It is Conducting an Illegal Blockade that is Illegal. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Doug
    • 27.06.11 | 11:09 (IDT)

    Illegal per International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10306193 Illegal per San Remo Manual, Paragraph 102 which says a blockade is prohibited if "the damage to the civilian population is, or may be expected to be, excessive in relation to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated from the blockade." Here is a link to the real San Remo Manual, not the Hasbara version that Cipora likes to talk about: http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/misc/57jmsu.htm

    from the article: Netanyahu: Israel will not allow flotilla to breach Gaza naval blockade
    First published 02:35 27.06.11 | Last updated 02:35 27.06.11
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