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#MaviMarmara | Top Israeli officials accused of deadly attack on Mavi Marmara tried in Gaza

[ PIC 14/11/2012 – 10:19 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Turkish relief foundation IHH held on Tuesday a mock trial against top Israeli officials charged with being responsible for the deadly attack on Mavi Marmara aid ship in May 2010. A replica of the international court of justice was held in Rashad Shawa cultural center […]

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#MaviMarmara | Turkey tries Israeli top brass in absentia over flotilla raid (updated)

Continuous updates below this post To follow live updates from the trial follow on twitter: Click here for Live Broadcast in Turkish Prosecutors at Istanbul court are seeking life sentences for four Israeli ex-military chiefs over deadly maritime assault in Mediterranean Sea. Middle East Online | Nov 6, 2012 | Ceren KUMOVA – ISTANBUL, Turkey […]

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#GazaArk Ship from Gaza | Embargo on Gaza to be “Broken from within” with Gaza Ark Ship

Turkish Weekly | Monday, 5 November 2012 Palestinian and foreign activists are making preparations for a ship named “Gaza Ark” with which they plan to break the embargo on Gaza from within by raising anchor in May 2013. Palestinian and foreign activists are making preparations for a ship named “Gaza Arak” with which they plan […]

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#GazaArk Ship from Gaza | ‘Gaza Ark’ Flotilla to Break Blockade from Inside

Qatar News Agency | Nov 3, 2012   Occupied Jerusalem, November 03 (QNA) – A ship attempting to break the blockade on the Gaza Strip is set to sail from inside Gaza, taking goods to international markets in the early months of 2013, Ma’an News Agency quoted a Red Crescent official as saying. The Gaza […]

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#GazaArk Ship from Gaza | ‘Ark’ loaded with Gaza exports to set sail in 2013

Maan News Agency | Nov 2, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The first siege-breaking ship to originate inside Gaza is set to depart for an early 2013 voyage to take goods to international markets, a Red Crescent official said Friday. Muna al-Farra says the “Gaza Ark” aims to break the Israeli blockade with help from […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza urges the Government of Sweden to protest against Israel´s piracy and politics of siege

Oct 27, 2012 | Ship to Gaza Sweden Following letter was sent on Friday 26th of October from Ship to Gaza to the Foreign Minister of Sweden Carl Bildt: To Foreign Minister Carl Bildt The Ministry for Foreign Affairs 103 33 Stockholm Once again the Israeli government has acted contrary to international law. The boarding […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Activists Challenge Israeli Lawlessness ~ by @StephenLendman

Global Research | Stephen Lendman | Oct 25, 2012 For decades, Israel has literally gotten away with murder. Crimes of war and against humanity repeat regularly. Human and civil rights are spurned. Anyone not experiencing it firsthand can’t imagine the ruthlessness of occupation harshness. Besieged Gazans suffer most. For over five years, they’ve been lawlessly […]

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VIDEO | #Estelle Ship to #Gaza | Israelis used “physical violence” against Gaza boat activists

Oct 24, 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews On October 20th Estelle was only 30 nautical miles away from Gaza in international waters, when armed forces attacked the sailing vessel and went on board arresting the entire 30-man crew. Estelle was hauled to the port of Ashdod and the activists were escorted to a detention center in Holon, […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Ship to Gaza Activists Brutalized and Beaten by Israeli Navy ~ by Stephen Lendman

On October 22, GazaArk.org headlined “Release: Estelle crew beaten during (Israel’s) attack. (Participants) were beaten during the attack and by interrogators.” Former Canadian legislator “Jim Manly still in detention.” More on this below. Israeli policy includes repeated crimes of war and against humanity. Occupied Palestinians suffer most. Humanitarian activists are brutalized for trying to help. […]

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#VIDEO | Estelle’s mission. The first moment when IOF came near #Estelle vessel

Oct 23, 2012 by Laura Arau Freedom Flotilla – Estelle’s Mission. Footage of the moments before of the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) boarding Estelle’s vessel     Sign the Petition → Lift the Siege on Gaza Press Release | Estelle Flotilla to Gaza – Press Release (incl pressinfo) Law | United Nations Convention on the […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Estelle’s mission. First radio contact with IOF forces: “You are war criminal, you are pirate”

Oct 22, 2012 by Laura Arau Freedom Flotilla – Estelle’s Mission. Footage of the first radio contact with IDF (Israel Defense Forces) before the attack of Estelle’s vessel. Sign the Petition → Lift the Siege on Gaza Press Release | Estelle Flotilla to Gaza – Press Release (incl pressinfo) Law | United Nations Convention on […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Noam Chomsky: The siege on Gaza ‘is a criminal act that has no justification’

The Canadian Boat to Gaza blog The Canadian Boat to Gaza blog will keep you up to date on fundraising and organizing efforts in support of the ‘Tahrir’, a Canadian boat which is currently part of the ‘Freedom Waves to Gaza’. Bloggers will report from on board the Tahrir and on support activities in Halifax, […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | PCHR Calls For The Immediate Release Of ‘Estelle’ International Activists

 Tuesday October 23, 2012 00:33 by Palestinian Centre For Human Rights – PCHR The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the interception by Israeli naval forces of the Swedish ship, the ‘Estelle’, on Sunday, 21 October 2012, while it was in international waters. The Estelle, before leaving Sweden (image from the Freedom Flotilla coalition) […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Pathetic show of moral bankruptcy: Israeli regime expels 10 Estelle activists

The Gaza-bound ship, Estelle (file photo) PressTV | Tue Oct 23, 2012 4:22AM GMT The Israeli regime has expelled a number of pro-Palestinian peace activists who were nabbed by the Israeli military forces en route to the besieged Gaza Strip on the ship, Estelle. Ten of the 27 activists, who were arrested earlier on board […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | For “PR” Israel media disseminates ‘unarmed’ take over video feat. “shots” before violent takeover

Oct 22, 2012 To justify an alleged non violent take-over of the Estelle, Israeli YNet launches this video (made from board of the Estelle) into MSM to proof there was no violence involved. Right… at least this bit more than 1 minute video shows them coming, not what happened next during the hijack. More resources […]

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