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#Freedomwaves Actvists refuse deportation deal

Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures Maan News Agency | Nov 6, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Activists detained in Israel after they attempted to sail to Gaza are refusing to sign a deportation agreement, a spokeswoman for the group said Sunday. The document states that they entered Israel voluntarily and […]

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Hamas slams Israel halt of boats as passengers deported

Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures Maan News Agency | Nov 5, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Hamas called the Israeli apprehension of two boats headed for the Gaza Strip on Friday “a crime against international laws,” as Israel began deporting passengers seized off the Gaza coast. Spokeswoman for the […]

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Gaza passengers await the unknown ~ by @MoGaza

Despite Egypt “opening” the Rafah crossing, Palestinians living in Gaza have seen no change in border restrictions. Mohammed Omer | 22 Jul 2011 11:06 | Al Jazeera Palestinians in Gaza remain frustrated by the ongoing lack of access into Egypt [GALLO/GETTY] The morning sky is blue and bright at 7am in the southern Gaza Strip. […]

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#Airflotilla | July 8, 2011 | France Roissy Airport: Israel forbade them to travel: Not “Welcome to Palestine” – videos

by abunawfal | 8 jul 2011 Roissy : des voyageurs interdits d’aller en Palestine par Israel Roissy: Travelers forbidden by Israel to  travel to Palestine Voir vers la deuxième minute, comment ai traitée une femme qui a le tort d’être sur la liste noire des indésirables (pour Israel) Look at the second minute, how a […]

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Egypt to increase passenger numbers at Rafah crossing

Published today (updated) 07/07/2011 17:25 GAZA (Ma’an) — The Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Gaza Strip Mohammad Awad said Thursday that the government has received assurances from Egyptian officials that the country will begin increasing the volume of passengers using the Rafah crossing. “The problem of the crossing was presented to more than one […]

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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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PRESS RELEASE – Greek officials attempt to block US Boat to Gaza from leaving Greek port; passengers suspect Israel/US economic pressure on beleaguered Greek government

  26 June 2011 — Israeli Occupation Archive For Immediate Release Contact Athens: Felice Gelman 30-694-266-0406 New York: Leslie Cagan 845-688-5646 Twitter @USBoatToGaza June 26, 2011 Athens – Passengers on the U.S. Boat to Gaza, The Audacity of Hope, are asking Greek government officials to clarify whether the boat they are leasing is being blocked from […]

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GISHA: Israel Can Stop Flotilla; Not Goods and Passengers

  PNN – Palestine News Network  | 23.06.11 – 11:39 Gaza -PNN- Victoria Delacroix- In a press release by GISHA- The Legal Center for Human Rights announced that after an entire year after easing the border closure on Gaza, the Israeli military is determined to stop the Freedom Flotilla II, but may be willing to […]

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Press Release: Passenger List U.S. Boat to Gaza

 “WE ARE UNARMED AND WE ARE SAILING” On Anniversary of Mavi Marmara Killings Written by Free Gaza Movement | 01 June 2011 New York, NY-May 31, 201l. Organizers of the U.S. Boat to Gaza announced today that they expect some 50 people will be aboard The Audacity of Hope when it joins the second “freedom flotilla” in […]

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Israel hasbara fails again: Photos show Mavi Marmara passengers protecting, aiding Israeli soldiers

  Ali Abunimah Captured, disarmed hijackers did not face “lynching” as Israel claimed The website of Turkish newspaper Hürriyet published a gallery of photos showing Israeli soldiers captured after their attack on the Mavi Marmara in international waters in the early hours of 31 May. The predictable response of the Israeli army, as quoted in Haaretz, […]

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