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(BeforeItsNews) – What Next If Israel Attacks the Iranian Flotilla?

After an extensive history of slaughtering American peace activists, a history that is hidden by the U.S. media, Israel now is playing poker, more specifically Blind-man’s Bluff, with a country that invented chess. Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – Lazy Reporters, Politicians and Comedians Bring Helen Thomas Down as an Unquestioning Public Cheers

The fact that writing about Helen Thomas just a few days after she resigned feels like old news, tells you something about what’s wrong with the media and our country today.

After a journalism career spanning almost seventy years, Thomas was taken down in less than two minutes. Which is the running time of the video where she made the remarks that forced her to resign her job, lose her book collaborator, her lecture agent and have a high school cancel a graduation speech she was scheduled to deliver. Read More Here

(CSPAN) – Video: It’s None Of Our Business What Israel Does! – Congressman Poe – Video Link Here

(Zaman) – Israel is not Above the Law: “Not as Untouchable as Before” – Read More Here

(AlJazeera) – Gaza Blockade Illegal: International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has described Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip as a violation of the Geneva Conventions and called on the Israeli government to lift it.

In a statement released on Monday, the organisation called the blockade “collective punishment”, a crime under international law. It described Gaza as a territory plagued by frequent power cuts, a ruined economy, and a collapsed health care system.

“The closure imposed on the Gaza Strip is about to enter its fourth year, choking off any real possibility of economic development,” the ICRC said.

“Gazans continue to suffer from unemployment, poverty and warfare, while the quality of Gaza’s health care system has reached an all-time low.”

Crippling shortages – Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Gaza Aid Ship Departs Iranian Port

On Sunday an Iranian ship left the port of Khorramshahr and is currently headed for Gaza, according to Reuters. Another ship, loaded with food, construction material and toys, will depart Iran on Friday.

“Until the end of the Gaza blockade, Iran will continue to ship aid,” said an official at Iran’s Society for the Defense of the Palestinian Nation. Read More Here

(Examiner) – Israel video of soldiers attacked on Gaza flotilla an obvious forgery: see video proof for yourself

The Israeli government’s video showing their soldiers being attacked as they descended from helicopters is a forgery; proven irrefutably from the ship’s structural features in the video being visibly different from the actual vessel, the Mavi Marmara. The proof is explained in the below 3-minute video; with this story developing. Additional ship details that prove the Israeli government video forgery are in the second 6-minute video.
As I’ve written, this adds to Israel’s government lies in support of unlawful war; now by creating the world’s largest concentration camp in Gaza, and perhaps soon through war against Iran based all on “emperor has no clothes” obvious lies. Read More Here

(Aletho) – Wheat harvest met with live ammunition in Gaza “buffer zone” – Read More Here

(PressTV) – US emboldens Israel to kill Americans

A recent Israeli attack on a convoy of ships in the Mediterranean Sea is another indication that Israel kills Americans with a sense of immunity from prosecution.

Furkan Dogan, a US citizen who lived in Turkey, was killed on May 31 during an Israeli attack on the Freedom Flotilla that carried humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

The attack on the six-ship convoy killed at least 20 peace activists, including nine Turkish citizens on board the M.V. Mavi Marmara, and injured over 40 others.

Ray McGovern, a former analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in an interview with Press TV, reviewed some other incidents in which Israel “deliberately” had killed Americans without being held accountable by Washington afterwards. Read More Here

(Gisha) – Partial List of Items Prohibited/Permitted into the Gaza Strip – Read More Here

(JPost) – ‘Gaza economy collapsing under siege’

B’tselem: 95% of factories are closed, 93% of water is polluted. Read More Here

(AntiWar) – Israeli Deputy FM: 75 al-Qaeda Mercenaries on Aid Ship

Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon appeared on CNN’s “GPS” show today, and once again changed the official story related to the Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara aid ship two weeks ago.

