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Turkey Planning ‘Marmara II’

IHH terror group attacked IDF force with metal rods, now threatens local Jews with 'bad things' if bombing of Gaza doesn't stop.
Peaceful IHH activists prepare for IDF troops aboard the Mavi Marmara, May 31, 2010.

Peaceful IHH activists prepare for IDF troops aboard the Mavi Marmara, May 31, 2010.
Photo Credit: IDF Spokesperson / FLASH90.

The Turkish terror group IHH is planning a redux of the 2010 “freedom flotilla” to Gaza that left 10 Turkish citizens dead.

The original flotilla planned to break Israel’s “siege” of the Gaza coast (i.e. Israel’s naval blockade, intended to prevent military shipments from reaching Hamas and other terror groups). Israel warned that the boats would not be allowed to approach the blockaded zone, but when Israeli Navy Seals stopped and boarded the Mavi Marmara, the lead vessel in the flotilla, the peaceful activists tried to lynch the IDF soldiers with metal bars, fists, kicks and even guns.

Ten terrorists died as a result of the altercation, and Turkey downgraded relations with Israel immediately after the incident.

Today, four years later, the group says it has put wheels in motion to form a second flotilla for Gaza. IHH chairman Bülent Yildrim said last week that the group would set sail as soon as it had cleared bureaucratic red-tape with the Turkish government. He also said the Turkish Navy has agreed to escort the ships to Gaza. Israeli officials did not respond to the news item, but it is noteworthy that IHH has threatened several times to organise new flotillas since the Mavi Marmara altercation.

IHH has long been designated a terrorist organization by Israel, the United States and many Western powers. According to NGO Monitor, Turkish authorities investigated the group in 1997 after receiving info that senior IHH figures had purchased weapons from Islamic radicals. The monitoring group said a police raid on the IHH headquarters in Istanbul found weapons, explosives, and instructions for making improvised explosive devices.

Later, it is believed the group provided material assistance to Hamas during the later group’s murderous bus bombing campaign a decade ago, and some American officials believe the group was planning a bomb attack on Los Angeles International Airport.

More recently, IHH chief humanitarian displayed his admiration and respect for members of all religious faith groups, saying Turkish Jews could easily pay the ultimate price for Israel’s actions.

“Israel’s spoiled attitude could spell the end for Jewish communities living in Turkey. Otherwise more bad things will happen,” said IHH Chairman Bülent Yildrrims.

In a separate statement, MK Şamil Tayyar, a member of parliament representing Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s AKP party, said he “Hope(s) your race disappears under many more new Hitlers.”

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17 Responses to “Turkey Planning ‘Marmara II’”

  1. Guy Peters says:

    To be sunk to the bottom of the sea !

  2. And his humanitary help consist con weapon and rockets ?

  3. because the last one ended so well right??? why don’t these idiots learn??????????? these humanitarian activists need to learn some basic humanity.

  4. Israel will be ready God will make sure of that.

  5. Torpedoes for the Turks !

  6. Why, to cause trouble again, maybe UN can put a STOP to it NOW, no , it’s. UN. , unable to do anything

  7. In fact, let them go to Egypt, they will NOT land in Gaza

  8. I think the Turks forgot where the nazis ended up. Small brains and faulty memories

  9. This time if you have to go on board take machine guns.

  10. Since Erdogan, the petty ruler has shown he’s a Jew hating SOB, take the boat and sink it.Turkey cannot and will do nothing and with Erdogan’s rhetoric, maybe he will have a stroke.Let the tyrant rave and rant and who gives a sh-t?

  11. Hope the men and women on this ship end up the same

  12. Give the Turks the “Midnight Express” treatment they understand so well.

  13. Marcy Pollak says:

    Blow them out of the water!

  14. Kim Sloan says:

    I hope Israel puts a huge hole right through their boat!

  15. Sink it when it leaves Turkey

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