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Israeli Lawyers Group Shurat HaDin Unmasked As Mossad Proxy

The director of a supposedly independent group of Israeli lawyers privately admitted to a US embassy official it acted as a proxy for the Israeli government, a leaked US embassy cable shows. Nitsana Darshan-Leitner confided in 2007 that her Shurat HaDin group in the past “took direction … on which cases to pursue” and still … Continue reading Israeli Lawyers Group Shurat HaDin Unmasked As Mossad Proxy

US Silence Grants Israeli Government Impunity

Letter to the New York Times By David Schermerhorn letters@nytimes.com Once again the Israeli military has attacked unarmed vessels in international waters attempting to reach the Port of Gaza. As one who was aboard the first three ships to break the Israeli siege in 2008 and was later captured in the 2010 Flotilla I am … Continue reading US Silence Grants Israeli Government Impunity

Freedom Flotilla III Sets Sail: #NextPortGaza

Freedom Flotilla III sets sail: #NextPortGaza Today, June 27th 2015 (4 am in Gaza), four boats of the 2015 the Freedom Flotilla III set sail from their final European points of departure. Through nonviolent resistance they will challenge the illegal blockade of the Palestinian Gaza strip, which is running on its 9th year, sailing as … Continue reading Freedom Flotilla III Sets Sail: #NextPortGaza

#FreedomFlotilla Sets Sail; Urge Kerry to Oppose Attack

Freedom Flotilla III Minutes ago, international peace advocates aboard the Freedom Flotilla III announced their departure from European ports to the port of Gaza via international waters, to protest the illegal blockade of 1.8 million human beings in Gaza. [1] Former US Army Col. Ann Wright and USS Liberty veteran Joe Meadors are on board. … Continue reading #FreedomFlotilla Sets Sail; Urge Kerry to Oppose Attack

Celebrating International Freedom Day In Gaza

People from around the world stand in solidarity with Gaza, a community of people so squeezed by Israeli occupation, yet so resilient and lively. We celebrate International Freedom Day in Gaza with some of the activists who joined the US Freedom Flotilla to Gaza to break the blocade. We asked them why they joined: "What … Continue reading Celebrating International Freedom Day In Gaza

Four Things Israel Doesn't Want You To Know About The Gaza Blockade

Israel relies on collective amnesia to justify its blockade of Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. The Audacity of Hope, the US Boat to Gaza that was prevented from leaving Greek waters in June of 2011 due to Israeli political pressure, sought to break the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Here's four facts the Israeli government would … Continue reading Four Things Israel Doesn't Want You To Know About The Gaza Blockade