2 German MPs file complaint against Israel
|Monday, June 14,2010 13:31|
|By PT Editor Omar Ghraieb|
Berlin, June 12, (Pal Telegraph) The German general prosecution is currently looking into a complaint filed by two riot Germans and a human rights activist on the commission of the Israeli entity of war crimes during the aggression on the ship "Marmara" the largest among the naval vessels of freedom about two weeks ago.
The magazine "Der Spiegel" indicated that the German MPs Annette Groth and Inge H?ger, who filed the case were on board of the ship "Marmara" at the time the Israeli navy attacked it, although the humanitarian convoy was aimed at breaking the siege on the Gaza Strip, imposed four years ago.
The human rights activist Norman Peach sided with MPs, belonging to the left, on their filed complaint against "Israel", and included the arbitrary arrest and the attack against civilians, which will put it up to the degree of war crimes.
They pointed out that at 5:10 am on may 31 they heard the captain saying the IOF soldiers were on board of the ship, and an hour later the German citizens were detained on board the ship like the others, and their belongings and luggage were inspected thoroughly by the IOF.
Groth added that the IOF did not allow them to communicate with the Embassy of Germany in "Israel" only after nine in the morning.
They both told the reporters upon their return to their country that the aggression was as if a war took place, while described the attack as a " barbaric crime ".