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Aid organizations suspend operations in Gaza after 7 workers killed

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200 aid workers killed?

Many others too.

It seems that Israel wishes to target those that are attempting to prevent famine and death in Gaza.

I thought Hamas was the target?

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Anyone going into a war zone assumes the obvious risks.

This was an accidental strike caused by an intentional terrorist attack on Israel on October 7.

If Hamas would release the hostages there would be a ceasefire and the only threat the aid workers would face would be the threat from Hamas, which has been disrupting aid delivery and shooting civiians trying to deliver aid.

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@kuripusu

Aid organizations suspend operations in Gaza after 7 workers killed

Their aim now is to make those workers and organization not feel safe and suspend operation, that help occupier to reach their goal which is genocide through famine, hunger and other means still can be achieved.

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Three aid cars are marked, and the two furthest separated by about 1 km. Three separate attacks. The World Central Kitchen notified the IDF about the route in an area where there was no fighting. Deplorable. Seven dead workers including three British volunteers.

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A deliberate and targeted attack on aid workers and had the desired affect.

Aid agencies withdrawing from Gaza and likelihood of famine increases.

No excuses from Israel, IDF or the few boosters on this forum.

Wicked behavior from a wicked state.

Comes off the back of the Haaretz interviews with IDF "soldiers " from Gaza.

They routinely shoot and kill all and anyone who enters the arbitrary "kill zones "...unarmed noncombatants are treated as "Hamas "when assessing the body count.

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200 aid workers killed?

Many others too.

It can be even 300 or 400, however only when those workers hold passport from western countries, then it become really a news.

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The British government shall never protest this attack and lost of British lives to Israel.They were good allies as usual !

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It now appears that the 3 British citizens killed in Gaza were all ex-military and were working for a British intelligence firm named Solace Global, based in Poole, Dorset.

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I'm sure the Melbourne born , Australian woman , killed by the IDF was never ex military nor a intel. agent.

Just another targeted killing of non combatants by the IDF.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged that the country’s forces had carried out the “unintended strike ... on innocent people.” He said officials were looking into the strike and would work to ensure it did not happen again.

Sure it was!

Of course it won't happen again, because he and his stormtroopers achied their goal, that was to stop the aid and let the Palestinians die off so he can move in and take the land.

But if the aid workers return, then oops suddenly it will happen again!

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Deliberate targeted attack on aid workers .

Israel is a monster.

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"I want to be very clear: the strike was not carried out with the intention of harming WCK aid workers," said IDF chief of general staff Ltg. Herzi HaleviI in a video statement. "It was a mistake that followed a misidentification at night during a war in very complex conditions. It shouldn't have happened."

Translation:

"This is a warning to ALL aid groups to stop and get out!"

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Guided munitions need to be guided! They knew exactly what they were doing which was to scare aid organisations and aid workers from delivering aid to the starving millions in Gaza! When are they going to be tried for war crimes?!

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If Hamas would just surrender things like this wouldn’t happen.

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elephant200

The British government shall never protest this attack and lost of British lives to Israel.They were good allies as usual !

The British PM made a strong and outspoken statement and called the Israeli ambassador to his office.

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How much savagery and cruelty, murdering so many innocent people who have nothing to do with this war...

Israel must stop this genocide..

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If Hamas surrendered , the IDF could stop killing innocent people .....

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Israel will soon become a pariah state like South Africa was in the end of apartheid days. And just like those times, the USA will be its last friend and supporter.

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This was an appalling deliberate act of killing, slaughter of humanitarian aid workers.

The reports suggest that the IDF were fully aware these vehicles were on a mission to provide vital humanitarian assistance, all possessed GPS official transponders.

All were deliberately targeted.

Aid organizations suspend operations in Gaza after 7 workers killed

Could this action be motivated to force Aid organizations to suspend operations?

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If Hamas would just surrender things like this wouldn’t happen.

Anyone going into a war zone assumes the obvious risks.

This was an accidental strike caused by an intentional terrorist attack on Israel on October 7.

If Hamas would release the hostages there would be a ceasefire and the only threat the aid workers would face would be the threat from Hamas, which has been disrupting aid delivery and shooting civiians trying to deliver aid.

