Monday, January 24, 2011

Israel's Gaza flotilla probe: IDF soldiers acted in self-defense

First part of Turkel Commission report finds that Israel's naval blockade of Gaza does not break international law.
By Barak Ravid

Israeli soldiers who took part in a raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla last May which resulted in the deaths of nine people had acted in self-defense, according to the first part of a report by an Israeli panel of inquiry into the incident, which was released Sunday.

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