Tag Archives: Athens

The Audacity of Diplomatic Failure in Athens

  Jul-16-2011 20:44 | Salem-News.com Three crew members of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla II boat are still aboard with no contact… Audacity of Hope Courtesy: Shalom Rav – A Blog by Rabbi Brant Rosen (ATHENS) – From the Audacity of Hope crew: Day 16 of the imprisonment of the U.S. Boat to Gaza, The Audacity […]

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Pro-Palestinian activists rally in Athens

PressTV – Wed Jul 13, 2011 3:19PM Pro-Palestinian activists marched to the Greek parliament during a protest against Athens’ ban not allowing their ships to set sail to Gaza, in Athens July 12, 2011. Pro-Palestinian activists have staged a protest rally in the Greek capital of Athens, criticizing the government for complicity with Israel in […]

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Spanish activists seize their embassy in Athens to protest Gaza flotilla ban

[ 06/07/2011 – 02:27 PM ] MADRID, (PIC)– 21 Spanish activists took over their country’s embassy in central Athens on Tuesday in protest of a decision by the Greek authorities banning the sailing of their vessels for the besieged Gaza Strip to deliver humanitarian aid. The activists, who were on the vessel “Gernica”, arrived from […]

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Activists take Spain embassy in Athens

PressTV | Tue Jul 5, 2011 12:4PM Spanish pro-Palestinian activists stand outside the Spanish embassy in Athens while others stand on balcony from where they have draped a Palestinian flag inside the premises on July 5, 2011. A group of pro-Palestinian activists who were refused permission by Greek authorities to sail an international flotilla towards […]

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Israel afraid of the truth

Sat Jul 2, 2011 3:57PM Interview with Dr. Paul Larudee, Co-Founder of Free Palestine Movement in Greece. Greece has strongly blocked the peace activists, setting sail to carry humanitarian aid to Gaza, a peace activist says. In an interview with Press TV, Dr. Paul Larudee, Co-Founder of Free Palestine Movement in Greece, explains the latest […]

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US boat captain jailed in Athens

Published today (updated) 02/07/2011 19:42 ATHENS, Greece (Ma’an) — The captain of a US boat carrying activists who tried to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza was jailed Saturday in Athens, organizers of the flotilla told Ma’an. John Klusmer is being charged with two felonies, organizers of the boat told reporters at a news conference […]

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Audacity of Hope to PNN: The Greek Navy is Holding Our Ship Near Athens

  PNN | 02.07.11 – 12:59 Ghassan Bannoura – PNN Exclusive – Jane Hirschmann, one of the American boat Audacity of Hope organizers, taking part on Freedom Flotilla Two to Gaza told PNN on Saturday that the Greek Navy have arrested the Captain of the ship and are holding the boat in a naval base […]

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With the Gaza Aid Flotilla – by Joseph Dana

Joseph Dana from Athens | June 24, 2011 | The Nation Amid the economic and social upheaval of Greece’s beleaguered capital city, where demonstrators have been protesting government-imposed austerity measures, forty activists from across the United States began training this week to nonviolently confront the Israeli military blockade of Gaza. The Americans are part of a […]

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Greek Ship to Gaza Press Release Athens, 23/6/2011 (1)

PRESS RELEASE   “Sailing to Gaza” Athens, 23/6/2011 “Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human” Press Conference on Monday, June 27, 12pm at ESIEA Hall (20 Akadimias Str. Athens) The international “Freedom Flotilla II – Stay Human” is ready to sail within the next few days to Gaza. The Greek “Ship to Gaza” initiative, one of the […]

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Greek fans protest Israeli occupation in Euro qualifier

  [ 13/10/2010 – 01:29 PM ]   ATHENS, (PIC)– A Euro 2012 qualifier soccer match between Greece and Israel turned into a pro-Palestinian rally as Greek fans received the Israeli away team with Palestinian flags and anti-Israel slogans. The Greek crowd raised Palestinian flags and scarves in front of Israeli players, chanting slogans supporting […]

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