Gaza News

(FutureFastForward) – Merging with Rachel Corrie – A Dedication to Non-violence – Matthias Chang

Global Research Editor’s Note

Matthias Chang, a distinguished Malysian barrister, former private secretary to the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. Acting on behalf of the Perdana Global Peace Organization, Matthias Chang was one of the key architects of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. An unbending commitment to the causes of peace, justice and non violence combined with unusual organizational capabilities is the driving force behind Matthias Chang. Read More Here

(FreeGaza) – ICRC: Israel’s Blockade Breaks the Law Free Gaza: Send More Ships – Read More Here

(MedicalSchoolTraining) – Video: The Gaza Flotilla How Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fakes Photos of Seized Weapons – Video Link Here

(CatBird) – Palestinians Need a State: Loosening Blockade is not Enough – Read More Here

(SouthLebanon) – Lebanese women sending aid ship to Gaza: organisers

An aid ship transporting medical supplies to Gaza will leave Lebanon in the coming days with dozens of women activists on board, one of the organisers told AFP on Tuesday.
“We are all independent women who believe in breaking the siege on Gaza and are committed to the enmity of the Zionist entity,” said Samar Hajj, who is coordinating the trip. Read More Here

(SouthLebanon) – Egypt has accepted to issue visa for Iran MPs to visit Gaza – Read More Here

(TimesOnline) – Gaza crossing points opened as Israel bows to international pressure – Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – Gaza Flotilla: Global Citizens Must Respond Where Governments Have Failed – Read More Here

(AntiWar) – Democratic Party Defends Israeli Attack – Read More Here

(Care&Washing) – Israel Investigates Israel for Murder and Surprise, Israel finds Israel Innocent

The promised Israeli ‘investigation’ of the savage, brutal and unprovoked Israeli attack against the Gaza Aid Convoy Humanitarians (which the Zionist hasbara agents called “Operation Sea Breeze,”) will find Israel innocent of any and all charges. We’ll hear sob stories about how heavily armed IOF Goons were forced to defend themselves against 80 yo grannies wielding their dentures and threatening to slit the throats of the IOF Storm Troopers of the ‘world’s most moral army.’
More lies about how those wheelchairs and crutches that the humanitarians were trying to bring into Gaza were actually parts of some sinister ‘anti-Semitic’ WMD. Read More Here

(PalestineMonitor) – Largest Ever Flotilla And Land Convoy To Reach Gaza ’After Ramadan’

With the rumour mill spinning faster than an IDF spokesman, we spoke to the organisers behind the next flotilla. Read More Here

(WAFA) – As Turkish Photographer is Buried, other Journalists aboard Flotilla Speak out – Read More Here

(AlterNet) – Video: Israelis Celebrate IDF Flotilla Attack

Thousands of Israelis rally in Tel Aviv in support of the IDF raid against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla that left nine passengers dead. The rally was organized through Israeli Facebook forums. In addition to supporting the IDF commando unit that attacked the Mavi Marmara ship, demonstrators expressed anger at Turkey and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who they accused of supporting terrorism. Continue reading

MSM: Rachel Corrie’s family takes case to court in Israel

(LATimes) – Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer while trying to protect Palestinian homes. Her family has been met with hostility while pursuing a civil suit after calling the investigation a ‘whitewash.’ Read More Here

Rachel Corrie Family Finally Puts Israel in Dock – Court hears how army bulldozer killed peace activist

(InfoClearingHouse) – Seven years after Rachel Corrie, a US peace activist, was killed by an Israeli army bulldozer in Gaza, her family was to put the Israeli government in the dock today. Continue reading

A Call to Action From Rachel Corrie’s Parents

Friends,
As many of you know, a civil lawsuit in the case of our daughter Rachel Corrie is scheduled for trial in the Haifa District Court beginning March 10, 2010. A human rights observer and activist, Rachel, 23, tried nonviolently to offer protection for a Palestinian family whose home was threatened with demolition by the Israeli military. On March 16, 2003, she was crushed to death by an Israel Defense Force (IDF) Caterpillar D9R bulldozer in Rafah, Gaza. Continue reading

America’s Shame – Paul Craig Roberts

For sixty years Israelis have been stealing Palestine from Palestinians. There are maps available on the Internet and in Israeli publications showing the shrinkage over time of what was once Palestine into what Palestine is today–a small number of unconnected ghettos or bantustans. Continue reading