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PCHR Statement on Israeli Forces Arrest 14 Fishermen, Confiscate 3 Fishing Boats

Sunday December 02, 2012 23:26 by The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights – PCHR – IMEMC Number of Arrested Fishermen Increases to 29 and Confiscated Boats to 9 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) repeats its condemnation of Israel’s violations against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip. PCHR is concerned over the escalation of […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Does Israel have a right to board ships in international waters?

Israel’s Siege of Gaza and Humanitarian Flotillas – Legal Background Factsheet by TheIMEU Nov 2, 2011     1. Why is Israel’s siege of Gaza illegal under international law? 2. What about the Palmer Report? 3. Why does the international community continue to consider Israel an occupying power in Gaza? 4. If Israeli claims to […]

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#Flotilla | Staying Human: A Canadian reports from the Swedish Ship to Gaza in La Spezia

Rabble.ca | David Heap | Oct 2, 2012 The Swedish three-masted schooner Estelle arrived in the Italian port of La Spezia on Thursday afternoon, and on Saturday supporters from all over northern Italian came to wish her well on her voyage to Gaza, and fill her sails with the powerful winds of solidarity. There were […]

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Pre-Capture Report of the #FreedomWaves – video

Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures AlMasryAlYoum | Nov 4, 2011 قامت إسرائيل بمنع مركبتين من الوصول إلى غزة إستمراراً للحصار المفروض على القطاع. وكانت قافلة «أمواج الحرية» قد خرجت من ميناء فتحية بتركيا يوم ٢ نوفمبر محملة بمساعدات طبية تقدر ب٣٠،٠٠٠ دولار أمريكي ولكن قوات حرس السواحل الإسرائيلية تصدت […]

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Army: Gaza-bound boats refused to turn back, re-route

Action 4 #Freedomwaves ALL NUMBER, CALL & DEMAND SAFE PASSAGE 2 Gaza Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures Maan News Agency | November 4, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces made contact with two ships attempting to sail to Gaza early Friday afternoon, but activists refused their call to turn […]

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Hamas denounces Israel’s piracy

Press Release #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla | Pictures Thu Nov 3, 2011 3:45PM GMT Israel has threatened to intercept the Gaza-bound international aid flotilla, called Freedom Waves for Gaza. (File photo) Hamas has condemned an Israeli threat to intercept a Gaza-bound aid convoy as “official piracy,” calling on international organizations to protect […]

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Turkey says no citizens as Israel “to prevent” Gaza aid ships #FreedomWaves

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla 03 November 2011 Thursday Turkey says no citizens as Israel “to prevent” Gaza aid ships Israel was aware two yachts had set sail carrying Irish, Canadian and U.S. activists, official said.   Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Selcuk Unal said on Wednesday that there were no Turkish […]

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PNGO: “Ships Sailing To Gaza Carry Massages Of Steadfastness, Solidarity”

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla Thursday November 03, 2011 03:36 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News The Palestinian Network of Nongovernmental Organization (PNGO) stated that the two ships that are heading to the Gaza Strip to deliver humanitarian supplies, carry messages of steadfastness and solidarity with the Palestinian people in the […]

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CALL TO ACTION – We Need #FreedomWaves of Support for Gaza

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla CALL TO ACTION November 3, 2011 We Will Not Let Israel Control Gaza We Need Waves of Support for Gaza In July, after Freedom Flotillas I and II we promised that we would “keep coming by sea, by air, by land and in the media until […]

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Israel: Navy will stop new Gaza flotilla

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla Maan News Agency | Nov 2, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israel’s navy is preparing to stop a new flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip this week, after activists made a surprise announcement Wednesday. “The Israeli Navy has completed the necessary preparations in order to prevent them […]

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PRESS RELEASE | Canadian & Irish ships set to challenge Israel’s illegal blockade with Freedom Waves to Gaza | #FREEDOMWAVES

Press Release: #FREEDOMWAVES | Topic FreedomWaves | Category Flotilla For Immediate Release 2 November 2011 Canadian and Irish ships set to challenge Israel’s illegal blockade with Freedom Waves to Gaza The Canadian ship Tahrir and the Irish ship Saoirse have successfully reached international waters, marking the start of the Freedom Waves to Gaza campaign. The […]

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Erdogan: “We Will Protect Our Ships En Route To Gaza”

Related: The Mavi Marmara Massacre Thursday September 08, 2011 23:25 by Alaa Ashkar – IMEMC & Agencies Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdgan, stated Thursday that Ankara intends to protect and support all Turkish ships, loaded with humanitarian aid, bound to the besieged Gaza Strip. Turkish PM Receb Tayyip Erdogan – sonara.net “Turkey will be […]

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LIVE UPDATES | #Flotilla2 | World is Watching | Israel Navyvessels after Non-Violent Mission to #Gaza Vessel the Dignity

Continuous live updates… keep reloading Now from Dignité: Two Israeli army boats coming towards us; Dont know how long we can be in contact. We are at: 31 25 N 33 25 E #flotilla2 — Huwaida Arraf (@huwaidaarraf) July 19, 2011 https://twitter.com/#!/TahrirCanada/status/93217341986439168 https://twitter.com/#!/CanadaBoatGaza/status/93217682106761216 Israel vs Dignity. The world is watching. Free Gaza, Free Palestine. — […]

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#Flotilla2 | Undeterred, two Freedom Flotilla ship heads to Egypt

  Sunday July 17, 2011 06:15 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News After weeks of threats by the Israeli and US governments, sabotage by unknown parties, and a public relations campaign by the Israeli government aimed at discrediting the Freedom Flotilla in the international media, the peace activists with the Freedom Flotilla to break the […]

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Lieberman–Israel was behind the Greek ban on departure of ships, claims Greek government “understands” Israel’s needs

July 3, 2011 by crescentandcross | The Ugly Truth Blog Haaretz Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Sunday that the Gaza flotilla activists, who had accused Israel of purposely sabotaging their ships, are just trying to place the blame for their failure on Israel. “The activists are trying to blame someone for their failure – no […]

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