Lillian Rosengarten is a New York activist and poet, who was on the Jewish boat to Gaza that was stopped by the Israeli navy in Jan. 2010. Last week she returned from a successful trip to Gaza.Read more
Freedom Waves to Gaza Flotilla
The “Tahrir” a Canadian boat is being joined by a second boat from Ireland which was kept secret until now. They are on a mission in an attempt to break Israel’s siege of Gaza.
AP released Friday what it says is previously unseen footage of the aftermath of the deadly flotilla raid by Israeli commandos last Monday which left nine dead. The video shows what appear to be some of the dead passengers on board.Read more
Just before 9am this morning, the Israeli military forcibly siezed the Irish-owned humanitarian relief ship, the MV Rachel Corrie, from delivering over 1000 tons of medical and construction supplies to besieged Gaza. For the second time in less then a week, Israeli naval commandos stormed an unarmed aid ship, brutally taking its passengers hostage and towing the ship toward Ashdod port in Southern Israel.Read more
Israeli forces seized an Irish-owned ship bound for Gaza on Saturday, boarding the Rachel Corrie some 55 km (35 miles) out in the Mediterranean, a spokeswoman for the campaign group supporting the ship said.