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David Cameron: Israeli blockade has turned Gaza Strip into a ‘prison camp’

Posted By admin On July 27, 2010 @ 9:24 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Nicholas Watt in Ankara and Harriet Sherwood
London Guardian [1]
July 27, 2010

David Cameron used a visit to Turkey to make his strongest intervention yet in the intractable Middle East conflict today when he likened the experience of Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip to that of a “prison camp”.

Although he has made similar remarks before, his decision to repeat them on a world stage in Turkey, whose relations with Israel have deteriorated sharply since it mounted a deadly assault on the Gaza flotilla, gave them much greater diplomatic significance.

Cameron’s comments, in a speech to business leaders in Ankara, prompted the Turkish prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to issue another strong condemnation of how Israel dealt with the flotilla.

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[1] London Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/jul/27/david-cameron-gaza-prison-camp

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[3] Turkey threatens to cut ties with Israel over Gaza flotilla: http://www.prisonplanet.com/turkey-threatens-to-cut-ties-with-israel-over-gaza-flotilla.html

[4] ‘Israel will not ease Gaza blockade’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-will-not-ease-gaza-blockade.html

[5] Israeli Forces Enter Gaza Strip: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israeli-forces-enter-gaza-strip.html

[6] Israel Vows To Tighten Gaza Blockade – U.S. Media Reports Blockade Eased: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-vows-to-tighten-gaza-blockade-u-s-media-reports-blockade-eased.html

[7] Turkey bans Israeli military flight from its airspace as freeze deepens: http://www.prisonplanet.com/turkey-bans-israeli-military-flight-from-its-airspace-as-freeze-deepens.html

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