The Turkel Commission and the Maritime Closure of Gaza

January 2011

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The Turkel Commission was asked to examine the May 31, 2010 maritime flotilla incident and determine whether the maritime closure of the Gaza Strip and its enforcement were in accordance with international law. In this position paper we outline Gisha’s position that the overall closure imposed on the Gaza Strip is illegal and that the maritime closure is part of this illegal policy.

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