It came as a shock when Elon Musk announced he would provide wireless communication to Gaza (invariably Hamas): Elon Hamas Collab: Elon Negotiating With Hamas Terrorists To Provide WIFI
Israel is still counting body parts and lack of WIFI is …… a humanitarian crisis?
By: CTech, October 28, 2023:
Elon Musk announced that he would allow humanitarian organizations in Gaza to use the satellite system – after Israel cut off communications to effectively fight the terrorist organization Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip
#UPDATE: After negotiating with Hamas (the terrorist organization governing Gaza), @ElonMusk confirms that Starlink will support “internationally recognized aid organizations in Gaza,” which are controlled entirely by Hamas terrorists who massacred 1,400+ people in Israel. https://t.co/qMwPMZbXBD pic.twitter.com/SSxDnKx8SA
— Israel War Room (@IsraelWarRoom) October 28, 2023
Billionaire Elon Musk announced on Saturday that he is willing to operate SpaceX’s satellite internet system Starlink in the Gaza Strip area for the benefit of aid organizations. “Starlink will support connectivity to internationally recognized aid organizations in Gaza”, Musk posted on his X (formerly Twitter) account. However, once Starlink is introduced into this area, it may not be possible to deny the terrorist organization Hamas access to the system. This introduction could potentially provide significant assistance to the terrorist organization in its conflict with Israel.
On Friday, in preparation for a major ground incursion into the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) launched an operation targeting internet and media infrastructure in the region. The primary objective of this action was to disrupt communication among Hamas operatives, hindering their ability to prepare, coordinate, and respond to Israeli military activities within the Gaza Strip. While this move raises concerns about potential harm to civilians, the military viewpoint justifies it as a strategic blockade aimed at safeguarding the lives of Israeli soldiers and enhancing the effectiveness of the upcoming ground offensive.
In response to Musk’s announcement, Israeli Communications Minister Shlomo Karai stated on Saturday: “Israel will use all means at its disposal to fight this. Hamas will use it for terrorist activities. There is no doubt about it, we know it, and Musk knows it. HAMAS is ISIS. Perhaps Musk would be willing to condition it with the release of our abducted babies, sons, daughters, elderly people. All of them! By then, my office will cut ties with Starlink.”
Cutting off most of the communications between the Gaza Strip and the world has garnered criticism from various sides, including American Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She expressed her concerns on X, stating: “Cutting off all media access for a population of 2.2 million people is unacceptable. I cannot fathom how such an action can be justified.”
Notably, three weeks ago, on October 7, Hamas terrorists brutally massacred and murdered over 1,400 Israeli civilians (babies, children, women and the elderly) , injured 4,000 more and kidnapped over 200 innocent civilians to the Gaza Strip. Ocasio-Cortez primarily discussed the issue in the context of Israel’s response and refrained from unequivocally condemning the Hamas without reservations. Ocasio-Cortez received a surprising support from Musk, the owner of X, Tesla, and SpaceX, who pledged to deploy SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet system in Gaza.
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