The Human Rights Council has concluded that Israel violated the Geneva Conventions when it descended upon
the humanitarian aid ship Mavi Marmara.

In a report from the Human Rights Council, Israel was found to have committed:
willful killing
torture or inhuman treatment
sexual humiliation
willfully causing great suffering

and arbitrary execution.

Furkan Dogan, a 19 year old American civilian who was aboard the Mavi Marmara when the Israeli forces attacked the ship in international waters was found to be executed at point blank range by the Israeli special forces.

Furkan was videotaping the event when he was shot a number of times including the head, back, and leg. Forensic evidence reveals that he was laying on his back in a semi-conscious state when he was shot point blank in the face.

Five others were killed execution style.

The question must be asked: will the U.S. stand idly by as Israel breaches international law and executes one of its citizens? What kind of reaction would North Korea or any other country receive from the U.S. if they illegally boarded a humanitarian aid boat and executed an unarmed U.S. citizen? When will the U.S. decide that unquestioning support for Israel is obviously untenable at this time until great recourse has been made in this matter?


http://www.groundreport.com/Politics/Israel-Found-Guilty-of-Massacre/2929381
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/may/25/gaza-flotilla-aid-attempt
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/09/29/un-factfinding-mission-sa_n_743873.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mavi_Marmara_Massacre#Legal_assessments

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