October 08, 2004

World-wide Attacks On Jews

From Reuters: (similar article appears today in the NYT.

Sept. 5, 1972 - Palestinian Black September infiltrates Israeli team quarters at Munich Olympic Games. Two athletes die in initial attack and nine hostages, five guerrillas and a West German policeman killed in later shoot-out at Munich airport.

Sept. 19, 1972 - Black September letter bomb kills Ami Shehori, an attache at the Israeli embassy in London.

July 4, 1976 - Palestinian and leftist West German guerrillas hijack Air France airliner in Europe and divert it to Entebbe, Uganda. Israeli commandos strike and kill guerrillas while rescuing 98 Israeli and Jewish hostages. Three hostages and the head of the commando unit die in the violence.

Dec. 31, 1980 - Bomb blast wrecks the Jewish-owned Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, killing 15 people and wounding over 80.

June 3, 1982 - Israel's ambassador to Britain wounded in an attack blamed on Abu Nidal's Palestinian Fatah group.

Dec. 27, 1985 - Guerrillas of Abu Nidal's Fatah Revolutionary Council attack El Al counters at Rome and Vienna airports simultaneously, killing 19 people.

Sept. 6, 1986 - Arab gunmen kill 22 worshippers in a raid on Istanbul's Neve Shalom synagogue, an attack blamed on Abu Nidal.

March 7, 1992 - Israeli embassy security chief in Ankara dies in a car bomb attack. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility.

March 17, 1992 - Car bomb smashes Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, killing 29 people. Islamic Jihad claims responsibility.

July 18, 1994 - At least 96 people are killed when a bomb explodes at a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires.

July 27-28, 1994 - Car bomb batters the Israeli embassy in London, injuring 14. Twelve hours later, another car bomb at a Jewish fund-raising group's offices in London injures five.

April 11, 2002 - Truck explodes near ancient Jewish shrine of El Ghriba synagogue on the Tunisian island of Djerba, killing 14 Germans, five Tunisians and a Frenchman.

July 4 - Egyptian kills two at the El Al airline counter in Los Angeles airport before El Al guards shoot him dead.

Nov. 28 - Fifteen people killed in car bomb attack on hotel frequented by Israeli tourists in Kenyan port of Mombasa; two missiles miss an Israeli airliner taking off from the city.

Nov. 15, 2003 - Car bombs explode outside two synagogues in Istanbul, killing 25 people.

July 30, 2004 - In the Uzbek capital, Tashkent, a suicide bomber with explosives strapped to his waist strikes the Israeli embassy killing at least two local people.

Oct. 7, 2004 - Suspected car bomb wrecks hotel at Egyptian border resort of Taba, killing and wounding Israeli tourists; blasts also hit two other Egyptian resorts on the Red Sea.

Condemnation are expected from, well nowhere really. They will always come with a tag and an excuse. If they come.

Posted by Rachel Ann at October 8, 2004 06:29 AM
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