Joe Meadors – passenger on the Freedom Flotilla ship intercepted by Israel and detained illegally – was on the USS Liberty in ’67, attacked by Israel, 34 Americans were killed.
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Israeli passenger says 1st Freedom Flotilla vessel was captured with some violence in int’l waters; passengers’ safety in question. Israel must be held accountable.
Organizers say a Freedom Flotilla vessel was ‘hijacked’ and towed to Ashdod; IDF confirms it intercepted the boat, says it was in violation of blockade.
2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, with humanitarian aid & activists from all over the world, is on the last leg of its journey from Sweden to Gaza. The last 7 years, Israel refused passage.
Police in France have prevented two boats from a Gaza Strip-bound flotilla from docking in Seine River, despite subjecting the vessels to extensive searches in advance.
The 2018 Gaza Freedom Flotilla, with peace activists taking humanitarian aid to Gaza, was harassed today by the German Coast Guard. After two successful voyages, flotillas have been blocked in international waters by Israeli forces, once killing 10 of those on board.
The 2018 Gaza Freedom Fllotilla, filled with humanitarian aid and activists from all over the world, is on its way. Previous attempts of this type have been stopped for the last 7 years, once with the loss of 10 activists’ lives at the hands of Israeli commandos.
Mary Hughes Thompson, 87, died on February 5, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. Mary was one of the founders of the flotilla movement, and was dedicated to justice in Palestine… see plans to build a playground in Gaza in her honor, tributes from around the world, and two videos about her….
The forces of occupation are stationed on the periphery but that does not mean they leave Gaza’s inhabitants alone. For years, Israeli troops have laid waste to Gaza’s farmland, using bulldozers, tanks, and toxic chemicals.
Joe Biden has been in a love affair with Israel for decades. A scolding from Israel’s Prime Minister Menachem Begin early on might have set the course.