Can Israel really be trusted to investigate itself in the flotilla attack? by Andrew Ravert

by Andrew Ravert
Dandelion Salad
Fthecorporateduopoly’s Blog
June 28, 2010 (revised)

Last week Defense Minister Ehud Barak urged the UN to shelve a push for an independent investigation into the deadly flotilla raid which claimed the lives of 9 people, one of which was shot twice in the legs, once in the back, once in the face and once in the back of the head from 45cm (<1 1/2ft) away, claiming Israel would conduct it’s own international investigation. But just who will make up this ‘international committee’, will they come with a bias and be impartial and can Israel be trusted to not just investigate itself but punish any crimes?

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