July 12, 2010
by Drew Singer
An Israeli military probe found insufficient intelligence and planning in the May 31 raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip in a report released Monday, but also concluded that no punishments were necessary. The Eiland Commission, which was formed last month to ...[read more]
July 2, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) on Thursday filed eight Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests seeking information relating to the US government's knowledge of the May Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. Several governmental departments ...[read more]
June 30, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that he is considering widening the scope of the internal probe into the May Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. Earlier this month, Netanyahu appointed former Israeli Supreme Court justice Yakov Turkel ...[read more]
June 15, 2010
by Ann Riley
The Israeli cabinet on Monday unanimously approved plans for an internal probe into the May 31 Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his hope that the probe would show that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) ...[read more]
June 14, 2010
by Ingrid Burke
JURIST Guest Columnist Itzchak Kornfeld of the Faculty of Law at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem says that Israel is in a state of war with Hamas and, pursuant to the UN Charter, has the right to self-defense, including the right to inspect foreign vessels for weapons being brought to the ...[read more]
June 13, 2010
by Daniel Richey
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced the composition of an internal probe into the May 31 Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. To head the probe, Netanyahu appointed former Israeli Supreme Court Justice Yakov Tirkel, along with ...[read more]
June 9, 2010
by Sarah Miley
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday reiterated the importance of an international component in the investigation into the May 31 Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. Ban's original proposal to establish an investigatory panel comprised of representat... ...[read more]
June 8, 2010
by Ann Riley
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Monday launched an internal investigation of the May 31 Israeli raid on several Turkish ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip. Chief of the General Staff Gabi Ashkenazi named Major General Giora Island to head an internal team of experts to investigate the ...[read more]
June 7, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The Israeli ambassador to the US rejected the idea of an international inquiry into the Israeli raid on several ships bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip, during an appearance on FOX News Sunday. The proposal, put forth by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, would have established a panel comprised... ...[read more]
June 1, 2010
by Andrew Morgan
The UN Security Council Tuesday called for a prompt, impartial, credible and transparent investigation into a weekend raid by Israeli commandos on an aid flotilla bound for the blockaded Gaza strip in which 10 civilians on a Turkish ship were killed. Reaffirming two earlier resolutions c... ...[read more]

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