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#Flotilla2 | Audaciously Sailing On, With Hope!

  By Hagit Borer | Palestine Chronicle | July 10, 2011 For 44 years now, the people in the territories occupied by Israel in 1967 have been awaiting their freedom. In Gaza, people have been waiting for five years for a release from the largest world’s open air prison; for the resumption of at least […]

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#Flotilla2 | Israeli pressure blocks sail of Sierra Leone flagged ship to Gaza

[ 09/07/2011 – 10:19 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli pressures on Freetown succeeded in foiling the sail of a Sierra Leone flagged ship, a part of the Freedom Flotilla II, from Greece to the Gaza Strip. The Hebrew radio said on Saturday that Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman made a telephone contact with the […]

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#Flotilla2 | Gaza and a Liturgy for Justice by Ray McGovern from aboard the Audacity of Hope

by Ray McGovern, July 09, 2011 — Antiwar.com We passengers on the U.S. Boat to Gaza represent a cross-section of America. Yet, if there is an emblematic trait that sets us apart from “mainstream” America, it is a common, radical determination to take risks to bring Justice for the oppressed — in this case, the 1.6 […]

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#Flotilla2 | John Klusmire Capt. of The Audacity of Hope RELEASED From Jail – July 5 2011‬‏ – video

Captain John Klusmire who piloted The Audacity of Hope US Boat to Gaza was arrested for leaving port to escape a Greece police order. The boat traveled for 20-minutes in Greek waters before it was stopped by the Greece Coast Guard and 8-commandos carrying m-16 rifles. The Audacity of Hope was demanded to turn around […]

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█▌ACTION ALERT #FLOTILLA2 ▶ DEMAND ACTION TO RELEASE SOHA KNEEN – MICHAEL COLEMAN – SANDRA RUCH

THIS TOPIC WILL BE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED LATEST UPDATE! Michael Coleman and Soha Kneen are free from custody. We just saw them at the boat. Court appearances tomorrow. #Flotilla2 #Canada4Gaza — Canada Boat to Gaza (@CanadaBoatGaza) July 5, 2011 3 Internationals, risking their lives on #Flotilla2 to bring Palestine’s misery under world’s attention, have been arrested […]

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A Greek Tragedy: Seizing the Gaza #Flotilla2 on Israel’s Orders

By Mohamed Khodr* | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz Greek coastguards stand in front of the Canadian boat Tahrir after forcing it back to port. Photograph: Reuters The odyssey and fate of eight ships, part of the Gaza Flotilla, that carry peaceful human rights activists and journalists along with a limited cargo of food, medicine, and […]

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Freedom #Flotilla2 Activists Start Open-Ended Fast; Additional 200 Passengers Join the Effort

PNN – Palestine News Network – 04.07.11 – 00:39 Athens – PNN – On eve of US Independence Day, 12 US passengers on Freedom Flotilla bound To Gaza started on Sunday an open-ended fast at US embassy in Athens demanding thier government to pressure Greece to free their boat and captain, and allow boat to […]

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Israel lost flotilla war

Gaza TV News | July 2, 2011 When the first reports surfaced about yet another international flotilla heading to Gaza, it was difficult to understand its aims. After all, the opening of the Rafah Crossing put an end to the halcyon days of Israel’s blockade on Gaza, and we are now hearing about an improvement […]

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Text of official Greek order prohibiting all sailings bound for Gaza (English below Greek text)

Απαγόρευση του απόπλου των πλοίων με ελληνική και ξένη σημαία από τα ελληνικά λιμάνια με προορισμό τη θαλάσσια περιοχή της Γάζας Δημοσιεύθηκε από tidis την Παρ, 01/07/2011 – 15:39 ΑΝΑΚΟΙΝΩΣΗ  Απαγόρευση του απόπλου των πλοίων με ελληνική και ξένη σημαία από τα ελληνικά λιμάνια με προορισμό τη θαλάσσια περιοχή της Γάζας Με σημερινή απόφαση του […]

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Flotilla: Even state officials say Netanyahu, IDF spread lies

  Wednesday, June 29 2011|Noam Sheizaf | + 972 Magazine According to government sources, the army doesn’t have any evidence that the flotilla activists are planning violent resistance, yet it publicly accuses them of conspiring to murder soldiers Flotilla activists preparing weapons for their encounter with IDF soldiers (photo: Mya Guarnieri) The top story in […]

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Gaza Flotilla Begins Journey, but Faces Setbacks

    PNN – Palestine News Network -29.06.11 – 14:09 Athens – PNN – One of the 10 ships set to take part in the upcoming Gaza flotilla is already en route to the meeting point in international waters while other ships faced delays and setbacks. PNN Archives The French ship Dignity will wait for […]

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British MPs Show Support for Gaza #Flotilla2

PNN – Palestine News Network –  28.06.11 – 15:04 London – PNN – British MPs have voiced their support for the flotilla to Gaza which is due to set sail in the coming days, says the British Palestine Solidarity Campaign.  Parliamentarians have sent messages of support to the British people on board the flotilla, which […]

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International solidarity and history in the making

28 June 2011 | Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK | International Solidarity Movement Today we had a great international press conference. There were representatives from Greece, Sweden, France, Norway, Canada, Spain, Turkey and of course, the U.S. The room was packed with press and passengers; there was really a feeling that we are part of something historic. […]

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Former Bush Speechwriter: Shooting People On Gaza Flotilla “OK” Because Participants Are Like Nazis

  June 27, 2011 5:05 pm ET — MJ Rosenberg|  Political Correction This week the second international Freedom Flotilla will embark to Gaza from several ports in Europe. The flotilla represents an act of non-violent civil disobedience aimed at ending Israel’s four-year-long illegal blockade of the tiny strip of land populated by 1.6 million Palestinians. […]

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June 28, 2011 PALESTINE HEADLINES

SPECIAL TOPIC آخر الأخبار والتحديثات June 28, 2011 | GAZA PALESTINE | TODAY NEWS LINKS| Gaza has been under siege for 1476 days | Spread-Share-Link or Tweet the News! BREAKING █ Israel Law Center behind harassment of flotilla funded by homophobic End Timer Pastor John Hagee █ The Freedom #Flotilla2 Daily | Online Newspaper of […]

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