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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Erdogan's son joins IHH

How's this for a diplomatic incident in the making? Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's son has joined the IHH. I can tell you this much for sure: If he shows up on a boat trying to run the Gaza blockade, he will not be treated differently than anyone else (Hat Tip: Joshua I).
Turkish PM Erdogan’s son Necmettin Bilal Erdogan and his family participated in pro-Hamas, Islamist charity organization IHH’s “Kite Festival” organized to commemorate the anniversary of the raid on Mavi Marmara.

IHH organized the event in Istanbul as part of a program to commemorate the shahids of the ill-fated raid of the Israeli commandos on Mavi Marmara on May 31 of last year.

The kite festival was organized to be held in Istanbul and the shores of Gaza simultaneously.

More than 1500 special kites with the pictures of the ‘shahids’, Palestinian flags, and of Mavi Marmara that were prepared for the event by IHH were flown by the participants. PM Erdogan’s son flew a kite which had the picture of Mavi Marmara and the script that read, “Mavi Marmara Continues on its Voyage”.

The series of commemorative events will end on May 30 with a big march to Istanbul’s Taksim square, with the participation of many Islamist organizations under the leadership of IHH.
What could go wrong?

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At 8:39 PM, Blogger Unknown said...

Hi Carl.
This might explain why they cancelled their Aegean drills.They're planning another kind of 'drill".

At 12:29 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Some old pals of Obama are planning to join the next flotilla--maybe they can end up sharing the same life preserver with Necmittin Bilal--though seriously, since the Rafah crossing is slated to reopen is there even the shred of a pretext left for these provocations?



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