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Mavi Marmara Raid Commission Recommends Israel Adopt Int’l War Crimes Inquiry Norms

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The Mavi Marmara. Photo: Free Gaza Movement.

Ynet – The Turkel Committee recommended Wednesday that Israel pursue legislation that would adhere to international war crime investigation norms, which are not already covered by existing Israeli law.

The committee, tasked with probing the 2010 raid on the Marmara, a Turkish vessel heading a Gaza-bound flotilla meant to breach the maritime blockade imposed on the Strip, released the second part of its report Wednesday, focusing on the legal aspects of the raid.

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