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Minister Davutoglu’s UN Security Council Speech

from Mavi Boncuk

Israeli government? Piratical Swine!

from ORGANIZED RAGE by Mick Hall

ALİ BULAÇ – On the way to Gaza

The flotilla that intended to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza, which Israel has turned into an open concentration camp, was hit by Israeli warships before it was able to reach its destination.

ABDULLAH BOZKURT – Pondering a response to the Israeli attack

Rome — Israeli troops storming the Gaza aid flotilla at dawn on Monday and the ensuing causalities was a colossal public relations disaster for Israel, which is becoming increasingly isolated over the plight of the Palestinian people living under occupation. For one, it has done irreparable damage in the eyes of the Turkish public and further strained already tense relations with regional powerhouse Turkey.

Flotilla Raid Further Frays Turkey-Israel Ties
Wall Street Journal
relative to Israel, but also that that could quickly evaporate,” said Ilter Turan, professor of International Relations at Bilgi University in Istanbul.

Protests in front of Israeli consulate in Istanbul last until midnight

from Hurriyet Dailynews
More than 10,000 people gathered Monday night in front of the Israeli Consulate in Istanbul’s Levent district to protest the attack of Israeli naval forces on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip.

Has Israel lost lone regional Muslim ally Turkey?

from Yahoo news
Turkey and Israel are embroiled in their most serious ever diplomatic rift following the Gaza flotilla raid, says the BBC’s Jonathan Head in Istanbul.

UN members decry Gaza boat deaths

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
UN Security Council members condemn Israel as they hold an emergency session on the Gaza aid flotilla raid, amid world fury.

Israel: Flotilla Clashes are a ?Serious PR Disaster?

from Global Voices Online by Gilad Lotan

By Gilad Lotan

Severe clashes between flotilla members and IDF forces have been highlighted in news organizations and blogs around the world. Massive protests are taking place, calling for justice and for action to be taken against Israel. The exact turn of events is still blurry. What happened at the break of dawn, 60 miles from the Israel coast, as the IDF descended on the flotilla boats?

Malaysia: Reactions to flotilla attack by Israel

from Global Voices Online by Mong Palatino

By Mong Palatino

Several Malaysian nationals were on board the Mavi Marmara when Israeli naval commandos raided a ?Freedom Flotilla? of six ships carrying 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid. This attack by Israel has sparked indignation in Malaysia.

Khoo Kay Peng hopes that countries which reacted to the sinking of a South Korean ship last week will also condemn the flotilla attack

The Israeli State is in the Path of Adolf Hitler. What a Shame!!!

by Reflection Cafe

Israeli Attack on Gaza Aid Ship Violates International Law

Paul Jay / ZNet
May 31, 2010

Last night, Israeli commandos boarded a Turkish aid ship on its way to Gaza. It is reported that they killed ten to fifteen activists and injured thirty more.
The flotilla was attacked in international waters, 65km off the Gaza coast. Organizers said the flotilla was carrying 10,000 tones of humanitarian aid headed to Gaza challenging the Israeli blockade.

FATMA DİŞLİ ZIBAK – The aid convoy?s tragic fate

Turkey and the international community were shaken yesterday by news of an Israeli attack on an international convoy carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza, which has been suffering from a harsh economic blockade over the past three years.

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  • Just a question, Erkan.
    When calling this a massacre, how do you define a genocide?
    .-= Sean Jeating´s last blog ..I don’t ask for empathy =-.

    • admin

      Sean, I am not good at definitions. Massacre is easy to detect. It happens all the time. Genocide is harder, needs systematic ill intentions, large scale machinery to perform etc..

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