web analytics
August 30, 2015 / 15 Elul, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Hamas Detaining Foreign Citizens in the Gaza Strip

This violation of the human rights of neutral foreigners is yet another example of Hamas’ attempts to manipulate and pressure the press.
F091224TA10

Photo Credit: Tsafrir Abayov/Flash90

The Israeli Foreign Ministry reports that Hamas is not allowing at least 22 foreign nationals who wish to exit the Gaza Strip for Israel to do so. Among the foreigners being detained are nine Italian citizens, one Canadian, one South Korean, a French national and six journalists from Japan. In addition, two Turkish Red Crescent members have been refused exit.

This violation of the human rights of neutral foreigners is yet another example of Hamas’ attempts to manipulate and pressure the press.

For its part, Israel is keeping the Erez crossing into Gaza open, allowing passage to the foreign press, diplomats and humanitarian workers.

The Kerem Shalom crossing into Gaza was also kept open today, enabling the passage of food and medication from Israel into the Gaza Strip.

About the Author: Aryeh Savir is director of the International division of Tazpit News Agency.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

13 Responses to “Hamas Detaining Foreign Citizens in the Gaza Strip”

  1. Wayne Delaporte says:

    get it through your thick heads europeans,russians,americans,WORLD……THESE ARE TERRORISTS…..TERROR……THEY USE ANYONE TO TERRORIZE……. A N Y O N E……

  2. Wayne Delaporte says:

    get it through your thick heads europeans,russians,americans,WORLD……THESE ARE TERRORISTS…..TERROR……THEY USE ANYONE TO TERRORIZE……. A N Y O N E……

  3. Wayne Delaporte says:

    get it through your thick heads europeans,russians,americans,WORLD……THESE ARE TERRORISTS…..TERROR……THEY USE ANYONE TO TERRORIZE……. A N Y O N E……

  4. Wayne Delaporte says:

    THIS IS WHAT HAMAS IS LIKE…THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT ANYONE…..WHEN IS THE WORLD GOING TO SEE THAT…..

  5. Wayne Delaporte says:

    THIS IS WHAT HAMAS IS LIKE…THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT ANYONE…..WHEN IS THE WORLD GOING TO SEE THAT…..

  6. Wayne Delaporte says:

    THIS IS WHAT HAMAS IS LIKE…THEY DO NOT CARE ABOUT ANYONE…..WHEN IS THE WORLD GOING TO SEE THAT…..

  7. Hamish Robinson says:

    u jews are full of was killing jesus.not enough

  8. Romans killed Jesus, not Jews. And it's not a race thing it's a national identity thing.

  9. Daisy Jennings says:

    Amen! Furthermore,you can’t reason with insanity!

  10. Reginald Uka says:

    Good for them, as these left wing liberals and terrorists appeasers would be devoured by the beast the have been feeding. Good they be used as a human shields, it is what they have always wanted.

  11. Simon K Noir says:

    The worst part is he made this comment on a Jewish site.

  12. Hamish Robinson says:

    oh the worst part is he made his comment on a jewish site.seriously if i ever get to see u again Simon K Noir im going to knock you the. out.the worst part is.the fact that israel is killing innocent people you.ing.

  13. Alfonso Soued says:

    HAVE YOU LISTEN CNN?

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi (3R) speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (3L) during their meeting at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy .
Netanyahu: No Objection to ‘Civilian” Nuclear Program in Iran
Latest News Stories
Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi (3R) speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (3L) during their meeting at Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy .

PM Netanyahu told Italian PM Renzi during weekend talks in Florence Israel does not object to a “civilian” nuclear program in Iran.

The car headed towards a group of four soldiers in Hebron, striking one.

Prince Albert II of Monaco

The ruler of the Principality of Monaco, Prince Albert II, on Thursday issued a formal apology for his country’s role in deporting Jews to Nazi death camps during World War II.

Obama and Jewish Organization Leaders

Speaking to Jewish leaders and the American Jewish community on Friday afternoon, President Barack Obama said he’s had arguments with the Israeli leadership because he considers them his friends.

She denies that her criticism of Republicans wanting to put immigrants in “boxcars” was a reference to the Holocaust.

Iranian President Rouhani said Saturday the parliament should not vote on the nuclear deal so that it will not become a legal obligation.

The airport workers; committees new excuse to shut down the airport is to hold a solidarity strike with the Israel Broadcasting Authority.

The daily also accuses the US of being the “biggest settlement country” that “enslaves millions of Hispanics.”

Swiss Ambassador Portrays U.S. and Iran as doves of peace defecating on Netanyahu.

He will arrive Sunday and will be “updated on strategic issues,” meaning Iran.

The boundary, enabling Jewish students to carry on Shabbat, will be made of plastic “lechies” on utility poles.

The café opened in 1939 and was closed n 1949.

A growing number of Arabs in Gaza are calling on people to burn down Hamas institutions.

An Oxford University professor’s new book uncovers what most Israelis know – that the Americans are not “Wild West” cowboys.

A report by the entity responsible for ensuring the peaceful development of nuclear energy worldwide and the one upon which the world depends for monitoring Iran’s nuclear activity revealed that over the past few months Iran has been working on and adding to a building at its Parchin site. Parchin is an Iranian military complex located southeast of Tehran. It […]

Israeli artists build an ice wall at the Davidson Center, near the Kotel in Jerusalem. The wall was based on a piece by American artist Allan Kaprow who built something similar in Israel, in 1980, perpendicular to the Temple Mount. Photos by Yonatan Sindel / Flash90.

More Articles from Aryeh Savir, Tazpit News Agency
Arab youth throwing a firebomb at Jews.

Palestinian Authority terrorists set off a bomb at a bus stop in Samaria and threw two pipe bombs at passing Jewish drivers in Samaria on Sunday. No one was injured. Police sappers were called to the Rechalim Junction where the bomb exploded. They did not find any other explosive devices and still are searching for […]

The majority of the reactions are against the truce, and all voiced skepticism about its viability.

PA claims – ISIS founded by US in order to destabilize and take control of the Middle East.

“I was amazed and pleased that a rabbi would call the Islamization of Europe a good thing. Likewise I believe an all Jewish Europe would be a great thing too,” Turk said.

Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau stated: “Israel is preparing for the ‘day after’.

Zeidan stated he supports Hamas, even as the missiles landed on his areas, [h]e cannot remain silent, even if [Hamas] missiles land on our heads.

As the cease fire deadline approaches, Hamas is threatening to reignite the further destruction of Gaza…

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/hamas-detaining-foreign-citizens-in-the-gaza-strip/2012/11/18/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: