Friday, July 13, 2007

Israeli Websites Go Offline

As reported by Mobius at

To mark the one year anniversary of the abduction of Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev, the two Israeli soldiers whose capture by Hezbollah sparked last year's war between Israel and Lebanon, at 9:05 yesterday morning Israel's leading websites took themselves offline for five minutes in an act of silent protest calling for the soldiers' release.

The sites each showed a web page that instead of saying "That Page Cannot Be Found" said "The soldiers cannot be found" and linked to, a website established by the Keren Maor Foundation. The foundation, which provides assistance to the families of Goldwasser, Regev, and Gilad Shalit, who was likewise abducted by Hamas militants outside of Gaza last summer.

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