Turkish human rights group is wasting its time and money - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Prophet
    • 16.01.10 | 09:42 (IST)

    The key paragraph of the story is: "Turkey's Justice Ministry has previously rejected similar appeals against Israeli officials, and authorities haven't acted on the petition authored by the Istanbul-based Mazlum-Der group." Of course the Turkish govt won't act. For many reasons, it doesn't want to deal ithself out of having any mediating role in the conflict. Being side-lined by Operation Cast Lead was what got the Turks upset in the first place. Shedding crocodile tears for the Gazans is just the fig-leaf behind which they hide to vent their spleen over the diplomatic set-back they suffered.

    from the article: Turkish human rights group seeks to prosecute Barak for alleged Gaza war crimes
    First published 18:32 15.01.10 | Last updated 00:38 16.01.10
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