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Israel Again Commits Barbarism and Piracy
Israel again egregiously violated fundamental international law.
by Stephen Lendman
On October 6, the humanitarian Estelle Ship to Gaza departed Naples, Italy for Gaza. It surprised no one that Israel again violated international law.
At 10:15AM CET (Central European Time), Ship to Gaza Sweden said "Estelle is being attacked".Five or six military vessels surrounded Estelle."
Soldiers wearing masks are now trying to board the ship. The attack took place (illegally in) international waters."
"At the moment, our website is targeted in a coordinated attack. Website may be inaccessible for periods of time. We are working on a solution. Keep up to date through Facebook and Twitter #Estelle."
"Our voyage is a natural, brotherly action. Our objective is humanitarian. Our basis lies in international law, and our method is non-violent."
Swedish/Israeli representative on board, Dror Feiler, said Israel "attacked" Estelle in international waters. Israeli authorities and supportive media lied, claiming otherwise.
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