Daily News Overview, June 11 2010

Updated 18:08 CET

Children of Gaza commemorates flotilla massacre victims
http://www.paltelegraph.com/photo-story/palestinian-stories/6259-children-of-gaza-commemorates-flotilla-massacre-victims

Pro-Gaza Activists Arrive in Congressman’s Office After Call for Arrests
http://www.infozine.com/news/stories/op/storiesView/sid/41639/

Egypt-US concede failure of steel barrier along Gaza borders
http://bit.ly/amgShT

Germany and Italy demands participation of Quartet in Investigations
http://www.paltelegraph.com/latest/6345-germany-and-italy-demands-participation-of-quartet-in-investigations

Commentary: Israel and International Law
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/re62.htm

Huwaida Arraf interviewed about attack on Gaza Flotilla
http://gazaflotilla.delegitimize.com/statements/activist-statements/huwaida-arraf-interviewed-about-attack-on-gaza-flotilla/

Nabi Saleh village Protest The Israeli Wall, One Israeli activist Injured
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8330&Itemid=56

Fatah internal rifts foil municipal elections in West Bank
http://bit.ly/alJxRD

Salah: Israel failed to deter Siege breaking ships
http://bit.ly/afI2iU

Thabet: Abbas’s statements a prelude to transfer of Palestinians
http://bit.ly/94uTX8

Mondoweiss: ‘J Street’ rabbi in Madison suggests that flotilla members were terrorists http://bit.ly/ag7bT6 #flotilla

Gazans pin hopes on Egypt border
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jun/11/gazans-pin-hopes-egypt-border

Gaza flotilla attack: activist releases new footage
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jun/11/gaza-flotilla-attack-new-video

Clashes after man shot dead in Jerusalem
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291269

Hamas Official rejects visits for Shalit
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291268

ShipToGazaGr: Video inside Lethal Israeli Assault on Mavi Marara (MOV, Torrents) http://ow.ly/1XdpE #Flotilla

David grows up
http://politic365.com/2010/06/11/david-grows-up/

Hope and anxiety at Rafah Crossing
http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11334.shtml

Mondoweiss: Video shows FBI visit to the home of a Palestine solidarity activist in Austin, TX – http://bit.ly/bDH7fa

Turkey rejects an Israeli investigation into the flotilla massacre
http://bit.ly/ckprBa

Palestinians kick footballs over Israel’s Wall
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291297

Gaza students detained at Egyptian Holiday
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291259

The US needs to ensure that the israeli Siege of Gaza is Lifted
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amnesty-international/the-us-needs-to-ensure-th_b_608834.html

avinunu: @ggreenwald As Ynet reports Israeli group backed by @IsraelMFA as part of Israel’s strategy of gaywashing its crimes http://bit.ly/9ZdOwA

avinunu: Angry Americans protest plan for mosque on Staten Island, reject presence of Muslims http://nyti.ms/c6i44X

Mondoweiss: Margulies: Turks know the difference between Jews and Zionists http://bit.ly/9sJhRZ

Southern West bank Villages protest the Wall, Troops arrest one Organizer
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8328&Itemid=56

freegazaorg: Activists dare Congressman to arrest them – http://bit.ly/aIXvqK #cnn

Two soldiers Injured in Haifa
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8327&Itemid=56

Israeli police kill a man in East Jerusalem
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8326&Itemid=56

Mondoweiss: RT @avinunu: Blog post: Israel FM Lieberman admits Gaza blockade intended as collective punishment: a war crime #flotilla http://post.ly/

Mondoweiss: Schumer on Gazans: ‘Strangle them economically’ http://bit.ly/b2Ce9x

Iranian ship Depart to Gaza, Israel Investigate the Flotilla Attack
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8322&Itemid=56

Gaza Flotilla: Turkey’s stance is a lesson to the west
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jun/04/turkey-israel-gaza-lesson

Israel’s Deterrence Unlikely to succeed
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8325&Itemid=58

Haneyya: Occupation has failed to stifle the siege issue
http://bit.ly/c3hz0e

Video: Freedom Flotilla Participants share theur Experience
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8324&Itemid=56