It was not an accidental attack, the Israeli army knew who they were, it was a deliberate and cruel attack.

Nothing justifies this kind of things.

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This was an accidental strike caused by an intentional terrorist attack on Israel on October 7.

An accidental strike on three separate vehicles clearly marked as part of an aid organisation. Three separate vehicles that had previously contacted the IDF to tell them their exact route before they were struck. This wasn't an accident. This was a planned attack to force the aid agency to stop operating in Gaza, which worked. Disgusting.

If Hamas would just surrender things like this wouldn’t happen.

What does this have to do with Hamas? There were no Hamas operative in these vehicles. They werent being used as "human shields". This is just another example of Israel killing whoever they like with 0 consequences. Israel ran out of excuses a long long time ago.

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"Could this action be motivated to force aid organisations to suspend operations ?

I believe so.

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Israel now is basically a terrorist state.

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It now appears that the 3 British citizens killed in Gaza were all ex-military and were working for a British intelligence firm named Solace Global, based in Poole, Dorset.

Unfortunately the security service doesnt offer a package to keep you safe from ally-operated missiles.

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GuruMick

Today 07:45 am JST

Comes off the back of the Haaretz interviews with IDF "soldiers " from Gaza.

> They routinely shoot and kill all and anyone who enters the arbitrary "kill zones "...unarmed noncombatants are treated as "Hamas "when assessing the body count.

The original article is behind registration probably so Mossad can track those they see as a problem!

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/2024-03-31/ty-article-magazine/.premium/israel-created-kill-zones-in-gaza-anyone-who-crosses-into-them-is-shot/0000018e-946c-d4de-afee-f46da9ee0000

But a version with quotes from the original is available here:

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20240401-israeli-officers-admit-that-most-gaza-fatalities-classified-as-terrorists-are-civilians/amp/

Highlights including the following from Haaretz

The Israeli army says 9,000 terrorists have been killed since the Gaza war began. Defense officials and soldiers, however, tell Haaretz that these are often civilians whose only crime was to cross an invisible line drawn by the IDF

“We were explicitly told that even if a suspect runs into a building with people in it, we should fire at the building and kill the terrorist, even if other people are hurt,” one soldier told the newspaper.

> According to the testimonies of the officers and soldiers, the Israeli army fires at anyone entering the “kill zone” it has defined, whether armed or civilians.

> A reserve officer said that “in practice, a terrorist is anyone the army has killed in the areas in which its forces operate.”

Now we know why the "terrorist" numbers are so high! A baby killed in these arbitrary zones will be counted as a "terrorist".

My question is: don't these "soldiers* have any conscience?

I thought the "we were only following orders" defence was thoroughly made null and void at Nuremberg!?

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Israel now is basically a terrorist state.

Zionists have been terroists since long before Israels inception. Look up the King David hotel bombing.

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My question is: don't these "soldiers* have any conscience?

No. Psychopaths have no conscience.

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GuruMick

Today 08:47 am JST

If Hamas surrendered , the IDF could stop killing innocent people .....

Really?

Funny, from 2009 to before October 7th IDF had killed over 6,000 including nearly half being women and children, settlers in the west bank had killed 1,000, Israel held over 6,000 including women and children in blackhole prisons without charges or trial (note in that same period under 400 Israelis were killed by Palestinians and Israel to up the numbers includes any Israeli killed by a Palestinian even if it was unrelated to terrorism ex: mugging or armed robbery)

But as the Haaretz article points out, it seems everyone in Gaza is a member of Hamas according to the killing orders.

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This is how you starve people the Israeli Style.

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Despicable and targeted attack on marked aid vehicles. Netanyahu is playing to the Istaeli voters who are out for blood and do not accept humanitarian workers in Gaza.

Whatever happens to any Israelis from here on, they are on their own. The vast majority of the world no longer has any sympathy for them.

Israelis will now reap what they have sown.

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When 6 foreign are bombed and burned the world REACTS,

but when 33,000 Palestinians are killed including 15,000 Children plus 74,000 injured the world is SILENT.

