[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix

geni geniice at gmail.com
Sat Feb 23 18:46:33 UTC 2008

On 23/02/2008, Dan Rosenthal <swatjester at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's not correct.
>   In several of those incidents the target was specifically picked for
>  having Israelis.  The Ras Burqa massacre specifically targeted israeli
>  tourists. By the way, the killer in that case was an Egyptian
>  policeman who machinegunned the Israelis, while other nearby policemen
>  refused to give aid to the wounded, and stopped an israeli doctor from
>  giving aid to the wounded at gunpoint, leaving the wounded to bleed to
>  death. Egyptian politicians labeled the murderer a hero of the Sinai,
>  and there were numerous demonstrations in support of the killer, and
>  in opposition to his trial.
>  The Sharm el Sheikh attacks were conducted in a location that is
>  widely considered to be an Israeli tourist destination.
>  The 2004 attacks against hotels were also conducted by palestinian
>  organizations specifically targeting Israelis. The Israeli government
>  knew of plans to conduct such an attack, and issued warnings, which
>  went unheeded.

And how many places in Egypt are frequented by isrealis? Doesn't
narrow the target list very much does it?


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