Friday, July 29, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
Calling themselves CPSGaza (Civil Peace Service Gaza), a group of international activists took upon themselves the task of documenting the Israeli Navy's harassment of Gaza's fishermen. In this video, an IDF patrol boat attacks them with a water cannon, while they are inside the 3 mile limit Israel enforces on Gaza.
Friday, July 8, 2011
Followers of Rabbis Dov Lior & Yaakov Yosef demonstrated after police arrested & questioned the two over incitement charges. Both rabbis are leaders of settlements. The investigation came because of statements both made at a rally saying the Torah superseded Israeli law. Rabbi Lior was detained earlier for endorsing the book 'King's Torah', which advocated killing non-Jews.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Friday, July 1, 2011
Then there is this video. Supposedly from a GLBT activist, it claims flotilla activists refused to allow gay people join the flotilla because of pressure from Hamas. However, it turns out the man in the video is an Israeli actor named Omer Gershon. The story is explored more here, here, & here.
The Audacity Of Hope, the US boat to Gaza, left Athens, was intercepted by the Greek Coast Guard & forced back to a police dock in Athens.
The harbor master is saying he will arrest the captain of the ship Saturday, so the passengers are staying on board in solidarity.