Israel says doesn't want clash with 'Rachel Corrie'
Roni Sofer
Published: 04.06.10, 17:13
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1. :: The ships will continue to come
Matty Groves ,   Fairport   (06.04.10)
"We have no interest in boarding the ship” Obviously! Israel has learnt its lesson. “After it is checked to make sure it contains no weapons we will be prepared to transfer all of the goods to Gaza” Not good enough. ONLY when Israel lifts its inhumane siege of Gaza will the ships stop coming to humiliate Israel.
2. Subs and Pirates
Agent 007.5 ,   USA   (06.04.10)
I understand a N. Korean torpedo subs and Somali pirates are on standby :)
3. Flotilla
Irish ,   Cork   (06.04.10)
My question would be if there are no torpedos available in the Israeli Navy?
4. round 2 up ahead
dave ,   uk   (06.04.10)
hopefully this time israel will have a knockout win
5. the Israeli spirit is unbreakable!
rachel berry   (06.04.10)
we want peace, we want to send the goods to Gaza, but we don't want or need another provocation. just today morning you redifined the meaning of provocation (no PRESS = no AID sounds familiar?)!!!
6. "Peace Activists" the PC term for terrorists
Benny ,   Gush Etzion   (06.04.10)
The first Rachel Corrie did not take us seriously and it looks like the ship named after her will end up like she did
7. Pissnicks
John ,   Herzliya, Israel   (06.04.10)
So, you pissnicks from all over the world, you want the siege of Gaza to be lifted. And it does not work with the Israelis. So (since you care so much for Palestians) why don't you turn your attention to Hamas and try to persuade them to give up terrorist attacks on Israel, release Gilat Shalit, respect already signed agreements and recognize Israel's right to existence.
8. Hey Matty - read this.
Avi Zelikovitch ,   Jerusalem, Israel   (06.04.10)
I'm sure you won't believe me, but I encourage you to do some reading of your own. A few basic facts: The blockade of Gaza is legal according to international law, and Israel supplies Gaza with between 80 and 100 tons of humanitarian aid every day. Gaza is controlled by a genocidal Islamist regime, that seeks the destruction of Israel and continues to indiscriminately fire rockets at unarmed civilians. I highly doubt that you are concerned with human rights, and seem to be just another jihadi apologist, pro-Palestinian hack, but I would caution you to do a little research, before posting hate-filled screeds on an Israeli web-site and, not mention, embarrassing yourself and other Americans, who certainly don't share your uninformed, narrow world view.
9. What utter rubbish
Ken ,   Uk   (06.04.10)
Much of the material offloaded from the 6 ships will not be transferred to Gaza. All construction material much of the clothing has been deemed banned material. The utter lie a from Israel are beyond belief
10. Greta the horrible
BOB ,   USA   (06.04.10)
Hey Greta mind your own business. The last batch of terrorists you sent was a real eye opener. The video footage tells a very different story than your tale. Take the scum you hang out with to your home. Free nations do not want these cut throats around.
11. 2 IQ anti-semites still around
Bill ,   NYC, USA   (06.04.10)
Re: According to her, Israel admitted to resorting to "grey" measures to stop the flotilla. -- Israel's sabotage of press vessels -SO how'd they do this? Get Moses to waive his staff?
12. The intent is of course not to deliver 20 trucks full of ...
Jehudah Ben-Israel ,   Qatzrin, Israel   (06.04.10)
... goods while Israel delivers more than a hundred trucks DAILY. The intent is to undermine Israel's right and ability to defend its very survival from those who announce their eagerness to wipe the Jewish state of the face of earth and with it all its nearly six million "Zionists", and who have backed up their words by launching more than 4,000 rockets into Israel. Is it legal, is it right to single out the Jewish people and its nation-state of Israel and prevent it from self-defense...??!!
13. rachel corrie
Mark ,   israel   (06.04.10)
is mattie groves actually running this circus from fairport [what an apt name]?
14. Poor activists, they only see one side, ignoring the other
Doron   (06.04.10)
They just blame Israel, and forget that Israel's only goal is to defend it's citizens from those cruel terror attcks - from Qasaam missles on Israeli town to bus bombers. life isn't just black and white folks, you need to open your eyes and realize that life in Israel would be impossibe without showing the terrorists in Gaza some power.
15. So what's your goal? to free Gaza, and then what?
A proud Israeli   (06.04.10)
Sending back the terrorists to Israel, to bomb buses or murder innocent citizens? why, because Israeli citizens are less important than Palestinians? the fact is that Israel would never act in any kind of violence, but the terrorists you support will do EVERYTHING to force Israel to act crazy - and then you all European "justice experts" will shout on Israel everywhere. wow, impressive.
16. Its A joke
Mourad ,   UK   (06.04.10)
israel lost all credibility , liying to one person is ok but to the entire world israel spokesperson look stupid ...and by the way their english is so so bad
17. Israel thuggish gov. has a long record of lying
Tim ,   America   (06.04.10)
Don't especially trust them with your passports they may very well dortor to use in their future crimes. These israelis are obsessed with crimes
18. I hope they sink en route
avraham   (06.04.10)
19. The name of the ship is provocation.
DOV ,   USA   (06.04.10)
20. re: #1
Bob ,   USA   (06.04.10)
Get it straight Matty. Only when Hamas frees Schalit & stops sending missiles into Israel will the blockade be lifted. Too bad Matty you can't have your way.
