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YouTube - Flotilla Attack - Suvivor Sarah Colborne Gives Eyewitness Account 30min Interview


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Cheryl
- 1515 days ago - youtube.com
arah Colborne was on the boat attacked by Israeli commandos. Full account from today's press conference organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign.



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Mack David (100)
Thursday June 3, 2010, 5:10 pm
N@T
 

Good H. (3827)
Thursday June 3, 2010, 8:56 pm
Assassination hit list, with pictures, from Israeli soldier on flotilla ship?

http://www.care2.com/c2c/share/detail/1580926
 

. (0)
Thursday June 3, 2010, 10:52 pm
I wonder if she gave her account before she knew of the captured videos taken by the "activists" and journalist aboard the flotilla that the IDF posted today?
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 3, 2010, 11:03 pm
@ Ralph,

Zionist views are the same.. never change. Commit an atrocity and justify it by any means! I call this Zionist arrogance!

But you are entitled to your ignorant opinion!

ATW
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Friday June 4, 2010, 4:16 am
Ya, she looks like a real threat to elite commandos.
 

Radfax Radfax (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 4:50 am
You cannot hold the whole population of Gaza accountable for individual rocket attacks. This would be the same as holding all people of a country which has terrorist’s cells within it responsible for those terrorists’ actions. Humanitarian aid is what is being called for. How can Israel expect to gain any trust or respect, let alone friends when it holds all Gaza’s people accountable and proceeds to infringe on their human rights and liberty? These people need help from the international/world community, not isolation. If we are the entire world then let us act with some unity for justice, freedom, peace and liberty
 

Cheryl Benson (390)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:01 am

IDF Video Footage of Gaza Flotilla Attack Is Fake!

http://www.care2.com/news/member/956805373/1572883

Also prior to your remark of more of stupid and self degrading israeli propaganda

Under Scrutiny, IDF Retracts Claims About Flotilla's Al Qaeda Links

http://www.care2.com/news/member/956805373/1580295

And lets not forget this one of an Israeli PM dear, the Kenesst really lost it, in a video of that, I haven't posted, I don't know if someone else has

Israeli MP Tells of Her Terror on Gaza Freedom Flotilla Aid Ship

http://www.care2.com/news/member/956805373/1572707



 

sheila l. (110)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:03 am
I SUPPORT ISRAEL, THEY WERE IN THE RIGHT. MEDIA IS NOT TELLING THE TRUTH
 

sheila l. (110)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:12 am
WHY IS OBAMA AND HIS REGIME SO NEGATIVE ON ISRAEL, YET THEY SUPPORT THE MUSLIM WORLD ... HE HAS NEVER VISITED ISRAEL ONCE. HIS CABINET REFER TO JERUSALEUM UNDER THE MUSLIM TERM. I HAVE HAD IT WITH OBAMA AND HIS CZARS. THEY ARE TURNING THIS COUNTRY UPSIDE DOWN. ISRAEL NEEDS US SUPPORT.
 

Cheryl Benson (390)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:13 am
http://windowintopalestine.blogspot.com/2010/05/live-feed-from-turkish-ship-ihh-insani.html


Gaza Flotilla Activists Unarmed: Canadian


http://www.care2.com/news/member/456093751/1581652

 

Phil W. (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:50 am
I have a bit a double feeling about this. On the one hand, Israel is officially still at war with Gaza, which is under Hamas rule. The Hamas manifest, as we all know, doesn't mean anything good for Jews in general and for Israeli’s in particular. Being supported by Iran's Ahmedinejad, who has pledged to wipe Israel off the map, it is understandable that the Israeli security forces have to be extra careful. Sheer rules of international rule does not protect them and has not protected them from decades of bombardment with missiles from Islamic splinter groups. So yes, under this rule it is understandable that Israel diminishes risk by checking loads that are going into Gaza, since in the past humanitarian transports have also been a cover for weapon deliveries.
Ignoring this and pursuing in blockade-running. One must be logically aware that in a war situation one is then consciously running serious risks, and yelling that you are unarmed and have peaceful intentions can not really considered effective. Effective would have been to comply with the Israeli demands for security checks in Ashdod.
In that respect I find the hue and cry a bit hypocritical. May be not ideal, but yes, effective.
On the other hand, was this the only way that the Israeli security forces could react? I doubt that. Apart from that, it is time to let go of the “eye for an eye” policy of the extreme rightwing Israeli government and allow Gaze civilians, that have no part in this war and are just as much a victim as the victims in Israel some human dignity and existence. In that respect I sympathize with the effort to bring goods to Gaza and I find that for the Israeli’s it is a missed chance of an effective way to a more peaceful co-existence.
But yelling out “piracy, piracy” is tendacious and does the situation seriously short. You cannot just work on one end of the scale without upsetting the balance. I would therefore wish that these activists would have a more open mind to what the reality presents, not just their (be it sympathetic) ideals.
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:58 am
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/barackobama/2447926/Barack-Obama-lauded-during-hectic-Israel-visit.html

For you, SL.

