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Netanyahu to human rights activists: Sail to Tehran, not Gaza

Just weeks after Western nations slam Iran over their human rights record, Israel’s prime minister tells activists to focus their energies — and flotillas — there:

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday called on human rights activists who participate in Gaza-bound flotillas to sail to Tehran instead, where he says real human rights violations exist.

“I call on all human rights activists in the world – go to Tehran, that’s where there is a human rights violation,” said Netanyahu during his meeting with the Austrian Chancellor, Werner Faymann, in which he discussed Israel’s ease of the Gaza blockade and flotillas planning on breaching Israel’s Gaza blockade.

“Today, after we lifted the civilian blockade of Gaza there is no reason or justification for further flotillas,” he said. “These flotillas are organized by those who oppose peace, not those who support it. These people just want to break the security blockade.”

Author: David Kuner | June 24, 2010
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What do you think?

  • alton
    April 14, 2011
    8:36 pm

    Netanyahu is smart not to trust any gaza-bound flotillas coming near israel! ahmadinejad is never to be trusted,he is evil and has the mind of satan himself,just like another hitler and he will fall soon!

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  • Elmer
    July 1, 2010
    10:34 pm

    I agree with PM Natanyahu that if the human rights activisits would go to where there are real human rights violations they could find them in Tehran. Leave Israel alone and let them have what they desire, peace with everyone.

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