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Israel will be headache to all in a future and also their ending will be dramatically worsens then anyone think about it. I know who can understand the above statement. Lets' see how the world leaders will keep their patience though they are just lollipop to Israel.

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It now appears that the 3 British citizens killed in Gaza were all ex-military and were working for a British intelligence firm named Solace Global, based in Poole, Dorset. - Alfie Noakes

Interesting. Solace Global is a risk management and security firm. Likely the 3 British ex-soldiers were hired by World Central Kitchen to help keep its aid workers safe.

Much like the 3 shirtless, unarmed, white flag waving Israeli hostages that were shot dead a few months ago it's clear that the IDF does not only indiscriminately kill civilians but in fact targets them deliberately.

We hear of these incidents because the victims were Israelis and international aid workers. Imagine the tens of thousands of innocent Palestinians the IDF has slaughtered that we will never hear about.

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WoodyLee

When 6 foreign are bombed and burned the world REACTS,

but when 33,000 Palestinians are killed including 15,000 Children plus 74,000 injured the world is SILENT.

That is far from true. There have been numerous reports on the killing of Arabs in Gaza. The US government spoke out against it.

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What does this have to do with Hamas? There were no Hamas operative in these vehicles. They werent being used as "human shields". This is just another example of Israel killing whoever they like with 0 consequences. Israel ran out of excuses a long long time ago.

Do you think there would be conflict in the Gaza Strip if it wasn’t for Hamas?

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CapuchinToday  09:18 am JST

It now appears that the 3 British citizens killed in Gaza were all ex-military and were working for a British intelligence firm named Solace Global, based in Poole, Dorset. - Alfie Noakes

I could find nothing online even on the Solace Global site.

Interesting. Solace Global is a risk management and security firm. Likely the 3 British ex-soldiers were hired by World Central Kitchen to help keep its aid workers safe.

The three ex-military Brits were volunteers.

But again where is the evidence?

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There can be no justifications for the bombing of three separate vehicles marked.

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Do you think there would be conflict in the Gaza Strip if it wasn’t for Hamas?

Always with the questions. Never with any answers or explanations.

There has been a conflict in the region since the establishment of the state of Israel. Zionists have acted in the same way since before Israel was even created.

There is no rational person alive who would justfiy these attacks as an unfortunate consequence of what happened on October 7th. This was a deliberate attack on foreign aid workers by Israel. Just like the deliberate attacks on journalists, medical staff, innocent civilans (men, women, and children), Israeli hostages, places of worship, schools, hospitals, graveyards. etc etc etc.

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Israel has been since A Terrorist state since it's inception.

Not only that, Israel has even exported it's terror abroad, it armed and trained the oppressive state of South Africa in the past.

Israel still provide Arms, Spy Tech, and training to several African, South American, East Europe and even Arab states.

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Israel has been A Terrorist state since it's inception.

Not only that, Israel has even exported it's terror abroad, it armed and trained the oppressive state of South Africa in the past.

Israel still provide Arms, Spy Tech, and Training to several African, South American, East Europe, and even Arab states.

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So, now the Israeli regime can be as honest as Trumpmwhennit claims it isn't 'blocking aid' because, as it holds, if you make a decision to avoid being murdered by the IGF, well, that's entirely 'voluntary'.

PS there were people who claimed that if there'd never been an ANC, or if it was wiped out, the White State in South Africa would be a place of peace and harmony. There's a word to describe them, but it isn't informed, or honest, or reasonable,. But all 6 of the letters in it are found in the word "sarcastic"

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There can be no justifications for the bombing of three separate vehicles marked.

Three separate marked vehicles travelling through a de-conflicted zone, that had given the IDF prior notification that this was the route that they would be using.

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Bibi is doing his level best to make sure Israel’s isolation is total.

And the vaunted professionalism of the IDF lies in ruins.

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WoodyLee

Today 09:16 am JST

When 6 foreign are bombed and burned the world REACTS,

> but when 33,000 Palestinians are killed including 15,000 Children plus 74,000 injured the world is SILENT.

To be honest, the world isn't silent!

The people have been out in the streets all over the world including the UK, France, Germany, Canada and many many more, only to be met by police and politicians/government and MSM especially in north America calling them terrorist supporters!

