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Scandinavian ship sails to challenge Gaza blockade | AlertNet

OSLO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Scandinavian activist groups are launching an aid ship destined for Gaza on Tuesday, hoping to challenge the Israeli blockade and draw international attention to the conflict in a move reminiscent of the 2010 “Freedom Flotilla”, organisers said. “We have the same goal as the previous flotillas, to put an end to the blockade of Gaza ...

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Report criticizes Israel PM over 2010 naval raid | Boston.com

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision-making was badly flawed as he oversaw a deadly Israeli naval raid on a Gaza-bound ship two years ago, according to a government report released Wednesday. The harsh findings were an embarrassing assessment of Netanyahu’s handling of a military operation that sent Israel’s relations with once-close ally Turkey plummeting and drew widespread international condemnation. via Report ...

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Mavi Marmara: Israeli officers face Turkish trial | BBC News

A Turkish court has charged four senior Israeli military commanders over the killing of nine Turkish activists trying to reach Gaza in 2010. Ex-military chief of staff Gabi Ashkenazi and former heads of military intelligence, the navy and air force are expected to be tried in absentia. The nine pro-Palestinian activists were killed after Israeli troops boarded their ship, the ...

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Turkey proposes charges against Israeli military | The Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court was asked Wednesday to approve murder charges against members of Israel’s military for the killing of nine people aboard a Turkish ship trying to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza in 2010, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. The court in Istanbul received the proposed indictment, and will have 15 days to decide whether to ...

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