Hamas: PA arrested party members in WB
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291232

avinunu: Gaywashing Tel Aviv to foreign LGBT groups: ‘murderous Gaza blockade justified because Gaza isn’t gay-friendly like us’ http://j.mp/csbadV

avinunu: No end to complicity: EU volunteers proxy prison guards for Israel’s Gaza concentration camp. http://bit.ly/arF87J #flotilla

Sarkozy to discuss with Palestinian leader
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5grWX6nRixR1LCNzu8eEBn7K9pepw

Israel greatest loss its moral imagination
http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/israel-s-greatest-loss-its-moral-imagination-1.295600

Young man shot dead in Wadi Joz: clashes
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291269

freegazaorg: http://info-wars.org/ Interesting analysis that says Israel faked the entire attack on its soldiers.

Iranian aid ship sales to Gaza today
http://bit.ly/d4ISEg

avinunu: Abbas PA colluding with Israel, Egypt, “Quartet” to prettify & maintain Gaza blockade http://bit.ly/9a59FE

freegazaorg: http://huff.to/aE8weT Huffpost – European jews to sail go Gaza in the next few months

Fatahs Amr calls vote postponement “Grave Failure”
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291247

Egyptian Artist Arrive in Gaza for Solidarity Tour
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsworld.php?id=505347

British Jews join new bid to break Gaza siege
http://abna.ir/data.asp?lang=3&id=191639

Recalling the anti apartheid spirit
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/op1.htm

Actions and Reactions
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/re81.htm

Minneapolis: End of the siege Gaza march
http://peoplesworld.org/events/244

Time to seal Gaza border | Israel has much to gain from freeing itself of any responsibility for Gaza Strip
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3903621,00.html

Pictures of the Day: Gaza and Elswhere
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/08/pictures-234/

EU to press Israel more over Gaza blockade
http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2010/06/11/111048.html

Hamas and Jihad captives declare a 3-day hunger strike
http://bit.ly/aDBpgI

British Gaza flotilla sirvivors lambast Israel and UK
http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=129845&sectionid=3510304

Dundalk woman on Gaza ship delighted to be back home
http://www.dundalkdemocrat.ie/dundalknews/Dundalk-woman-on-Gaza-ship.6348571.jp

Ordinary gazans hurt most by 3-year bloackade
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gXp6fvvgQLELYgmlMBK-EaQ8A1WQD9G90PV00

With EU funding Palestinian Judges and Prosecutors meet in Bethlehem
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8323&Itemid=56

Elections: PLO officials says list remained unregistered
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291245

Losing Turkey
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/re71.htm

Fayyad wants Gaza opened in line with 2005 deal
http://af.reuters.com/article/egyptNews/idAFLDE65929C20100610

Iranian ship to depart to Gaza
http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8322&Itemid=56

They’re coming: Freedom Flotilla II
http://www.opednews.com/articles/They-re-Coming-Freedom-Fl-by-Stephen-Lendman-100610-468.html

PFLP: Elections delay a blow to democracy
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291250

Shameless stonewalling
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/re61.htm

Settlers call for war against the Palestinians and attack mosque near Haifa
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1145-settlers-call-for-war-against-the-palestinians-and-attack-a-mosque-near-haifa

Lawsuit filed against Netanyahu and barack in Jordanian Court
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1146-lawsuit-filed-against-netanyahu-and-barack-in-jordanian-court

Israeli minister visits excavations under Jerusalem and Al Aqsa
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1147-israeli-minister-visits-excavations-under-jerusalem-and-al-aqsa-mosque

African Immigrant killed by Egyptian border police
http://www.imemc.org/article/58910

Hamas: Shalit enjoys full rights
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=178170

Cookies and cupcakes not enough to placate the world after Gaza raid
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article7147131.ece

georgegalloway: Credit card that was stolen from #flotilla member by IDF soldiers was used in Tel Aviv afterwards http://bit.ly/9AQwHm #fb

DFLP: Elections delay clear violation of law
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291241

Two Iranian ships sail to Gaza maybe escorted by Revolutionary Guards
http://www.aljazeerah.info/News/2010/June/9%20n/Two%20Iranian%20Ships%20to%20Sail%20to%20Gaza,%20Maybe%20Escorted%20with%20Revolutionary%20Guards.htm

Destination Rafah
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/eg6.htm

Hamas:Elections delay not at our request
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291231

