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mohandeer
mohandeer
Dec 2, 2017 4:23 PM

Reblogged this on Worldtruth.

Norman Pilon
Norman Pilon
Dec 1, 2017 5:10 PM

Reblogged this on Taking Sides.

BigB
BigB
Nov 30, 2017 8:39 PM

There’s gas in those waters: the Gaza Marine field. According to Nafeez Ahmed, the IDF have invaded Gaza twice to gain control of it.
https://theecologist.org/2014/jul/18/gaza-israels-4-billion-gas-grab
The idea of any sort of independent Palestine, with it’s own gas revenue, inshore fishing, own port, trade with Turkey and the rest of the world …would not be acceptable to Netanyahu’s Likudnik Zionists. Kushner’s upcoming “peace” deal will no doubt put paid to that?

BigB
BigB
Nov 30, 2017 8:41 PM
Reply to  BigB

This was meant as a reply to vexarb.

vexarb
vexarb
Dec 1, 2017 8:28 AM
Reply to  BigB

@BigB. Thank you for that link to The Ecologist. I have forwarded it to a young Israeli woman, fresh out of the army and intent on a career in ecology and improving the environment.

Big B
Big B
Dec 1, 2017 7:15 PM
Reply to  vexarb

Nafeez wrote several articles about the gas reserves for the Guardian …he lost his job for it. This was an updated version: after he got the sack. Couldn’t have the Guardian going against Zionism could we?

vexarb
vexarb
Nov 30, 2017 5:39 PM

I am no lawyer but I think Eva Bartlett must be right: surely it is against the law of the sea to prevent a nation from sailing in their own waters and exporting from their own port? Gaza used to be a famous port. When the British invaded Palestine under Wavell in 1917 Gaza was exporting barley to Manchester. Wavell noted that Gaza has water (he filled up there for his troops) and when the Israelis took over Gaza they set up greenhouses; so the land must still be productive. Under what law are Gazans not allowed to export their own produce from their own port?

rtj1211
rtj1211
Nov 30, 2017 5:45 PM
Reply to  vexarb

The law of the jungle….

mohandeer
mohandeer
Dec 2, 2017 4:26 PM
Reply to  rtj1211

More like the law of the schoolyard bully and his cowardly cronies.