The Mavi Marmara: A Maritime Incident by Clive Hambidge

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This is best illustrated by the interminable blockade of Gaza. Granted self-governance pursuant with the Oslo I accords, or Declaration of Principles (DOP) of 1993, in 1994 Gaza even after (Oslo accords I and II) did not guarantee or promise Palestinian Statehood the (we will withdraw our troops and dismantle settlements by laying siege to Gaza, and resettling the Israeli settlers in illegal settlements in the West Bank) Sharon Disengagement Plan of 2005 (sometimes referred to as the “Gaza expulsion” or “Hitnatkut” having several root meanings but translates as (roughly) “cutting loose” has done nothing of the sort as collective punishment of the besieged men, women and children of Gaza accelerates. The noose around the necks of the impoverished Gaza populous was never severed only tightened as collective punishment, as the charge of genocide from numerous informed quarters mounts.

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