[Foundation-l] Wikimania and the Muhammad pix
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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