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Israel demands London Olympics hold moment of silence for Munich 'victims': Olympic organizers tell'em to fuck off

The International
Olympic Committee has once again refused a request from the victims'
families to hold a moment of silence in their honor during the opening
ceremony of the 2012 games. Foreign Ministry: It's a shame they aren't
worried about the entire Olympic family

The International Olympic Committee
(IOC) rejected on Tuesday a request by the families of the Israeli athletes murdered in Munich
in 1972 to hold a moment of silence to mark 40 years since their
killin during the opening ceremony of this summer's games in London.




"The International Olympic Committee has held official memorials for
the athletes a number of times," wrote IOC President Jacques Rogge. "The
memory of the victims of the horrible killing in Munich in 1972 will
never fade in the Olympic family."
Rogge added that he "had
to" deny the request but said that the IOC would be present at the
memorial ceremonies organized by the Israeli delegation.
Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon
has also voiced his support for an official moment of silence and a
month ago sent a letter to the IOC in which he wrote: "A moment of
silence will send a clear message that we must not forget the terrible
events 40 years ago in Munich, lest they happen again."



Foreign Ministry Spokesman Yigal Palmor characterized the IOC's denial as "polite but firm."




"It's a shame that the IOC isn't worried about the entire Olympic
family, since the awful attack was contrary to the Olympic spirit,"
Palmor added.
An IOC spokesman said
that he was working in close cooperation with the Israel Olympic
Committee on the memorial ceremony scheduled to take place in London
and said that the event would be the "most appropriate place" to
commemorate the Munich attack and that similar ceremonies were held at
every Olympic Games.
"The IOC has refused for 40 years, but I still hope that they will change their mind."




The Israel Olympic Committee said in response that "After 40 years,
it's time for the Olympic movement to recognize the 11 athletes,
coaches, and referees who were murdered during the games as victims of
the Olympic movement and the IOC. The right way to honor their memory
will be found."
"The Israel Olympic
Committee believes that the disaster is an inseparable part of the
Olympic movement. The IOC has a moral obligation to honor their memory
appropriately, and pass their legacy on to the new generation."
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4230053,00.html


Added: May-28-2012 Occurred On: May-28-2012
By: FUCK_S0PA
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  • The Olympics is not political.
    Tell them to fuck off. I said so.

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  • fuck that, how many people did they assassinate after that?

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  • Braindead muslim.

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  • Can we get a moment of silence for those who were killed and injured during the Olympic Park bombing?

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    • @hlabrake
      'After Rudolph's arrest for the bombings, The Washington Post reported that the FBI considered Rudolph to have "had a long association with the radical Christian Identity movement, which asserts that Northern European whites are the direct descendants of the lost tribes of Israel, GOD'S CHOSEN PEOPLE."'

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    • @FUCK_S0PA And every Christian group disavowed the terrorist except, of course, the christian identity group.

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  • clearly from the title this post is off balance

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  • I don't agree with the IOC very much, but in this case, yes. Israel you've had your day in remembrance. Now move on.

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  • Good!
    ....I'm tired of listening to this European "white" people of Judaic faith propaganda, anyways! Why do "whites" matter so much? Just because they practice Judaism? Honor the victims during a private and discreet ceremony, out of the public and media eyes!

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  • another made up headline! lol

    "London Olympics won't hold moment of silence for Munich victims"

    is the correct headline.

    I personally dont care one way or the other about this issue although i think it would be a classy show of sportsmanship to have a moment of silence for all ex-olympians - the world can use a few more 'chill" moments here and there. i have to lmfao at the OP's over the top sensationalizing when he declares over and over again that he doesnt have to do any wor More..

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  • Thats Israel its all ME ME ME ME!!

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  • "demanded" as you say or "request by the families" As you quote. Not told to "fuck off" but "rejected"
    So your post is stupid, inaccurate and you are a douchebag.
    Fuck you

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  • yeah... fuck you Israel lol

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  • damn right...israel can fuck off

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  • Given that the Olympics only happen every 4 years and this will be the 40th anniversary I don't think it would be wrong to mark it in some way.

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  • We'll do that right after the memorial service for the Americans who died on the USS Liberty in the Mediterranean Sea in 1967 due to an air assault from the Israeli air force.

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  • The Olympic Committee has been known to accept bribes in the past and I think some muslim country, possibly Saudi Arabia, spread some money around to stop this moment of silence from taking place.

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    • @wargypzy He likes to make shit up all the time. He thinks he's propagandist, but yet, he does a horrible job at it.

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    • @wargypzy
      Fat chance of that happening

      http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=4b5_1337804141

      Wut Wut Wut

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    • @wargypzy
      "Eden Springs, the major
      Israeli water company, will not have its contract renewed by the famous
      London School of Economics."

      "Brazil’s
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  • ?

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    • @wargypzy

      Lol

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  • "Fuck off"? Man, you just make crap up huh?

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  • fuck sopa do you favour a moment of merriment?

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  • "It's a shame that the IOC isn't worried about the entire Olympic
    family, since the awful attack was contrary to the Olympic spirit,"

    lol

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