Momma Legga, the blockade was illegal as Bibi's government itself pretty much admitted, so breaking it wasn't illegal. Enforcing the blockade would have been illegal, even without deaths. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Michael UK
    • 10.12.10 | 14:12 (IST)

    The blockade would have been legal to prevent weapons getting into Gaza, but that wasn't the only purpose. The purpose of only allowing in a tinty number of goods was to punish the people of Gaza, to 'put them on a diet' as one one Israeli minister helpfully explained. That is illegal. Bibi's government also pretty much admitted the blockade wasn't a purely military matter when after the Mavi Marmara it almost instantly relaxed the blockade massively. If it was a legal and essential blockade, do you think it would have done that?

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