Ayalon now claims that 75 al-Qaeda linked mercenaries were on board the ship, heavily armed, and that they ambushed the Israeli troops before their eventual capture. Read More Here

(AliAbunimah) – Video reveals European, American weapons used in Israeli attack on Gaza Flotilla – Read More Here

(CNN) – Humanitarian group calls for lifting of Gaza blockade – Read More Here

(WRH) – Fake Al Qaeda

“The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the ‘devil’ only in order to drive the TV watcher to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US . . .” — Former British Foreign Secretary Robin CookRead More Here

(NewStraitsTimes) – ‘It was a mission to kill’

SEPANG: “We saw a hit-list with pictures and names of our comrades and they ended up dead. It was a mission to kill.”

This startling revelation came from Noorazman Mohd Samsuddin, who was the chief of the Malaysian delegation on board the Turkish aid ship MV Mavi Marmara, which was attacked by Israeli commandos. Read More Here

(MyCatBirdSeat) – Is there no limit to international duplicity and hypocrisy?

Given the intensity of global outrage over the assault on the Gaza aid flotilla, some of us were beginning to hope that the world might finally confront Israel. We were obviously mistaken — once again. Read More Here

(MyCatBirdSeat) – Nader says reinstate Helen Thomas – Read More Here

(Redress) – Video: Israel’s medieval siege of Gaza

The three year old siege on the Gaza Strip and its 1.5 million inhabitants is a testament to the Israeli regime’s disregard of law, decency and morality. This siege amounts to collective punishment, an action outlawed by various conventions and humanitarian laws. This is not to mention the suffering and humanitarian crisis caused by this law. This siege has been disgracefully condoned by the “international community” and justified by the “free world” as a measure that safegurads the security of the Israeli regime. Continue reading

Video: New Video Smuggled Out of Israeli Gaza Flotilla Massacre – Amy Goodman

(DemocracyNow) – EXCLUSIVE: New Video Smuggled Out From Mavi Marmara of Israel’s Deadly Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla
In a Democracy Now! exclusive we bring you a sneak preview of previously unseen raw footage from the Mavi Marmara that will be formally released at a press conference at the United Nations later in the day. The footage shows the mood and the activities on board the Mavi Marmara in the time leading up to the attack, and the immediate reaction of the passengers during the attack. We are joined by filmmaker and activist Iara Lee, one of the few Americans on the Mavi Marmara ship. Her equipment was confiscated but she managed to smuggle out an hour’s worth of footage. Continue reading

Video: Israel Defense Force video of siege of ‘Mavi Marmara’ Hoaxed!

Three sleuth posters working together at conspiracy forum whatdefuck.com proved the Israeli Defense Force footage of the attack on the Mavi Marmara was a deliberate fabrication as seen in this video originally broadcast by SKY NEWS: Continue reading

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(RevoltofthePlebs) – Yes We Can, Afghanistan

Bringing Western feminism to the women of Afghanistan is the latest despicable tactic being tried by the US military in this ‘graveyard of empires.’ Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – IDF Retracts Claim al-Qaeda was on Flotilla, Corporate Media Silent

Israel has retracted its absurd claim that al-Qaeda was involved in the Gaza aid flotilla. But don’t expect the corporate media to report this. From Democracy Now:

The Israeli military, meanwhile, has been forced to retract its claim that passengers aboard the flotilla were agents of al-Qaeda. An Israel Defense Forces press release sent out two days after the assault says approximately forty flotilla passengers “are mercenaries belonging to the Al Qaeda terror organization.” The independent journalist Max Blumenthal says both he and an Israeli colleague asked the Israeli military press office to substantiate its claim. No evidence was provided, and one day later the press released was modified. The original headline was changed from “Attackers of the IDF Soldiers Found to be Al Qaeda Mercenaries” to “Attackers of the IDF Soldiers Found Without Identification Papers.” Commenting on the retraction, Blumenthal writes, “The more Israel’s claims about the flotilla’s terrorist links are challenged, the more they fall apart.”

