The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that five Irish passports were used by suspects in the killing of a Hamas official in Dubai.
The Israeli ambassador to Ireland has said he had no knowledge of the use of Irish passports seized in Dubai.
Zion Evrony released a short statement following a meeting at the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was murdered while staying in a hotel in the UAE by a group of assassins travelling on Irish and British passports.
The chief of police in Dubai said he is 99% sure that Israel was responsible for last month's assassination of a leading Hamas official.
Police chief Dahi Khalfan Tamim told The National newspaper that their 'investigations reveal that Mossad is involved in the murder of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin said that the incident was very serious and had put the security of Irish citizens at risk.Mr Martin said he did not know whether the Israeli secret service, Mossad, had been involved, but he had serious concerns about the issue.
Passports in the names of six British commoners and five Irish citizenss were among identity papers revealed by Dubai police who were hunting the hit squad, which killed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.
Former British Liberal Democrat leader Menzies Campbell said Israeli involvement would be 'a serious violation of trust between nations'.
He added: 'Given the current speculation, the Israeli government has some explaining to do and the ambassador should be summoned to the Foreign Office to do so in double-quick time.'
The latest latest violation of Irish sovereignty comes just after an attack by Israel An Israeli on an Irish army colonel, Des Travers, from the UN team that investigated the Israeli war on Gaza. The Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs (JCPA), led by Israel’s former ambassador to the U N, Dore Gold, classified Col Travers as “an individual who is not qualified to take part in any serious fact-finding mission” and demanded the UN not to use his services in future.
A month previous to that the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs was refused permission to visit Gaza in occupied Palestine to see for himself conditions on the ground. Under International law, Israel has no right whatsoever to deny any Irish minister a visit to Palestine to see first-hand the humanitarian crisis that has been created by their war crimes.
Aengus Ó Snodaigh a member of Leinster House Parliament in Ireland, said recently said it is high time that a hard line is taken on the issue. He declared Israel a “rogue, racist and belligerent state”. He said that no Irish minister “with a scintilla of backbone” should allow matters to rest here.
“I am calling on Minister Mícheál Martin to take a stand. It is high time that a hard line is taken on the issue of Israel, to stand out among European and world leaders and to stand up for the people of Palestine".
“He must demand access and make every effort to get to Gaza and Palestine despite what the Israeli authorities say. If the Israeli authorities refuse access again, diplomatic relations should immediately be broken off and the Israeli ambassador sent home.
“He has to make Israel understand that there are consequences for their actions. He must push for immediate action at European level. A start could be made by demanding an end to the special trade relationship that exists between the European Union and Israel.
“Meekly walking away from a major diplomatic insult without a response is tantamount to conniving and colluding in the abuse of the Palestinian people. It cannot and must not be allowed to happen.”
This latest scandal now endangers the lives of all Irish passport holders, who would formerly would not have been regarded, as enemies of Palestinian freedom.
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