web analytics
November 27, 2014 / 5 Kislev, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
IDC Herzliya Campus A Day on Campus

To mark IDC Herzliya’s 20th anniversary, we spent a day following Prof. Uriel Reichman, IDC’s founder and president, and Jonathan Davis, VP for External Relations, around its delightful campus.



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.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Ferguson, Missouri: rioting against racism, encouraging murder
The Foul Stench of the Ferguson Fallout
Latest News Stories
Haircut for wigs 1

Over 200 hair salons across Israel took part in the annual nationwide drive to collect hair for the Zichron Menachem Cancer Support in Israel in partnership with Pantene Products Israel.

A cruise ship docked at the port in the Southern Israeli town of Ashdod. June 23, 2014.

In 2014, cruise ship traffic to Israel decreased by almost two-thirds in comparison with the year before.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg had heart surgery on Wednesday, Nov. 26.

“The Israeli government is not interested in the collapse of the Palestinian Authority,” said Arbell, a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution who teaches at American University here. “There may be faults in Abbas and the leadership and in what they’re doing, but they’re still the safest bet.”

Shas head Aryeh Deri said this evening on Radio Kol Chai that if Netanyahu met his two non-negotiable conditions, Shas could join the coalition.

The man, a resident of Beit Safafa, tried on three different occasions last week to burn down the section of the hospital building where he worked.

The terrorist’s wife will now have to return to the Palestinian Authority, following the decision by Interior Minister Gilad Erdan.

The IDF says it will change its policies on soldiers who grow beards for religious reasons.

The proposal includes some extreme measures to fight the current wave of terrorism.

The Kinneret rose 3.5 centimeters overnight due to the heavy rainstorm that hit the country.

The father-son team recently gave a check to the family of Druze policeman Zidan Saif for his role in stopping the Har Nof Massacre.

The police fought hard to not have it revealed that Netanel Arami was murdered in a Petach Tikva terror attack, but now a court has lifted the gag order…

The three were walking along the side of the highway when the accident happened.

A device, a gas canister with wires, was left near the Shavei Shomron intersection this morning, designed to look like a bomb.

The ISIS ‘prince’ of Iraq’s Anbar province was killed in a US-led coalition air strike Wednesday.

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: