Monday, September 05, 2011

Give the Palmer report the contempt it deserves

By Khalid Amayryeh, MWC News, Sept. 4, 2011

Free Gaza

On Friday, 2 September, a pro-Israeli body at the United Nations released a brazenly unbalanced report concluding that Israel’s four-year blockade of some 1.7 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip was “legal” and ”within the barometers of international law.”
The scandalous report, dubbed as the Palmer report, also concluded that the manifestly criminal Israeli assault on a Turkish ship carrying solidarity activists and humanitarian materials  to besieged Gazans, which occurred 18 months ago and killed at least nine Turkish citizens and injured many others, was also legal.

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