“Israel” Threats, Harms Flotilla Ship
Organizers of flotilla 2 scheduled to set sail for Gaza soon revealed that "Israeli" Navy divers have sabotaged one of the ships meant to take part in the flotilla, which is currently anchored in Greece.
A filmed footage underwater shows damage done to propeller of 'Juliano Mer' vessel, which may leave it stranded in Greece along with 25 activists.
Organizers of the flotilla uncovered that "Israel" was responsible for the damage, which may leave the 25 activists prepared to board the ship, hailing from Greece, Sweden, and Norway, stranded in the port.
However one of the flotilla's organizers, Dror Feiler, stressed that the ship "will take a few days to fix and then set off."
Talking on an "Israeli" radio program, "Israel's" Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman branded the participants of the Freedom Flotilla II as "hardcore activists" who are "looking for blood," and threatened that they would be confronted, should the activists approach the impoverished coastal sliver.
"It is clear that those who are still participating in the flotilla are the hardcore terror activists," Liberman said.
"No one doubt the intention of those people... they will be on board several boats. But I am sure we will cope with them," he added.
In a parallel context, organizers complain that Greece is throwing up "administrative obstacles" for the activists in response to pressure from the Zionist entity.
"We call on the Greek government to let us sail," Ann Wright said.
The former US State Department official plans to sail with several dozen other Americans on a vessel named The Audacity of Hope to the Gaza Strip.
Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, director of the "Israeli" Law Center, has warned maritime insurance companies that they could face legal action if they provided insurance to the flotilla.
Meanwhile, "Israeli" war Minister Ehud Barak called the flotilla a "provocation" Tuesday. He said the "Israeli" army was following events closely and that he had ordered it to stop the flotilla ships from docking in Gaza.
No poverty in Gaza!
On a related note, "Israeli" Force Chief of Staff Benny Gantz said that "efforts at harming "Israel's" legitimacy are continuing, and the flotilla is an example."
"There is no poverty on the streets of Gaza - they have fancy cars and import televisions and LCD screens from "Israel", and export agricultural products to Arab states. Whether our enemies' rifles are loaded with bullets or lies, the IDF will know how to deal with them," he said.
"Israel's" security cabinet has ordered the navy to use all possible means to prevent the incoming international aid flotilla from reaching the Gaza Strip.
After two days of closed-door meetings, the ministers committee on security affairs on Monday voted in favor of the navy plans to stop the convoy of vessels known as Freedom Flotilla II from reaching the Gaza Strip, giving the army authority to use "all necessary means" during the operation, "Israeli" Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement.