New footage from Marmara ship: ‘Millions of martyrs to Gaza’

VIDEO – “If we show fear, they will win once again.” The Foreign Ministry published on Friday a new video filmed by one of the activists on the Marmara ship before the Israel Defense Forces’ deadly takeover at sea.

The video shows Bulent Yildirim, leader of the IHH group which organized the aid flotilla to the Gaza Strip, speaking before the dozens of activists on board the ship.
“We don’t want to be recorded in Allah’s book as cowards,” he said, encouraging the ship’s passengers, “Those who stand against us are numerous. They are so weak that for four – five days they have been engaging in propaganda. They have been humiliated in front of the whole world.”

“Now they are saying that they will launch a fleet against us. That they will send the commandos here. And we say, ‘If you send the commandos, we will throw you down from here and you will be humiliated in front of the whole world’,” he told the crowd, who responded by chanting “Allahu akbar”.

Another speaker told those present in Arabic, “Don’t be like the ones who turned back and don’t turn back.” Sheikh Raed Salah, head of the Islamic Movement’s northern branch can be seen sitting among the crowd.

An Egyptian parliament member then shouted to the crowd

ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3907170,00.html

Umm… sounds like a motivational talk to a bunch of soldiers…

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Umm... sounds like a motivational talk to a bunch of soldiers....

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a bunch of soldiers with no weapons...

I wonder which ship they were on. One of the five that were searched without incident?

“We will throw them into the sea. Allah Akbar”.

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"We will throw them into the sea. Allah Akbar".

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Some peace activist,using the aid mission as an excuse/ method of stirring up trouble

[FONT=Times New Roman]Video footage taken by shipboard cameras and released by the Israel Defense Forces shows activists suiting up in bulletproof vests and assaulting Israeli commandos with metal bars and clubs as they tried to board the Mavi Marmara, the Turkish “aid” ship Burney describes in his YouTube interview. Other footage, taken from Israeli helicopters, shows the “activists” assaulting an Israeli commando as he is rappelling down to the ship and tossing him off the deck of the ship. The primary weapon the Israeli commandos used during the boarding operation was a Tippman 98 Custom — a paintball gun.

Testimony one of the commandos released later described how the “activists” shot this commanding officer in the leg and stabbed him in the stomach before tossing him off the deck. Other “activists” on the lower deck then dragged the officer inside, taking a knife to expand the wound in his stomach. “They cut his ab muscles horizontally and by hand spilled his guts out,” the soldier said. “When they finished, they raised him up and walked him on the deck outside. He was conscious the whole time. If you are asking yourself why they did all that here comes the reason. They wanted to show the soldiers their commanders’ body so they will be demoralized and scared,” the soldier said. “Luckily, when they walked him on the deck, a soldier saw him and managed to shoot the activist that was walking him down the outside corridor. He shot him with a special non lethal bullet that didn’t kill him. My commander managed to jump from the deck to the water and swim to an army rescue boat (his guts still out of his body and now in salty sea water). That was how he was saved. The activists that did this to him are alive and now in Turkey and treated as heroes.”[/FONT]

[FONT=Times New Roman]newsmax.com/KenTimmerman/AlFakhoora-Gaza-blockade/2010/06/18/id/362396[/FONT]

Even by Israeli standards this is some pretty outrageous lying.

The IDF have released selected media to demonstrate and prove their point.

So far, we’ve seen a ‘‘collection’’ of inanimate knives, pipes etc, smoke and noise,and that notorious doctored picture along with some cuts and bruises.

I cant believe they would miss the opportunity of showing the guns of the activists, and more so a disembowled officer :shrug:

Prove it.

Gore that television cannot show is constantly being shoved intothe cameras by Palestinians. This is something that is very private and abhorrent to Judaism. Disembowelment is not something that Jews would feel morally free to expose to public view.
It is a religious/cultural thing.

plus there probably more worried about saving the officers life then showing the whole world this guys wounds

[quote="gilliam, post:6, topic:202396"]
[FONT=Times New Roman]Video footage taken by shipboard cameras and released by the Israel Defense Forces shows activists suiting up in bulletproof vests and assaulting Israeli commandos with metal bars and clubs as they tried to board the Mavi Marmara, the Turkish “aid” ship Burney describes in his YouTube interview. Other footage, taken from Israeli helicopters, shows the “activists” assaulting an Israeli commando as he is rappelling down to the ship and tossing him off the deck of the ship. The primary weapon the Israeli commandos used during the boarding operation was a Tippman 98 Custom — a paintball gun.[/FONT]

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Bulletproof vests? That's a new one. Every video I've seen shows the aid workers in standard orange life jackets well prior to the assault.

The "primary weapon" used "during the boarding operation" (note the necessity of parsing carefully every word put out by IDF spokesmen) was the paintball gun. What were the secondary weapons? And what weapons were used immdeiately before and immediately after "the boarding operation"? How do 9 aid workers get killed and dozens more wounded by paintballs? How do the "victims" suffer not one serious life threatening wound and the "attackers" suffer 9 dead and dozens wounded?

What of this corruption of language -- where down is up and up is down --- where aggressors are victims and victims are attackers? What does it say about those who originate it? Makes me want to read Orwell's* 1984* again.

Just a case of he said she said - without verifiable independent proof, it means nothing.

Soemthing tells me an organ like Newsmax would not provide verifiable independent proof.

[quote="gilliam, post:6, topic:202396"]
Testimony one of the commandos released later described how the “activists” shot this commanding officer in the leg and stabbed him in the stomach before tossing him off the deck. Other “activists” on the lower deck then dragged the officer inside, taking a knife to expand the wound in his stomach. “They cut his ab muscles horizontally and by hand spilled his guts out,” the soldier said. “When they finished, they raised him up and walked him on the deck outside. He was conscious the whole time. If you are asking yourself why they did all that here comes the reason. They wanted to show the soldiers their commanders’ body so they will be demoralized and scared,” the soldier said. “Luckily, when they walked him on the deck, a soldier saw him and managed to shoot the activist that was walking him down the outside corridor. He shot him with a special non lethal bullet that didn’t kill him. My commander managed to jump from the deck to the water and swim to an army rescue boat (his guts still out of his body and now in salty sea water). That was how he was saved. The activists that did this to him are alive and now in Turkey and treated as heroes.”

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Come on guys at least make it believable.

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