21. Matty Groves - It is Us Israel who will dictate how this wil
Mike ,   Israel   (06.04.10)
Unfold. Your free to trun around to go back to where you came from. Otherwise, should you enter our restricted area you and your friends will do as your told. There is no other alternative.
22. THE intent of >--------------->
Seular Beast   (06.04.10)
the organizers of the flotilla, a vast coalition supporting the Jihadist organization based in Gaza, aimed clearly at a geopolitical gain: open a maritime path for Hamas to receive strategic support from the outside and solidify its grip over the enclave.
23. TO #1
OZ   (06.04.10)
NO THEY ,WON'T... mark my words and watch how each and every one of these"""humanitarian aid" boats gets diverted ,taken -over or sunk. ..and all of your -far left cakamemy crap wwon't change fing thing! change the meds ,they ain't working!
24. To #1 - Matty Groves
Mina ,   Haifa, Israel   (06.04.10)
We do not usually bother with responding to people who act like you but we shall make an exception: Thank you for re-confirming that you are all aware those ships are being sent to hurt Jews/Israelis & have nothing to do with your alleged Humanitarian aid. Israel is not afraid to board those ships & will do so again if necessary. The only lesson we learnt (again!) is that the world is still full of anti-Semites who will take every opportunity to lynch Jews/israelis, as those semi-militants, especially hired did on that ship. As you all know, Israel continues to allow tones of food & other aid into Gaza on a daily basis through land crossing which is also being used by the UN, Red Cross, etc. If that is not good enough for people like you (who appear to do that to get personal attention anyway) then that is tough. So if you really cared about the Fakestinians, you would have used every way offered to you by Israel, to ensure your alleged aid will reach them. However, you will no doubt still refuse, as you have all demonstrated that you do not care about the Fakestinians but rather aim at hurting Jews/Israelis. The sea blockade on Gaza remains totally humane as it only blocks weapons & other material that can be used as warfare to hurt Jews/Israelis e.g. the over 8,000 rockets that Hamas launched against Jews/Israelis in the few years AFTER Israel withdrew from Gaza. While we can uderstand you all enjoy the free cruise on which you drink, get a tan, enjoy the Mediterranean & chant anti-Jewish/Israelis songs, once you will reach a position in which you will act as illegally & as brutally as the last lot did, we will defend ourselves. So if you insist on being a "Humanitarian" through breaching the law, lynching Jews/Israelis & disregarding the need to block weapons to Hamas, do not go crying & protesting once when we will defend ourselves. Long Live Israel & the IDF!
25. Unfortunately...
Benny ,   Israel   (06.04.10)
I am prepared to accept that these activists are truly peacefull however their friends from the IHH on the previous vessel spoiled it for them and peace activists can no longer be trusted on their word. This of course is why the previous flotilla went so wrong...because the Israelis beleived their false peacefull statements.
26. 1. If not good enough, ships will be boarded.
27. pictures of plentitude in Gaza
redbourn ,   Arad, Israel   (06.04.10)
Hamas cons the world and these pictures make the people on the boat look like morons. People in many countries have money deducted from their paychecks to send more stuff that isn't needed. Michael
28. #16 Mourad...your world opinion and my world opinion
Rich from Boston ,   Boston USA   (06.04.10)
are two very very differnt things. Israel has every right to blockade based on international law. (How bout them Turks that blocked Cyprus after its military invasion in 1974? How bout that?) Hamas has declared war on Israel. Its in their charter...go read it. Since Gaza is governed by Hamas which is in a self declared state of belligerence (that means war Mourad) and Hamas has smuggled in rockets to launch at Israel, there isnt an international court that would not find in favor of Israel. When the commandos rightfuly boarded the ship, the ONLY option for the thug passengers was to surrender the ship peacefully. Well we can all see by video (and the international courts will see it too) that the thugs attacked the commandos as they boarded. The returned fire and sent 9 thugs to meet their Allah post haste. So there you have it Mourad. How's my english, good enough for ya?
29. Israel Fears the Truth, Kills Journalists
Steve Benassi ,   Silver Bay, MN USA   (06.04.10)
Nazi's did the same thing, they hid their crimes by using crematoriums. Israel targets reporters, shooting them, confiscating film, sabotaging press boats, banning access. No one sees the truth, it is suppressed, only cherry picked video is shown, no snipers, no bullets in the head of the American killed.
30. Rachel Corrie voyage
graczek ,   Maryland, USA   (06.04.10)
In these days, how I wish I were younger. I would happily volunteer with the Free Gaza flotillas and fight the Zionists with all the strength in me. Unfortunately I am too old for direct action, but I say Godspeed to Greta Berlin, the Free Gaza movement, and I work diligently and ceaselessly to establish an effective boycott of Israel in the United States.
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