Friday, June 18, 2010

Amnesty attacks Israel’s inquiry

Morning Star Online, Wednesday 16 June 2010

OUTRAGE: Israel's actions have provoked  fury around the world

Amnesty International launched an attack on Tuesday into Tel Aviv’s proposed inquiry into the massacre of solidarity activists aboard a Gaza aid flotilla just over two weeks ago.

Israel’s right-wing cabinet has approved a three-man Israeli commission, with two international observers, to examine the naval raid in international waters off the Gaza coast in which nine Turkish civilians were killed by Israeli commandos.

The human rights group noted that the investigation lacked transparency and was unlikely to ensure accountability.

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