15 European Parliamentarians Enter Gaza - International Middle East Media Center

Tom Usher wrote or added | "The Hamas movement achieved an overwhelming victory in the Palestinian elections of 2006 and garnered more than two-thirds of legislative council seats.

"During Local Council elections that took place before the legislative elections, Hamas also achieved an overwhelming victory.

"Israel [and the U.S.] refused to recognize the legitimacy of the Palestinian elections although they were monitored by international observers, and kidnapped dozens of elected legislators, ministers, mayors and officials."

Will these visiting officials be there when Israel illegally takes the Freedom Flotilla and imprisons its volunteers? If so (and they should be), it will be interesting to see what they say from Gaza about it.

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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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