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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Help replace volunteers to whom Israel denied entry last week ~ by @cptchicago

CPTnet | 10 July 2013 AL-KHALIL (HEBRON) URGENT ACTION: Help replace volunteers to whom Israel denied entry last week On two occasions in the past week, Israeli officials at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport refused entry to members of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) who had traveled to Israel to join the Christian Peacemaker Team […]

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Israeli navy intercepts international boat off the coast of Gaza

[ PIC 13/06/2012 – 05:17 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats intercepted on Wednesday the “Olivia” boat, which carries international solidarity activists monitoring Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast. Amjad Al-Shawa, a member of the international solidarity movement, told Quds Press that an Israeli gunboat opened water cannons at “Olivia” while […]

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International activists in Gaza defiant despite repeated attacks

26 September 2011 | Islam Online, Hama Waqum | International Solidarity Movement The Civil Peace Service (CPS) Gaza human rights observation boat has returned to the waters off the Gazan coast after being grounded for two months due to Israeli naval attacks. CPS Gaza aims to monitor human rights violations committed off the coast of Gaza, […]

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Gaza activists to relaunch boat monitoring

Related: All Israeli Attacks on Gaza Fishermen Maan News Agency | Sept 23, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — International and Palestinian activists in Gaza said Friday they planned to relaunch accompaniment of Gaza fishermen from Saturday. A press statement from the Civil Peace Service in Gaza said the mission will be the first since July 20, […]

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Palestinians set up ‘settler attack’ watchdog

Related: Israel Arms & Trains Illegal Settlers for Rampage in Occupied Palestine – in pictures Jewish settlers dressed as Palestinian protesters clash with a settler during a drill, held by the settler’s security response teams, simulating violence that could  erupt ahead of the upcoming Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations September 14, 2011, […]

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Israel shoots live ammunition at ISM activists at sea

24 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement On Saturday the ISM crew for CPS Gaza rode out on the trawler that rescued us during the second attack on the Oliva on Thursday, July 14th.  As I mentioned before, the Oliva project is currently on an indefinite hiatus.  Nils, Joe and I went to the port […]

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Escalation of attacks by the Israeli navy on the CPS Gaza boat

23 July 2011 | Civil Peace Service Gaza | International Solidarity Movement Footage of the second water-cannon attack by the Israeli navy against the Civil Peace Service Gaza boat “Oliva” on Thursday, July 14, 2011. The camera used was lost in the sea when the crew evacuated the “Oliva,” recovered in a fishing net, and […]

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US cops addicted to Facebook data – Users never know

13 Jul 2011 10:15 | by Nick Farrell in Rome | | TechEye – Security US coppers are getting warrants for detailed access to users’ Facebook accounts without their knowledge. According to Reuters, since 2008, federal judges have authorised at least two dozen warrants to search individuals’ Facebook accounts to the FBI, DEA and ICE. The […]

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‪Israeli warship attacks international human rights boat‬‏ – video

CPSGaza | April 13, 2011 CPS Gaza boat and crew were attacked with water cannons on 13 Jule 2011 at midday. The boat filled with water, as those aboard were hit in the face with powerful blasts of water. The attack occurred at 2 miles out to sea, well within the 3-mile limit imposed by […]

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PRESS RELEASE | SPSGAZA: CPS Gaza crew attacked by Israeli warship

For Immediate Release CPSGAZA | July 13, 2011 Israeli naval forces attacked the Civil Peace Service Gaza monitoring boat with water cannons earlier today.Civil Peace Service Gaza is an international third party non-violent initiative to monitor potential human rights violations in Gazan territorial waters.     The initial attack happened at 12.05pm local time. There […]

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Solidarity at sea on board the Oliva

12 July 2011 | Electronic Intifada, Rana Baker | International Solidarity Movement Journalists and CPSGaza activists aboard the Oliva as it sets out on its first mission (Rana Baker) For years, Palestinian fishermen have been subject to routine attacks, shootings and arrests by the Israeli navy as they attempt to ply their trade in the […]

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More than 40 international and local organizations launch Civil Peace Service Gaza

22 April 2011 | Civil Peace Service Gaza | International Solidarity Movement On Wednesday 20th of April, at 11:30 (local time), more than 40 international and local organizations launched a human rights monitoring mission to report potential violations in Palestinian waters. Deploying an international third-party nonviolent Civil Peace Service in Palestinian territorial water is not […]

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“CPSGAZA” Actvists Launch Oliva to Escort Gaza Fishermen & Document Israeli Aggression

The white boat, Oliva, is sponsored by activists from Spain, the United States, Italy and Belgium and some Palestinian activists, all of whom are members of the Civil Peace Service Gaza (CPSGAZA). CPSGAZA said it will deploy 10 trained professional international observers in Gaza territorial water to monitor the Israeli violations and make it known […]

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European activists launch boat to monitor Israeli violations in Gaza waters

[ 21/04/2011 – 07:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– European activists from Civil Peace Service Gaza (CPSGAZA) launched Wednesday a boat named Oliva designed to monitor Israeli human rights violations on Palestinian waters off the Gaza Strip. The move also comes to commemorate the life of slain Italian peace activist Vittorio Arrigoni, one of the dozens […]

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“Olivia” Boat To Be Monitoring Gaza Shore, Document Navy Violations

Monday April 18, 2011 06:07 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Human Rights activists in the Gaza Strip announced that they will be launching this Wednesday a boat tasked with accompanying Palestinian fishing boats to monitor and document the repeated Israeli Navy violations against them. Image by Free Gaza Movement [ Carlos Latuff ] Activists […]

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