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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-31-10 09:31 PM
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18. By the way they're still holding ALL of the 600-700 kidnapped flotilla victims _incommunicado_
Unless something's changed in the last hour, which I don't think it has. There were a number of legislators (German, IIRC), at least on Nobel laureate, Holocaust survivor and many other notable authors, political figures and intellectuals among those abducted by the Israeli military.

During the emergency UN Security Council session requests- no, actually demands from the near-universally outraged delegates included consular access for all those kidnapped.

I don't think it's been granted yet.

Troubling food for thought. I feel for the families of the dead, dying, injured and imprisoned who have no idea what the status of their loved-one, family member, legislator, colleague or friend is.

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  -Israeli attack on Gaza aid flotilla outrages world FarCenter  May-31-10 06:54 PM   #0 
  - k & r. nt  jonnyblitz   May-31-10 06:58 PM   #1 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   May-31-10 07:02 PM   #2 
  - I'm not outraged...  Mudoria   May-31-10 07:10 PM   #3 
  - Why?  uppityperson   May-31-10 07:25 PM   #4 
  - Once the "activists" started swinging pipes and chairs all bets are off..  Mudoria   May-31-10 07:29 PM   #5 
     - Sadly, I have to agree.  moondust   May-31-10 07:37 PM   #6 
     - Diplomatic channels and pressuring the US have not worked  FarCenter   May-31-10 07:38 PM   #7 
     - Then keep trying and don't give up.  moondust   May-31-10 07:40 PM   #8 
        - I'm glad us Democrats can agree that peace activists deserve to die.  Frank Booth   May-31-10 07:43 PM   #11 
        - Gross oversimplification is not helpful. n/t  moondust   May-31-10 07:46 PM   #13 
        - You're right. I should have said how I'm glad us Democrats can agree that Israel  Frank Booth   May-31-10 07:51 PM   #14 
           - After all, can't expect IDF to have any self control, even for a "stunt".  uppityperson   May-31-10 07:57 PM   #15 
        - Would you have supported an "aid flotilla" to Cuba in 1962?  WinkyDink   May-31-10 09:39 PM   #19 
           - Bad choice  Confusious   May-31-10 09:54 PM   #22 
           - Would you support missiles in Europe aimed at Russian?  bahrbearian   Jun-01-10 09:03 AM   #27 
        - What, after sixty years of beating one's head against that same wall,  MadHound   May-31-10 09:53 PM   #21 
        - they were Freedom Fighters not unlike the civil rights  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:39 AM   #60 
     - They should have  Dorian Gray   Jun-03-10 09:56 AM   #59 
     - Yeah. Next time I board a ship in international waters and the ship's occupants get mad,  Frank Booth   May-31-10 07:42 PM   #9 
     - Only if they have lawn chairs and pipes. After all, can't expect IDF to have any self control  uppityperson   May-31-10 07:46 PM   #12 
        - self deleted. nt  seabeyond   Jun-03-10 10:54 AM   #66 
     - Yeah, what good is a gun when your going up against someone with a chair  NorthCarolina   May-31-10 10:10 PM   #26 
     - The IDF was firing on that ship before they boarded.  EFerrari   Jun-01-10 02:45 PM   #33 
     - But not you.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-10 02:50 PM   #36 
     - I don't have the money to go and you bet, I support anyone who does.  EFerrari   Jun-01-10 02:53 PM   #38 
        - Sell your computer.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-10 03:11 PM   #41 
           - I think the funds from that sale would get me to Bakersfield.  EFerrari   Jun-01-10 03:29 PM   #42 
              - To be fair, selling mine would probably only get me to Cleveland..  proteus_lives   Jun-01-10 03:59 PM   #43 
