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  9/26/2011, Elul 27, 5771

Turkey: ID'S Mavi Marmara Commandos from Social Nets


The Turkish daily Sabah published, Monday, what it claimed were the names of Israeli commandos who participated in the interception of the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara when it tried to break the Gaza naval blockade in May, 2010. Turkish intelligence has given the names of 174 Israeli participants, most of them soldiers, to the prosecutor in the Turkish justice department. According to the newspaper, identification of the soldiers was made via internet social sites Facebook and Twitter.

Turkey has demanded an apology from Israel for the death of nine Turkish citizens following attacks on the commandos. It has threatened taking legal steps against Israel.

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