Flotilla Fallout
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/eg1.htm

Tales from the Border
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2010/1002/eg7.htm

Obama, the ADC and the Gaza Freedom Flotilla
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16051

The outrage at Helen Thomas
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16050

Gaza Weeks imports down as allowed items increase
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291216

They’re coming: Freedom Flotilla Two and others planned
http://palestinechronicle.com/view_article_details.php?id=16049

Tribeca filmmaker activist Iara Lee takes viewwers within Israeli raid on Gaza Flotilla
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/2010/06/11/2010-06-11_tribeca_filmmaker_activist_iara_lee_takes_viewers_within_israeli_raid_on_gaza_fl.html

Religious Rally against Israel
http://frontpagemag.com/2010/06/11/religious-rally-against-israel/

Preparations underway for Mousa’s visit to Gaza
http://www.imemc.org/article/58902

PCHR Weekly Report: 6 killed, 3 wounded by Israeli forces this week
http://www.imemc.org/article/58909

Four Extremist Young Settlers Could Face Mosque Vandalism Charges
http://www.imemc.org/article/58908

Emotional reunion
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5hqBDs8uFzeXRYKhVLyC5IAi2t0hg

Blooded walls slingshots viewed in new footage of Marmara
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3903648,00.html

Israelis reflect on Flotilla Raid
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/middle_east/10284340.stm

EU must show courage on the middle east
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/jun/11/eu-show-courage-on-middle-east

*Gaza depends on tunnel economy
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/middle-east/Gaza-Depends-Upon-Tunnel-Economy-96080274.html

*Israeli police to limit access to Al Aqsa
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291213

*Bahraini aid convoy preparing for trip to Gaza
http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=291060

*freegazaorg: I favorited a YouTube video — Gaza Flotilla Testimony of Jamal Elshayyal | Palestine S… http://youtu.be/FWYKHcwrak0?a

*freegazaorg: I favorited a YouTube video — Life in Gaza http://youtu.be/oNtzqeWMiZE?a

The world was duped
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/world+duped/3139305/story.html

Jewish lobby disgraceful
http://www.gulf-daily-news.com/NewsDetails.aspx?storyid=280041

Can Israel Learn How to Make Its Case?
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1995850,00.html

Israel, U.S. agree on nature of Gaza flotilla probe
http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/israel-u-s-agree-on-nature-of-gaza-flotilla-probe-1.295485

They’re Coming: Freedom Flotilla Two and Others Planned
http://www.opednews.com/articles/They-re-Coming-Freedom-Fl-by-Stephen-Lendman-100610-468.html

freegazaorg: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/opinion/11iht-edkouchner.html?ref=global&pagewanted=print

freegazaorg: I favorited a YouTube video — EXCLUSIVE: New Video Smuggled Out From Israel’s Flotilla… http://youtu.be/Tlkj7gUl0wc?a

freegazaorg: I favorited a YouTube video — EXCLUSIVE: New Video Smuggled Out From Israel’s Flotilla… http://youtu.be/WuODT3cPSGU?a

Seeing Israel From Different Angles
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/opinion/l11mideast.html

Gaza Genocide In Pictures – What The Mainstream Media Won’t Show | Before It’s News
http://beforeitsnews.com/news/76/673/Gaza_Genocide_In_Pictures_-_What_The_Mainstream_Media_Wont_Show.html

Israel strikes 225
http://www.americanfreepress.net/html/israel_strikes_225.html

No lifting of Gaza blockade without Gilad Shalit visits, says Israel
http://www.ejpress.org/article/44434

Pressure on Israel to lift Blockade
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=127751690

Protest Cleveland Jewish
http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2010/06/11/news/local/doc4c11368556114375125852.txt

Review: The topical ‘Sixteen Wounded’ brings together Gaza refugee, Holocaust survivor
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thearts/2012073447_wounded10.html?cmpid=2628

Israel may strike Iran next month
http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=165353

Initiative: Cancel Izmir’s twin city status with TA
http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3903299,00.html

Israeli Students Stage Protest for and Against Blockade of Gaza
http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/middle-east/Students-Protest-for-and-Against-Israeli-Blockade-96064354.html