Sadly he is just the latest enabler of the psychotic, fascist, nazionist, welfare state of Israel.
 

Lionel Mann (23)
Friday June 4, 2010, 10:15 am
I find it somewhat odd that citizens of nations whose murderous military have for some years been instrumental in slaughtering at least a half-million (some say a million) Iraqus, mainly innocent men, women and children, as well as thousands of civilian Afghans, should protest so vehemently against a "war crime" that palls into insignificance compared to yours. Is it uneasy conscience that prompts such blatant hypocrisy?
I hold no brief for either side in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Both sides are abysmally stupid. War never solved anything, it just prepares for future trouble. For outsiders to meddle in any way only makes matters worse. The flotilla was a prime example of utter foolishness, and met with its inevitable result. What a deplorably needless waste of life!
 

Bracha Kay (31)
Friday June 4, 2010, 10:20 am
is there any text of this interview, my computer is acting funny.
 

jennifer Gurley (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 12:06 pm
we need to stop this madness!
 

Marilyn K. (51)
Friday June 4, 2010, 12:26 pm
Perhaps, if the United States were honest with the Arab Nations and demanded that they assist in some way demanding that the Palestinians Stop Rockets and Suicide bombings into Israel, there would be more compromise and peace talks. Every nation has a right to defend ther citizens. If Mexico were to launch rockets and encourage suicide bombings within the United States we would scream bloody murder and attack as we did in Iraq.
 

Deborah M. (8)
Friday June 4, 2010, 12:48 pm
I support Israel. They have never attacked us as those from the Middle East have!!!! Chose your friends carefully. Your enemies are always trying to do away with you.
 

Bianca C. (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 2:10 pm
. The operation goal was stopping the "humanitarian supply" flotilla from Turkey to Gaza and... See More checking it... See More's cargo for the fear that it will import weapons into Gaza strip. The Israeli soldiers weren't ordered to attack any of the ships inhabitants. Actually, the order was that the soldiers should talk with the people on the ships. On top of that the soldiers were armed with paintball guns that cannot endanger the life of anyone, and real hand guns for the extreme situation if their lives are endangered.
In an attempt to make the situation easier on both sides the IDF navy force have tried to establish contact with the the ships and tell them what exactly they plan to do. The only response the IDF got was music in Arabic and Ji'had calls (Ji'had= arabic martyrs).
The Israeli forces weren't prepared for the riots on the ships where Dozens of "peace activists" who were attacking them as if it was a real war. At that moment the Israeli soldiers did not attack back but rather still tried and contact verbally with the supposedly "peace activists". It is an absurd situation that so called peace activists armed themselves with clubs, bats and knives.
Was all this assault in the name of peace?
All of this happened after the flotilla was declared as humanitarian aid and that none of the cargo can be harmful to Israel or to any others. Makes you wonder why they ignored any request to check it if so.
More than that, Israel offered to help and transfer the supplies to Gaza herself if the flotilla would just anchor at Ashdod naval port, but the flotilla commander just refused and gave no response.
As a method of last resort, the israeli soldiers pulled out thier handguns,
when the rate was about 5 "peace" activists per each soldier. Even then, none of the soldiers aim to kill, they shot the legs of their attackers trying to stop the lynch.
When IDF finally managed to take control over the ship "Marmara" they discovered the wounded of the attacking side, the "peace activists". When IDF medical teams tried to reach those who needed their help on both sides, the "peace activists" wouldn't calm down even to save their own wounded. speaking about humantarian behavior.
Eventually the body count is standing on 9 killed of the flotilla people and with them 44 wounded who get treated by Israeli medical teams.
the Israeli side suffered 10 wounded soldiers. None of the people who were killed in this operation were killed from gun shot wounds but from blunt hits and execesive bleeding, and in that kind of mess you can never know who actually hit you. We all know, both sides, that their death was unnecessary.
The simple fact is that there is no other army in the world that tell the opposing force his exact plans. There is no other army in the world that will send his soldiers into an operation armed with paintball guns and they are forbidden to use real guns until it is too late.
there is no other army in the world that treats the wounds of the people who attacked him, even if they are civilians.
as opposed to all this, the Israeli army did do all this, from the need to be loyal to moral codes, human codes, and international law.
that is for the flotilla and the operation.
and to our old friend Turkey, who is now showing her real skin- as an Israeli citizen whos country is accused by Turkey of doing war crimes and crimes against humanity, i let myslef do a little research.
in the year of 1974, armed Turkish forces invaded the island of cyprus. until today, the ground they took over is occupied by Turkish forces and it is in the size of 3,400 squared KM. The occupation made 70% of the greek population there to lose their home and move south. Since the occupation began 116,000 Turkish inhabitants have settled themselves. the Turkish aren't even willing to discuss the greek people born right to come back to their homes, that they built and bought legally, in the north. More than all of that, the occupied area is borded with a fence, and as opposed to israel who didn't declare the "occupied" areas as her own, Turkey have declared of the independnce of northern cyprus, even that this area never attacked Turkey and never used any terror against Turkey.
Another interesting fact is the great relationship taking place between kurdistan and Turkey. Half of the Kurd people, more than 25 million innocent people, live under the Turkish oppresion regime in an area of 230,000 squared KM in size. In this case also, Turkey isn't willing to talk and negotiate about stopping the occupation and giving the kurds their born right to freedom. The Turkish government is in war with Kurd terror organizations, a war that according to the Turkish is justified- opposing the Israeli war against palestine terror, and in the process there were 37,000 killed, most were innocent civilians, and 2600 villages were destroyed (according to the American congress).
Even after these 2 simple examples, Turkey still lectures Israel about the occupation, about civil rights and about humantarian behavior.
We can only imagine what would happen if israel would organize a "humanitarin supply" flotilla to north cyprus, maybe then Arduan will show us how to deal correctly with the situation. right?
for the people on flotilla- i have only one question. if you are really just peace activists that care only for human rights and reasonable conditions for all people, why would you refuse delivering a messege from Noam Shalit, Gilad Shalit's father, when he is held as an hostage with worse then demonic conditions? where were those vaues of yours when he asked you to do that?
 