Indeed, the fairy tale may fall apart, but that does not mean the pro-Israeli corporate media has to report the truth. – Source: Infowars

(DigitalJournal) – Castro speculates Obama might strike Iran to win second term

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro believes if United States President Barack Obama orders a nuclear strike of Iran, he will win a second term. He also believes the U.S. could attack North Korea soon Read More Here

(SouthLebanon) – US Media’s pro-Israeli Bias: Response to the Freedom Flotilla Slaughter – Read More Here

(Blog) – Review of Zionism, Militarism And The Decline Of US Power by James Petras

The hegemonic influence of Zionist-Israeli forces over America’s foreign policy, particularly Middle East policy, is a phenomenon without historical precedent. While right-wing radicals, with their focus on patriotism and constitutional values, set off early alarms about this perceived foreign domination, the Left pretty much slept through its insidious ascent to power. Read More Here

(Independent.ie) – Elderly activist shot and ‘let bleed to death’

Released activists who had been on board the ‘MV Mavi Marmara’ claimed yesterday that the commandos waited more than an hour before treating the wounded. Read More Here

(Blog) – The Legal Framework of International Law The Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla by Israeli Navy Commandos on May 31, 2010 – Read More Here

(Telegraph) – Gaza flotilla: Israel accused of ‘sabotaging’ Irish aid ship Rachel Corrie – Read More Here

(BushStole04) – Why did Israel Attack Civilians in the Mediterranean?

Israel weighed in advance the consequences of its attack against a humanitarian convoy of ships carrying aid to the Gaza Strip. What were its objectives in triggering a world diplomatic crisis, and why did it defy its Turkish ally as well as its U.S. protector? Read More Here

(AFP) – North Korean diplomat: ‘War may break out at any moment’

In a speech to the international Conference on Disarmament, Ri Jang-Gon, deputy permanent representative for North Korea at the United Nations in Geneva, blamed the “grave situation” on South Korea and the United States. Read More Here

REPOST – (ConsortiumNews) – Obama’s Timidity and Deaths at Sea – Ray McGovern

Casualty figures are still arriving in the wake of Israel’s Sunday night-Monday morning commando attack on an unarmed flotilla trying to bring relief supplies to the 1.5 million Palestinians crowded into Gaza. Already, at least nine civilian passengers aboard the ships are reported killed, and dozens wounded. Read More Here

(Infowars) – Memorial Day and the Freedom Flotilla massacre – Read More Here

(TodaysZaman) – Israel killed more than 9, threw wounded into sea, witnesses say

Planes carrying 520 aid volunteers and nine dead bodies of activists killed by Israeli security forces on Monday returned home on Thursday, with many claiming mistreatment at the hands of Israeli military officers and other officials and additional allegations that not everyone has returned. Read More Here

Video: CENSORED Mainstream Media – Israels Simultanious Demonstrations Against Fascism All Around Israel

(ABCNews) – American, 19, Among Gaza Flotilla Dead

Furkan Dogan Was Shot Five Times, Including Four Times in Head – Read More Here

(MSM) – UN Orders Israel to lift Gaza Blockade

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has demanded that Israel lift its blockade of the Gaza Strip immediately in the wake of a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla.

Speaking on his return from visits to Brazil, Malawi and Uganda, Ban told reporters on Wednesday that the underlying problem behind Monday’s tragedy was the long-running, crippling Israeli siege of Gaza which he described as “counter-productive, unsustainable and wrong.” Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – Former UN Assistant Secretary Urges Irish-Americans to Defend the Rachel Corrie – Read More Here

(AlterNet) – Activists on the Ship ‘Rachel Corrie’ Challenge Israel’s Unjust Gaza Blockade and Zionist Myths – Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Mavi Marmara Activist and Member of Knesset Threatened with Death

Can you imagine what would happen if members of Congress called for the murder of Dennis Kucinich on the floor of the House for his opposition to the illegal war in Afghanistan? Or if Michele Bachmann was violently threatened for her support of the Arizona immigration law?

