Veröffentlicht: 13. July 2011
By Nadia Hijab
It was never about aid.   Freedom Flotilla II is, like its assaulted predecessor of a year ago, a political act. The passengers came together in shared determination to challenge Israel's five-year siege of Gaza and to exercise their right to travel through international waters to...
Veröffentlicht: 13. July 2011
Iraklion, July 10th, 2011, "Gaza Flotilla II"
President of the European Commission Dear Mr. Barroso,   Squeezed between Scylla and Charybdis, the zionist state of Israel and the “democratic” Greece, our nutshell  JULIANO with citizens from the European Union (Sweden, Greece and Austria) on board still tries to gain...
Veröffentlicht: 13. July 2011
Swedish bestselling crime author Henning Mankell slams Greece for blocking the aid flotilla to Gaza as some of Sweden's pro-Palestinian activists returned home AFP , Thursday 7 Jul 2011
Swedish bestselling crime author Henning Mankell slammed Greece for blocking the aid flotilla to Gaza as some of Sweden's pro-Palestinian activists returned home on Thursday.   "That we were not able to leave (for Gaza) has to do with the fact that the Greek government has sold its soul...
Veröffentlicht: 7. July 2011
Press Release 2, Bethlehem and Jerusalem 5 July 2011
The organizers of the "Welcome to Palestine" initiative decry the numerous attempts by Israeli and other media to distort our message and planned activities.  There were messages claiming that we are attempting to reach Gaza by going to Lod Airport (aka Ben Gurion airport) on July 8. Some...
Veröffentlicht: 7. July 2011
Summary 5 July, 2011
The passengers of the ten boats of the 2011 Gaza Freedom Flotilla continued pushing back against the restrictions of the Greek government today, joined by citizens of countries around the world whose governments’ policies stand in stark contrast to the will of their peoples. Here are today’s...
Veröffentlicht: 5. July 2011
July 4, 2011
We, Israeli organizations, Jews and Arabs, full-heartedly support Freedom Flotilla, aim of sailing to the Port of Gaza with the proclaimed goals of breaking through the sea and land  siege and blockade of Gaza, which is a manifestation of a continuing occupation by Israel. We condemn the...
Veröffentlicht: 5. July 2011
For Immediate Release July 4, 2011
The Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG), the Tahrir, to set sail today as part of Freedom Flotilla II Agios Nikolaos, Greece - With the support of Greek civil society and people from all around the world the Tahrir is casting off from Greece today.   "The Tahrir is leaving port in Crete, and we...
Veröffentlicht: 4. July 2011
by the members of the Gaza-Flotilla II
Dear Mr. Papandreou,   We, members of the Gaza-Flotilla II who have come to the shores of Greece from all parts of the world,leaving behind our work places and families, in order to put into practice our solidarity with the oppressed people of Gaza, are outraged by the decision of your...
Veröffentlicht: 4. July 2011
Yedioth Ahronoth (p. 31) by Itamar Eichner
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee yesterday decided to call on Israel to stop immediately all archaeological excavations in the Old City of Jerusalem and not carry out its plan to demolish the temporary bridge to the Mughrabi Gate, linking the Western Wall to the Temple Mount, and to build a new...
Veröffentlicht: 28. June 2011
Passengers suspect Israel/US economic pressure on beleaguered greek government, For Immediate Release: June 26, 2011
Athens - Passengers on the U.S. Boat to Gaza, The Audacity of Hope, are asking Greek government officials to clarify whether the boat they are leasing is being blocked from leaving Greece because of an anonymous request of a private citizen concerning the seaworthiness of the ship or whether a...