Israel Plans to Sell Freedom Flotilla Boats, Give Money to Illegal Settlers

The move came in response to the Israeli Central Court’s decision following a request filed by the families.

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Israel plans to sell four boats seized while sailing towards the besieged Gaza Strip and distribute the funds among two settlers families. Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported yesterday that the move came in response to the Israeli Central Court’s decision following a request filed by the families. Israel has in recent weeks confiscated four boats

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Freedom Flotilla Passengers Released by Israel

Defending their illegal blockade of Gaza against what they see as infiltrators rather than activists bringing aid and making a point, Israeli soldiers physically assaulted a number of delegates and arrested them, including a USS Liberty survivor.

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U.S. Navy Signalman Joe Meadors was standing watch on deck of the USS Liberty off the coast of Gaza on June 8, 1967 when a 90-minute aerial and sea attack by Israel against the ship killed 34 U.S. sailors and wounded 174 . Meadors watched as the Israeli military almost sank the Liberty and began machine-gunning the lifeboats. A 2003 U.S. commission

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Palestine Ambassador to UK: Israel’s Actions Against Flotilla are Piracy

“The flotilla was attacked in international waters. It was not in the Israeli territorial waters, which means that this is piracy par excellence..”

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The mission of Palestine to the UK hosted a press conference yesterday with two international activists who were on board the Gaza-bound 2018 Freedom Flotilla. The two boats making up the flotilla, one Swedish and another Norwegian, made their way to the Gaza Strip in an attempt to break the siege imposed on the territory since 2007. Dr. Swee Chai

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Israeli Soldiers Beat, Stripped and Robbed Freedom Flotilla Activists

“If we were Palestinians it would be much worse with physical assaults and probably loss of lives. The situation is therefore dire for the Palestinians.”

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Founding trustee of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) Dr Swee Ang was on board the Al-Awda boat sailing to break the illegal Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip when occupation forces commandeered the vessel. In a personal testimony Ang outlines the violent treatment the unarmed activists received at the hands of heavily armed Israeli soldiers in

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Israel Begins Deporting Detained Freedom Flotilla Activists

The deportations came two days after activists were detained following an attack by Israeli naval forces on the ship in international waters.

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Israeli authorities began deporting several of the international solidarity activists who were aboard the Al-Awda ship of the Freedom Flotilla, Gaza’s National Committee for Breaking the Siege announced yesterday. Gaza’s National Committee confirmed that the activists’ deportation comes two days after they were detained following an attack by

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Israel’s Takeover of Freedom Flotilla Was Not ‘Peaceful’

Activist on board on the boat were reportedly assaulted by masked Israeli soldiers.

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The International Committee for Breaking the Siege of Gaza expressed its concern for the safety of the international solidarity activists who were on board the Gaza-bound Al-Awda (Return) boat which was boarded by the Israeli navy on Sunday. Activist on board on the boat were reportedly assaulted by masked Israeli soldiers. They were then detained

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