carol k. (17)
Friday June 4, 2010, 2:19 pm
I back Israel- of all the nations, tribes and peoples they have suffered more than other race. It is about time they get tough and stand as a nation against the bully nations who dehumanize them ! God bless Israel.
 

Brigitte T. (69)
Friday June 4, 2010, 3:48 pm
"I back Israel- of all the nations, tribes and peoples they have suffered more than other race."

Mmmm... wasn't the genocide of the Indigenous nations in America the largest genocide in the history of mankind???

Anyway, a human being is a human being, the pain they feel is the same when watching their loved ones getting killed, their children maimed and their dreams shattered.... so you may as well think of the Palestinians as human beings too....and for decades now they suffer much more that the Israeli, because they are under occupation and the victims of a genocide.

To all the frog-faced Israeli apologists, trolls or fascists, you don't impress anyone on care2 so you are just wasting YOUR time with your feeble arguments and prejudiced comments.

You just make our points stronger :) You keep excusing the inexcusable. And one of these days your voices will be drowned by the indignation of the rest of the world. You will be invisible!!!

 

Ronald Buchanan (3)
Friday June 4, 2010, 4:02 pm
I am still somewhat amazed that people cant see what israel does. Do you think that when a supply ship makes way to get supplies to the gaza people that israel isnt fully aware of every single part of it? they have photos of people of interest . the organisers, the paople who put their lives at risk to try to help. When the israeli security forces LOL I like that sounds so official .. or to be factual assassin raids take to the boarding of these ships . they have faces committed to memory along with ID pictures to Identify the targets they need to silence. period that is how Israel works. exactly the same way teh nazis did .Silence the few and control the many.
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday June 4, 2010, 4:03 pm
Hmm ! noted , thanks !!
 

Teresa K. (33)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:37 pm
Noted and thank you.
 

pj dickenson (27)
Friday June 4, 2010, 5:51 pm
I'm witholding my comments for now.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 6:17 pm
Lucifer is the angel fallen from grace because of hubris.
He has become the role model for Israel.
We can be sure of the final outcome.
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Friday June 4, 2010, 7:17 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Ricardo C. (66)
Friday June 4, 2010, 8:02 pm
Like I said before: "Jews are the scum of the earth!" "Israel has no right to exist!" "Death to the Jews!" "There is no Holocaust!" These comments are the reason why I can't back the Muslims nor any other anti-Jewish sentiment! Hate has no place in my heart!
 

Liliana Ruiz (0)
Friday June 4, 2010, 8:30 pm
Noted.
 

Dave C. (867)
Saturday June 5, 2010, 12:55 am
Cynthia McKinney: AIPAC Controls America:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QzQaWCwMlUo&playnext_from=TL&videos=6Ml9Lh2nN8w
 

Bracha Kay (31)
Sunday June 6, 2010, 8:55 am
i can't turn on the sound on my computer, i am just dying to comment! there has gotta be a text of this interview! if anyone can tell me where there is a text of this interview, it would be much appreciated.
 

Tarlo Vladimir (50)
Sunday June 6, 2010, 6:47 pm
Suppoters of Islamic terrorism are most dangerous than terrorists themselves.
 

Debra Holliday (38)
Monday June 7, 2010, 3:57 pm
I support Israel, not in everything they do, but they are our only Mid-East Ally.

hmmm...... Israel is "nazionist" What an oxymoron!
 
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