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Jordan: Hamas picking off humanitarian aid sent to Gaza
"We are surprised it should be confiscated and distributed in a manner based on political considerations...this only penalises those who really deserve this aid." You're surprised? Really?
"Jordan says Hamas seizes aid covoy sent to Gaza," by Suleiman al-Khalidi for Reuters (thanks to Sr. Soph):
AMMAN, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Jordan said on Saturday the Islamist Palestinian group Hamas has confiscated a convoy of humanitarian aid sent to people living under an Israeli blockade in the Gaza Strip.
Minister of State for Information Affairs Nasser Joudeh told the state news agency Petra that Hamas members on Thursday seized 16 trucks carrying emergency supplies into Gaza and diverted the cargo to a warehouse run by the Islamist group.
Hamas has ruled the Gaza Strip since June when it routed secular Fatah forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who has revived peace talks with Israel.
"We are surprised it should be confiscated and distributed in a manner based on political considerations...this only penalises those who really deserve this aid," Joudeh said.
Everybody who are really, really, really surprised. Put up your hand and the ghost of yassir arafat will come and haunt you (shudder). Again and again I have written about the TOTAL faliure of giving aid to the "palestinians" in the Gaza strip and in the West Bank.
The only thing this "aid" is doing is to prolong the suffering of the good people in this area. Cut the aid NOW! And then maybe there will be peace in the future. The worst thing we in the west can do is to continuing fuelling these regimes! How can this be so hard to understand?
Stop the aid NOW! And we will save thousands of lifes!