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Former Israeli navy commander questioned at a London airport

Being questioned while traveling in Europe has also been a concern for senior IDF officials Gaza, ALRAY | Oct 14, 2013 The British authorities have stopped and questioned former Israeli navy commander Eliezer Marom upon arriving London’s Heathrow Airport Monday, reported. Marom was commander of the Israeli navy when 13 Israeli commandos committed a […]

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Relatives of Mavi Marmara martyrs protest int’l silence on Israel’s crime

[ 12/10/2013 – 11:11 AM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– Scores of Turkish citizens and relatives of martyrs, who were killed in the 2010 Israeli naval raid on the aid ship Mavi Marmara, rallied on Thursday outside Caglayan court in Istanbul in protest at the failure of the international community to bring the killers to justice. Most […]

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International activists participating in breaking Gaza naval blockade

Al Ray Agencies | Oct 5, 2013 Gaza, ALRAY – Intifada Youth Coalition said international solidarity activists are to take part in the its activity intended to break the naval Israeli blockade by bypassing six nautical miles limit. The coalition said Saturday in a statement that “it convened consultative meetings with foreign activists based in […]

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Hamas calls for biggest ever sea convoy to bust Gaza blockade

[ PIC 18/08/2013 – 09:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement called on free people of the region and the world to exert all efforts possible to lift the siege on Gaza Strip especially after the closure of Rafah crossing and destruction of most of the tunnels. Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, called […]

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Activists to launch flotilla from Gaza to Europe in defiance of Israeli-imposed blockage

 Wednesday July 10, 2013 16:13 by Shamus Slaunwhite – IMEMC & Agencies Canadian, European, and Palestinian activists plan to launch a flotilla – dubbed “Gaza’s Ark” – from Gaza to Europe carrying produce and textiles, with the goal of raising awareness of the strife caused by Israel’s blockade of the territory. Charlie Anderson, a Swedish […]

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Israel furious over Red Cross (@ICRC) interview with Turkish NGO official

June 14, 2013 | Middle East Monitor Israel has condemned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) for interviewing the deputy chairman of a Turkish welfare organisation. Hussein Oruc’s NGO, known by its acronym IHH, took part in the Freedom Flotilla in 2010 which was intercepted by Israeli commandos in international waters en route […]

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ICC investigating Israel’s attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla | #MaviMarmara

An Israeli speedboat escorts the Mavi Marmara near the port of Ashdod on May 31, 2010. PressTV | Wed May 15, 2013 2:32AM GMT On May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos attacked the first Freedom Flotilla in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea, killing nine Turkish citizens, including a teenager with Turkish-US dual citizenship, on board […]

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After Bibi’s Apology, Reflect on the Idiocy of Attacking the Gaza Flotilla ~ by Uri Avnery | by Uri Avnery, March 30, 2013 So, finally our Prime Minister has apologized to Turkey for “operational mistakes” that “might have” led to the death of nine Turks during the attack on MV Mavi Marmara, the ship which tried to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza. It took him two years and ten […]

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Israel & Turkey in disagreement over compensation of Marmara victims

Al Qassam Website | March 28, 2013 Al Qassam website – A Hebrew newspaper revealed that the Israeli authorities and Turkey are in disagreement over the compensation the Jewish state is to pay to the families of the Turkish victims who were killed during the Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound ship Marmara in May 2010.Yediot […]

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Palestinian fishers are hit hard by the Israeli blockade on Gaza. Photo: Emad Badwan/IPS

#GazaArk | Gaza’s Ark: Trade, not aid ~ by Eva Bartlett

Rabble | Eva Bartlett | March 27, 2013 “An ark is literally a large floating vessel designed to keep its passengers and cargo safe,” say the group preparing ‘Gaza’s Ark’. But their ark, they say, is “a vessel that embodies hope that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip can soon live in peace without the […]

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Zoabi to Netanyahu: Apologize for blockading Gaza

[ PIC 23/03/2013 – 11:22 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Hanin Zoabi, the Arab member of the Israeli Knesset, has said that Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s apology to Turkey over the deadly attack on Mavi Marmara ship was not enough. She said in press statement that apology was not enough as long as “we are talking […]

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VIDEO | Footage smuggled from the Estelle refutes Israel’s claims that attack on civilian boats was peaceful

Posted March 2, 2013 Last week, video footage smuggled by the passengers of the Swedish Ship to Gaza, the Estelle, was digitally restored and released.  The video shows how Israeli masked commandos violently attacked and tasered peaceful civilian activists including members of parliament. Smuggled footage and interviews as shown on Swedish TV4 (with English subtitles). […]

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#GazaArk | The Flotilla ‘kayacktivists’ ride again for Gaza ~ by Michael Coleman

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | GreenLeft |By Michael Coleman The ‘Kayacktivists’ in action. (Michael Coleman & @SmithSofia ) Photo courtesy Michael Coleman. Michael Coleman is an Australian activist in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle who took part in the second “freedom flotilla” in 2011 that sought to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza. After Israel attacked […]

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South Africa launches investigation into the attack on the Mavi Marmara

[ PIC 25/12/2012 – 07:57 PM ] ISTANBUL, (PIC)– The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation announced that the Republic of South Africa has launched an investigation into the case of the Mavi Marmara ship, attacked by Israeli forces in 2010. The investigation is to be launched at the request submitted in 2011 by lawyers of journalist […]

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heikh Salah suggested that the luggage is being held by the authorities so that details of the murderous attack cannot be revealed by access to his diary.

#Flotilla | Freedom Flotilla participants refuse Israeli compensation for personal belongings

Middle East Monitor | Dec 20, 2012 Sheikh Salah suggested that the luggage is being held by the authorities so that details of the murderous attack cannot be revealed by access to his diary. Participants in the 2010 Freedom Flotilla attacked by Israeli have rejected an offer of compensation for their personal belongings. Israeli commandos […]

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