IDF soldiers have used credit cards confiscated from international activists following the recent raid on the Gaza flotilla, The Guardian reported Friday.
According to the report, the cards were confiscated along with much of the activists’ possessions when they were taken into custody by Israeli authorities.
Two activists presented the newspaper with bank statements showing that
the cards had been used to purchase merchandise following their
"We were held hostage, we were attacked, and now there's been theft,”
Ebrahim Musaji of Gloucester said. “If the police confiscate your goods
in the UK, they're not going to use your goods and think they can get
away with it."
Israel’s embassy in London encouraged the activists to submit a formal
"We regard any misconduct as described in Mr Musaji's allegations to be
utterly unacceptable and intolerable, and suggest waiting until this
subject matter is clarified," a spokeswoman said.
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