     - Totally agree  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:41 AM   #61 
     - That is bullshit only in the minds of the ever-dwindling apologists  sabrina 1   Jun-01-10 05:01 PM   #44 
        - Excellent comment!  liam_laddie   Jun-03-10 10:51 AM   #65 
  - Let's say somebody breaks into your while you're sleeping.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Jun-01-10 06:43 PM   #50 
  - This could be the start of something big.  Quantess   May-31-10 07:43 PM   #10 
  - Good  malaise   May-31-10 08:02 PM   #16 
  - Israel has announced for several weeks, exactly what would...  hayu_lol   May-31-10 09:12 PM   #17 
     - Uh, yea we know white phosporus is banned, but  Confusious   May-31-10 09:59 PM   #24 
     - "Who will you believe?"  Moochy   Jun-01-10 09:14 AM   #29 
     - When is the world going to learn they had better do exactly as Israel says  indepat   Jun-01-10 02:31 PM   #32 
     - i think the israeli governement is on some kind of  reggie the dog   Jun-01-10 06:36 PM   #47 
     - The blockade is illegal and it needs to be challenged as hard as possible.  EFerrari   Jun-01-10 03:00 PM   #39 
        - Exactly  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:43 AM   #62 
  - By the way they're still holding ALL of the 600-700 kidnapped flotilla victims _incommunicado_  Poll_Blind   May-31-10 09:31 PM   #18 
  - I'm so sick of Israel and their never ending aggression. I wish the US could cut them loose  NorthCarolina   May-31-10 09:47 PM   #20 
  - I wish we'd cut all military aid  cali   Jun-01-10 09:16 AM   #30 
  - Yes, true..but Isreal is generally at the heart of US aggression in the middle east  NorthCarolina   Jun-01-10 10:00 AM   #31 
  - Israel is sick of the never ending aggression against them.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-10 02:51 PM   #37 
  - well then they should stop forcing palestinians to live in ghettos  reggie the dog   Jun-01-10 06:37 PM   #48 
  - And the Palestinians should stop launching attacks against Israel.  proteus_lives   Jun-01-10 07:10 PM   #51 
     - they will stop once they are not forced to live under apartheid  reggie the dog   Jun-02-10 06:57 AM   #52 
     - Sorry, they were doing it before.  proteus_lives   Jun-02-10 06:33 PM   #53 
        - Fighting against their oppressors is what oppressed people do.  TommyO   Jun-02-10 07:36 PM   #54 
           - Really?  proteus_lives   Jun-02-10 10:19 PM   #57 
              - No, it's what I call the state of Israel because of it's brutal oppression of Palestinians  TommyO   Jun-03-10 09:47 AM   #58 
     - Oh puhleeze  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:55 AM   #67 
  - Israel is a bully, rogue  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:48 AM   #63 
     - yep, you're right-"was called Palestine."  newspeak   Jun-03-10 11:03 AM   #68 
  - Me, too, my NC neighbor  Carolina   Jun-03-10 10:51 AM   #64 
  - It's like the Boston Massacre.  backscatter712   May-31-10 09:59 PM   #23 
  - nuh uh  Moochy   Jun-01-10 09:12 AM   #28 
     - Plus, more and more witnesses and video is confirming that Irael fired on the vessel before boarding  EFerrari   Jun-01-10 02:46 PM   #35 
  - A murderous slaughter.  TexasObserver   May-31-10 10:06 PM   #25 
  - K/R  Echo In Light   Jun-01-10 02:46 PM   #34 
  - K&R nt  Truth2Tell   Jun-01-10 03:05 PM   #40 
  - Shades of Tiananmen Square!  McCamy Taylor   Jun-01-10 06:05 PM   #45 
  - Oh, and by the way, congrats to DU for not tombstoning this thread!  McCamy Taylor   Jun-01-10 06:05 PM   #46 
  - suprised here too i guess DU supports oppression for the most part.  meow mix   Jun-02-10 07:45 PM   #56 
  - How can anyone be shocked after they decided to run over people  Rex   Jun-01-10 06:41 PM   #49 
  - K&r why they have to be so oppression of civilains?  meow mix   Jun-02-10 07:43 PM   #55 

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