Leaders pressure Israel to drop Blockade
http://bit.ly/d6KEJ2

Provocation in the Attack on the Gaza Aid Flotilla
http://www.pacificfreepress.com/news/1/6376-provocation-in-the-attack-on-the-gaza-aid-flotilla.html

Gaza Guatanamo and the Media Battlefield
http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/06/10/jd-gordon-guantanamo-israel-gaza-flotilla-helen-thomas/

Hamas demands dull cancelation of siege on Gaza
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2010-06/10/c_13344261.htm

US-Turkish tensions and the Israeli assault on the Gaza flotilla
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2010/jun2010/turk-j11.shtml

Forging Palestinian Unity tough task even for Turkey
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-212765-104-analysis-forging-palestinian-unity-tough-task-even-for-turkey.html

Palestine stands up
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-212764-104-opinion-palestine-stands-up.html

Obama urges Israel to help ease aid flow to Gaza Strip
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-212762-104-obama-urges-israel-to-help-ease-aid-flow-to-gaza-strip.html

NATO fleet could end gaza bockade
http://www.todayszaman.com/tz-web/news-212769-102-bagis-nato-fleet-could-end-gaza-blockade.html

EU seeks open route to Gaza
http://www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=178138

Soldiers Detain, Violently Attack A Youth In Hebron
http://www.imemc.org/article/58905

Miami Temple Hosts Meeting On Gaza Ship Raid
http://cbs4.com/local/Temple.Beth.Miami.2.1745473.html

Palestinian Detainee Dies In Israeli Prison
http://www.imemc.org/article/58906

Erdogan wins raucous reception from Arab leaders
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=178136

Spain seeks EU backing on plan to lift Israeli blockade of Gaza
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/jun/10/spain-proposals-end-gaza-blockade

Hamas rejects Gaza blockade plans
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/breaking-news/world/hamas-rejects-gaza-blockade-plans-14838892.html

Turning the tables on Arafat
http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=178108

Israel plans to send bill to Palestinians over Boycotts
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-plans-to-send-bill-to-palestinians-over-boycotts-1997295.html

Nobody denies Jewish History here
http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=178137

Gazans children Appeal for normal decent Lives – Exclusive Pictures
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1141-gazas-children-appeal-for-normal-decent-lives

Meshaal in Khartoum Witith Hamas Delegation
http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/news/middle-east/1144-meshaal-in-khartoum-with-hamas-delegation

Abbas: Hope eroding for two-state Mideast solution
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSN1024980020100611

Italian flotilla journalist: My credit card was used after IDF confiscated it
http://bit.ly/dAiHgx

ShipToGazaGr: IDF’s “footage from Mavi Marmara”, shot on totally different ship! http://ow.ly/1WYm0 (other pics of MM here: http://ow.ly/1WYmp) #flotilla

Mondoweiss: With US mood turning, Israel lobbyist urges approach to Russia (‘we share values’). Sounds familiar? http://bit.ly/ba7WNP

Mondoweiss: ‘Guardian’ offers more clues on how Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old Turkish-American, died on the Freedom #Flotilla
http://mondoweiss.net/2010/06/guardian-offers-more-clues-on-how-the-19-year-old-turkish-american-died.html

Mondoweiss: Emily Henochowicz was shot while holding Turkish flag http://mondoweiss.net/2010/06/emily-henochowicz-was-shot-while-holding-turkish-flag.html

New footage of flotilla attack contradicts Israeli account
http://mondoweiss.net/2010/06/new-footage-of-flotilla-attack-contradicts-israeli-account.html

Mondoweiss: RT @muzzlewatch: New blog post: Silencing Gaza flotilla activists in the United States http://bit.ly/aeofTH

freegazaorg: I favorited a YouTube video — Palestine/Gaza: The Siege http://youtu.be/nfEmA4tUNVc?a

15 minutes unseen footage of the Mavi Marmara
http://gazaflotilla.delegitimize.com/statements/activist-statements/exclusive-16-minute-footage-from-mavi-marmari/

avinunu: “there is a sickness in this country that prevents us from having an honest conversation about Israel” said Ali Abunimah http://j.mp/dq1Ku2

avinunu: Silencing Gaza #flotilla activists in the United States http://bit.ly/aeofTH (via @muzzlewatch)

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