Mavi Marmara

US activists to block Israeli cargo in mass shutdown of West Coast ports

Groups in the Bay Area and across the West Coast have been building coalitions with labor unions to prevent Israel’s cargo vessels from offloading this week.

Los Angeles to threaten campus Palestine activists with "law enforcement"

A lawyer for families of victims of Israel’s attack on the Mavi Marmara aid boat to Gaza in 2010 tells us why the arrest warrants are “historic,” students at UCLA sign an ethics statement against paid propaganda trips and UC Santa Cruz passes divestment.

Turkish court issues "historic" arrest warrants for Israeli army commanders

A tenth Turkish civilian has died after a four-year coma. He was shot in the head by Israeli commandos who raided the Mavi Marmara humanitarian aid boat in May 2010.

France's main Jewish group fined for defaming Palestine charity

France’s highest appeal court has ordered the country’s major Jewish organization to pay damages for falsely claiming that a charity supporting Palestinians collected money for Hamas.

Max Blumenthal on exposing hardcore racism in "liberal" Tel Aviv

Goliath author on what is most shocking about Israel today; plus prisoner release in West Bank.

Sahar Francis on connecting Israeli jails, Guantanamo and US mass incarceration

Sahar Francis of Addameer speaks about holding Israel accountable for its violations of Palestinians’ rights.

Prisoners who starved for art honored by Gaza show

Joe Catron
Gaza City
21 May 2013

Abdelfattah Abu Jahil won the “right” to use paintbrushes after living on salt and water for 79 days.

Investigate Israel's killing of US teen, rights group tells Obama

Barack Obama has maintained silence over Israel’s 2009 killing of Furkan Doğan on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara.

Was Israel's flotilla apology really a triumph for Turkey?

Murat Dagli
Istanbul
17 April 2013
Turkish prime minister seen gesturing with hand in front of flag of Turkey

Voices critical of the rapprochement have been silenced by the Turkish media.

"Trade not aid" focus of new attempt to break Gaza blockade

Eva Bartlett
Gaza City
27 March 2013

While the Freedom Flotilla tried to bring aid to the Strip, Gaza’s Ark seeks to export locally produced goods.

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