Haneen Al-Zoubi, a Palestinian Arab member of the Israeli Knesset, found herself precisely in this unenviable position yesterday. Read More Here

(IPS) – Neocons Say Obama’s Waffling On Gaza Ship Attack May Give Israel Excuse to Invade Iran – Read More Here

(CSPAN) – Video: Ron Paul Points Out That Israel Created Hamas

Ron Paul on the House floor noting that the just like the U.S. created Bin Laden, Israel created Hamas. View More Here

(Infowars) – June 4 – Video: Ex-Mossad Agent Victor Ostrovsky Criticizes Israel’s Handling of Flotilla Raid on Alex Jones Tv

Alex also talks with author and former Mossad agent Victor Ostrovsky about the Israeli attack on the Gaza flotilla. Ostrovsky is the author of the 1990 New York Times bestseller By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer and The Other Side of Deception. Continue reading

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(GlobalResearch) – Terror on Aid Ship: “Plan Was to Kill Activists and Deter Future Convoys” – Jonathan Cook – Read More Here

(FreeGaza) – Israel’s Disinformation Campaign Against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla – Read More Here

FLASHBACK – (LewRockwell) – ‘The USS Liberty’: America’s Most Shameful Secret – Eric S. Margolis – Read More Here

(CounterPunch) – Notch Up Another Disaster for Israel’s Well-Oiled Propaganda Machine – Read More Here

(DailyMail) – Fears of new flashpoint as defiant Israel prepares for showdown with two more Gaza aid ships – Read More Here

(RawStory) – In raw video, reporters claim Israelis fired on activists before boarding ship

Update: Turkey will reportedly send military escort with future Gaza aid boats
In what could be a serious blow to Israel’s narrative on the killing of at least nine humanitarian activists making their way to Gaza through international waters, raw video by an Al Jazeera producer, who was filming during the raid, appears to provide evidence that the IDF opened fire on the flotilla even before boarding it. Read More Here

(CounterPunch) – Obama’s Timidity and Deaths at Sea – Ray McGovern

A chief lesson to learn from President Barack Obama’s recent unwillingness to stand up to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud Lobby is that such timidity can get people killed.

Casualty figures are still arriving in the wake of Israel’s Sunday night-Monday morning commando attack on an unarmed flotilla trying to bring relief supplies to the 1.5 million Palestinians crowded into Gaza. Already, at least nine civilian passengers are reported killed, and dozens wounded. Read More Here

(Sky) – Video: Flotilla Deaths: Activists Describe Bloodshed

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg described the Israeli blockade to supplies for Gaza as an “absolute humanitarian catastrophe”.

And Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan said the nine deaths were a “bloody massacre”. Video Link Here

(LondonTelegraph) – Gaza flotilla attack: Israeli ambassador compares raid to Second World War – Read More Here

(RawStory) – Ex-Mossad agent: Gaza flotilla raid ’so stupid it’s stupefying’

While the United States has reserved judgment in the matter, a former Mossad agent is casting blame for the botched raid on a Gaza aid flotilla, pointing directly at Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for allegedly ordering forces to act without vital preparation. Read More Here

REPOST – (CNN) – Video: Eyewitnesses recount Israel flotilla raid – “Israel Fired Upon Ship for 5 Minutes Before Boarding” – Video Link Here

Video: AIPAC, Traitors Within – View Video Here

(Redress) – Punish North Korea! Who sank the Cheonan?

