Tamar Feldman, the director of Gisha’s legal department, analyses the Palmer Report on EJIL:Talk!

 Tamar Feldman, the director of Gisha’s legal department, analyses the Palmer Report on EJIL:Talk!
 
"As the committee itself notes at the beginning of the report, its recommendations are not legally binding and it is clear that the committee’s main goal was to resolve the diplomatic crisis between Israel and Turkey, rather than to draw conclusions on weighty legal issues. Nevertheless, of the five committees that have examined the events surrounding the Gaza Flotilla (the Eiland Committee, the Turkel Committee, the Turkish committee, the Committee of the UN Human Rights Council, and the Committee of the UN Secretary-General), the Palmer Committee is the most senior, and also the most balanced in its composition, since its members include representatives of both Israel and Turkey."
 
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