Turks accuse Israel of war crimes at int'l court

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 14, 2010 15:43

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

AMSTERDAM — Turkish lawyers representing pro-Palestinian activists have complained to the International Criminal Court that Israeli troops committed war crimes when they raided a boat trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza in May.

Nine Turkish citizens, including a 19-year-old with dual US-Turkish nationality, were killed during the melee after Israeli troops intercepted the Mavi Marmara.Attorney Ugur Sevgili said Thursday victims want Israel investigated for torture, inhuman treatment and violations of the Geneva war crimes convention.



The international court receives hundreds of applications every year but opens investigations in few cases.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
May 21, 2019
Attempted stabbing attack at Damascus Gate - report

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF