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Autopsies of Flotilla Dead Reveal They Were Shot at Close Range, Numerous Times

June 5, 2010

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Rallying cry: Hezbollah supporters gather around mock coffins representing those who died on the Mavi Marmara, Photo by AP   Flotilla dead shot at close range: autopsies 4:58AM Sunday Jun 06, 2010 ROBERT BOOTH, LONDON June 6, 2010 AUTOPSY results on the bodies of those killed during the assault on the Gaza aid flotilla reveal […]

Cuban National Assembly Statement on Israeli Attack

June 5, 2010

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Statement by the National Assembly of the People’s Power HAVANA, Cuba, June 5 (acn) Up next, we bring you the declaration made by the National Assembly of the People’s Power (Parliament) published by the Granma newspaper on Saturday: STATEMENT Several days have passed since the Israeli Army launched its premeditated and criminal attack against the […]

VIDEO: British Activist’s Eyewitness Account of Israeli Attack on Turkish Boat

June 5, 2010

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All Hell Breaks Loose When Palestinian Legislator Who Was on Gaza Aid Flotilla Attempts to Speak

June 3, 2010

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The Palestinian legislator is Haneen Zoabi who provided the “eyewitness” report about the Israeli attack on the Gaza aid flotilla that I posted to this blog yesterday. In the video,  Zoabi stands calmly at the podium waiting to speak while Knesset members call her a terrorist repeatedly.  One woman mounts the podium and attempts to pull Zoabi down by […]

DemNow More Details on Israeli Attack: Commando Shooting of US Citizen “Not Self-Defense, but an Execution”

June 3, 2010

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Today, Democracy Now, spent most of the hour interviewing a wide variety of people who were part of the Gaza Aid flotilla, among them  Huwaida Arraf, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement and the Free Gaza movement.  Yesterday, 9 bodies were flown to Turkey along with ship passengers who had been detained by the Israelis.  Of the nine […]

The Gaza Flotilla Massacre: An Eyewitness Account

June 2, 2010

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Account from Haneen Zoabi, Palestinian Arab citizen of Israel and Member of Israeli Parliament,who was on board the Mavi Marmara: She confirmed that all of this took place in international waters, approximately 130 miles off the coast of Israel. Zoabi also revealed that the flotilla organizers [on board the ship] asked for passengers to put […]

Turkish PM – “Israel Shows Again How Good It Is at Killing People” – “Even Rebels, Bandits, and Pirates Obey Rules”

June 1, 2010

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A soundbite  from Prime Minister Erdogan followed by full length article below: The Prime Minister continued, “Even rebels, bandits and pirates obey these rules, and calling those people who do not obey these rules rebels, bandits and pirates is showing them courtesy.” No one should test Turkey’s patience, PM Erdoğan warns Prime Minister Recep Tayyip […]

UN Security Council Deplores Attack Without Mentioning Israel

June 1, 2010

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UNSC Deplores Attack Without Mentioning Israel Escrito por Yoama Chappottin Ford    martes, 01 de junio de 2010   01 de junio de 2010, 11:40United Nations, Jun 1 (Prensa Latina) United Nations Security Council needed 12 hours of negotiation to deplore on Tuesday the attack of Israeli military forces against a solidarity fleet transporting humanitarian […]

Lone Ship of Flotilla, “The Rachel Corrie” Continues to Gaza in Defiance of Israeli Threats

June 1, 2010

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    BREAKING:  “TURKEY WILL PROVIDE MILITARY ESCORT FOR FUTURE GAZA AID SHIPS”  Two articles. Aid ship Rachel Corrie still heading for Gaza From Larry Johnson’s blog: Looking for Trouble. The MV Rachel Corrie, a converted merchant ship bought by pro-Palestinian activists and named after the 23-year-old American peace activist from Olympia, Washington, who was […]

DN Coverage of Israeli Attack on Ship – Ali Abunimah’s Brilliant Butt Kicking of Int’l. Community

June 1, 2010

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Here is the link to the Democracy Now program which aired this morning about the Israeli attack on the flotilla bound for Gaza.  Guests include Adam Shapiro (International Solidarity Movement and Free Gaza), Ali Abunimah (Electronic Intifada), Richard Falk (UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian terrorities) and Amira Hass (columnist with Israel’s […]