Christopher King suggests that the sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan on 26 March was an American false flag operation aimed at creating a dispute with China to use as a pretext to raise barriers to Chinese imports, suspend interest payments on US debt held by the Chinese and force Beijing to revalue the renminbi to reduce China’s trading advantages. Read More Here

(SOTT) – Eyewitness accounts demolish Israeli lies: Commandos opened fire before boarding Gaza flotilla, then shot and tortured people at will – Read More Here

(RumorMillNews) – Five Delegates with US-Based Free Palestine Movement Among those Attacked – Read More Here

(AlterNet) – Turkey Promises to Send Supplies to Gaza With Naval Escort

Well, now Israel has done it. They have actually provoked Turkey to the point that they may start a war over this incident massacre: Read More Here

(CommonDreams) – Israeli Attack on Gaza Aid Ship Violates International Law – Read More Here

(AFP) – (VancouverSun) – No weapons on stormed Turkish ship: Report – Read More Here

(Redress) – Letter to UK Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham

Subject: The rogue state of Israel’s foulest crime – Read More Here

(TheUglyTruth) – Dogs Will Be Dogs–Israel’s Latest Slaughter of the Innocents Just Business as Usual – Read More Here

(KurtNimmo) – Irish Nobel Peace Laureate, Former U.N. Diplomat Sail for Gaza

Northern Irish Nobel peace laureate Máiread Corrigan-Maguire and Denis Halliday, a former senior United Nations diplomat, and several other Irish citizens have boarded the MV Rachel Corrie and have set off for Gaza to deliver aid. Read More Here

REPOST – (SteveWatson) – Israeli Knesset Member: Israel Wanted High Number Of Fatalities – Read More Here

(InfoClearingHouse) – All At Sea

In other words, according to international law, the actions of the Israeli military were beyond the law and those involved should be treated no differently than, say, the Somali pirates who are also in the habit of boarding ships by force. Read More Here

(Haaretz) – Operation Mini Cast Lead

Again came the claim of self defense, that “they lynched us” and that all the dead are on their side. Once more the use of violence and excessive and lethal force was in play and once more civilians wound up dead. Read More Here

(SaltLakeTribune) – U.S. Blocks Security Council Criticism of Israeli Raid

Israel faced heavy criticism in an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council on Monday in response to its deadly attack on an aid flotilla trying to breach the Gaza blockade, but attempts to issue a formal statement stalled after the United States rejected the strong condemnation sought by Turkey. Read More Here

(InfoClearingHouse) – Obama’s Timidity and Deaths at Sea – Ray McGovern

A chief lesson to learn from President Barack Obama’s recent unwillingness to stand up to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud Lobby is that such timidity can get people killed. Read More Here

(TheIndependent) – Western Leaders are too Cowardly to Help Save Lives – Robert Fisk

Has Israel lost it? Can the Gaza War of 2008-09 (1,300 dead) and the Lebanon War of 2006 (1,006 dead) and all the other wars and now yesterday’s killings mean that the world will no longer accept Israel’s rule?

Don’t hold your breath. Read More Here

(Haaretz) – A Special Place in Hell / The Second Gaza War: Israel lost at sea

We are no longer defending Israel. We are now defending the siege, which is itself becoming Israel’s Vietnam. Read More Here

(GlobalResearch) – Terror on Aid Ship: “Plan Was to Kill Activists and Deter Future Convoys” – Jonathan Cook

An Arab member of the Israeli parliament who was on board the international flotilla that was attacked on Monday as it tried to take humanitarian aid to Gaza accused Israel yesterday of intending to kill peace activists as a way to deter future convoys.

Haneen Zoubi said Israeli naval vessels had surrounded the flotilla’s flagship, the Mavi Marmara, and fired on it a few minutes before commandos abseiled from a helicopter directly above them. Read More Here

(Fox) – Video: NO Weapons Found On Gaza Flotilla! More Ships Headed To Break Israeli Blockade! – Video Link Here

(June 1) – Video: Alex Breaks Down Gaza Aid Flotilla Ship Attack by Israel

Alex breaks down why the Nwo globalist zionist goons are making their move now to start a small nuclear war in the middle east that will explode into World War 3.

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