The disapproval rates on Israel's actions by the population in western countries is totally contrary to the actions of their governments.

Over 60% of the population of the USA disapproves of Israel's actions,

Disapproval of Israel's actions by the population of each country:

France nearly 80%

UK nearly 70%

In Canada in November support for Israel was at 70% and has now dropped to 30%

And the list goes on.

But in many countries like France and Canada, the government has tried banning public public demonstrations against Israel or in support of Palestinians.

And these governments will use the standard trope of calling any one that dares say anything publicly as " anti-Semitic" in Canada going so far as threatening to charge people with "hate speech".

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JboneInTheZone

Today 09:19 am JST

> Do you think there would be conflict in the Gaza Strip if it wasn’t for Hamas?

Ok lets see:

From 2009 to before October 7th Israel IDF had killed over 6000 Palestinians nearly half women and children.

Israel holds at any given time over 6000 Palestinians in blackhole prisons without charges or trial and most are from east Jerusalem and the West Bank, kidnapped from their schools homes and work!

Before October 7th in the West Bank where Hamas is not in power, Israeli settlers had killed over 1000 Palestinians mostly in order to take their land, and in 2023 alone these settlers increased that number by another 1000.

Note that in the same period of 2009 to before October 7th fewer than 400 Israelis were killed by Palestinians and that number includes those killed in non political crimes like theft muggins and armed robbery!

So yes there would still be conflict because there already was long before Hamas!

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More innocent lives killed because of Hamas' brutality.

Hamas murdered children in front of their parents and parents in front of their children. Hamas kills Gaza citizens trying to evacuate.

Israel is the Gold Standard at confronting a terrorist organization embedded in a civilian population for 16 years.

Where are the calls for Hamas to let the hostages free, and let another government rule Gaza?

So, 7 people who were in Gaza for various reasons are the latest casualties of this brutal terrorist Hamas regime.

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There is plenty of blame to go around on both sides. The extremists on both sides will target for assassination anyone who preaches peace.

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The IDF has been killing medics and AID workers for 6 months. How come those deaths wasn't alarmed but this one yelling like doomsday?

Crocodile tears !

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Facts dont care about feelings...

Facts care about....facts.

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but when 33,000 Palestinians are killed including 15,000 Children plus 74,000 injured the world is SILENT.

What are you talking about? The world hasn't been silent on what is happening to the Palestinians in Gaza.

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This IDF attack on civilians, like 99% of all previous attacks since October 8 was deliberate and targeted with malice aforethought then explained away with transparent lies and "investigated". After effectively closing off the entry points for trucks carrying food and medical supplies, water and other vital stuffs to stave off deaths and sickness among 2.3 million displaced and dispossessed Arabs, then not content with shutting down UNRWA with a bogus conspiracy theory and killing starving people trying to access the few trucks that have been allowed into the ghetto, all the hospitals have been destroyed looking for tunnels and "Hamas", the Israelis have gone a step too far killing "white people" in their cunning plan to paralyze outside agencies with terror to prevent them from bringing aid to a populace now facing more than a "plausible" genocide. The question for Israel's arms suppliers, America, Germany and the UK, is now how to wipe the egg off their faces and the blood off their hands before carrying on their business as usual.

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zibala

Today 10:19 am JST

Israel is the Gold Standard at confronting a terrorist organization embedded in a civilian population for 16 years.

Yes but far longer than 16 years!

Israel has embedded Jewish settler terrorist in Palestinian population in Palestinian territories for decades, killing palestinians and stealing their land on a nearly daily basis!

For once you are right Israel is the gold standard of embedded terrorism!

It is also the gold standard of state sponsored terrorism!

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no antiisraeli sanctions in sight yet?

or is this all overkilling kosher?

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Israel bad !

Not excusable.

Accountability must be served

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The Israelis should be finding someone else to bring in aid now that they've killed the people who were doing it.

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It takes three ( 3 ) approvals down the chain of command to fire a missile and hit a target, these Jeeps were marked on all 5 sides including the top and have travelled that road before with the full approval and knowledge of the IOF.

This was a deliberate act of terror designed to scare of Foreign aid workers, and starve the people of Gaza for as long as possible.

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