Middle East

Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza

Exclusive: At the behest of Tel Aviv and Washington, Greek authorities stopped a small flotilla from sailing to Gaza in a challenge to Israel’s four-year blockade of the narrow strip of land and its 1.6 million people. Now, apologists for Israel’s right-wing Likud government are heaping scorn on the passengers, as Ray McGovern notes. My co-passengers … Continue reading Neocons Fume Over US Boat to Gaza

Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza

Written by Free Gaza Team | 19 July 2011 For Immediate Release Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza: Small French ship carrying message that cannot be silenced [ ATHENS] The Steering Committee of Freedom Flotilla II: Stay Human can confirm, that after anchoring in international waters overnight, the French-flagged ship Dignité / Karama has … Continue reading Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza

International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

Written by Eric Walberg I went because I needed to go. So said a Holocaust survivor and anti-apartheid activist about his trip to Jackson, Mississippi in 1961. The same impulse inspires BDS activists from all walks of life today, says Eric Walberg International boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) activities got a boost at the founding … Continue reading International Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions