Originally posted by mbakuninWhat does international law say about Hamas continuing to fire rockets into Israel?
Another Ship to Gaza was boarded in international waters and taken into custody by the Israeli military a few days ago.
While I might agree that Israel could board and inspect the ship to make sure it was not carrying contraband, that they can take a ship headed to Gaza with humanitarian supplies into custody, tow it to an Israeli port and arrest the pe ...[text shortened]... , is this not piracy? Is Israel not in conflict with international law?
What are your views?
Originally posted by no1marauderHow many of those military actions were in response to rocket attacks?
How many of those were in response to Israeli air strikes or other military actions against Gaza?
This "tit for tat" will continue until there is a peace treaty between all the parties.
Originally posted by FMFYes, that's from the IDF blog.
Originally posted by SleepyguyIsrael's blockade includes non-military items and is clearly illegal under IL.
Yes, that's from the IDF blog.
Wiki has it at 1,480.
Point is, it's enough to justify Israel's blockade, and if the Pa ...[text shortened]... estinians find that inconvenient perhaps they should stop Hamas from launching those rockets.
Originally posted by SleepyguyYeah, that may be true. It may be true that the reparation payments Germany had to make after WWI were justified by their agression in WW1. Still, it was one of the major factors that led to WW2. Unfortunately, macho posturing and killing people seem to be more important than peace to the Israeli government and Hamas.
Point is, it's enough to justify Israel's blockade [...]