agree to the International demands and immediately allow ships to dock in Gaza, but close passage over the 1948 borders. No Israeli electricity, no Israeli hospitals, no Israeli work, no transport of supplies. Everything should go through Egypt or the sea. Within months, the various mercenaries, Jihadists and Leftists will eliminate the Gazan civilian population through starvation, disease and theft. Eventually, the Egyptians will fight the Hamas or be destabilized. Not Israel's problem.
27.  How I was stupid !!
Salma ,   Palestine   (06.02.10)
A few days ago, I wished "Israel" to act with freedom flotilla Gaza wisely and not cowardly, but I didn't expect to reach daring "Israel" to attack unarmed civilians, and today we hear that the "Israeli soldiers heroes" have taken the baby one year old as hostage, in order to force his father to stop the ship!!!! No suitable Words for saying to describe what I feel
28. It Wasn't Blood
Reuven Brauner ,   Raanana, Israel   (06.02.10)
It was red paint. Just ask Ehud Barak.
29. Hey Jazz - you willing to take a cut for me?
Brian Cohen ,   Judean Peoples Front   (06.02.10)
Aside from the fact that Hamas is at war with Israel and the blockade and boarding were legal under international law, Jazz says Israeli soldiers should die rather than shoot in self defense. In order to prove the point, I am inviting Jazz to stand with a Jericho 9mm handgun while I take a 15 cm knife and come towards him. Of course, Jazz, you have to let me stab you in the back and front, and maybe slit your throat. You are not allowed to shoot me. The stupidity of the anti-Israel mob is the true reflection of the mob mentality. Right now Jazz and the rest are going to start chirping that Palestinians have the right to carry out suicide bombings and shoot Jews driving on roads. Resistance isn't legitimate when it's violent. But it certainly is futile. The only way there will be peace is when thugs like Jazz turn their attention to Hamas and convince the Islamofascists to sit down and negotiate peace. Since Hamas isn't interested in peace, it's no surprise that Jazz isn't either.
30. Sarah B comments becoming shorter and shorter
George ,   Canada   (06.02.10)
as not much to say and screw around.The facts and evidences are clear ,statements coming from international crowd citizens of western respectable countries that cannot be painted as Al -Qaeda members or world wide jihadists as the usual Israeli symphony and Ayalon BS on front of mass media..
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