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Hürriyet releases some photos from the flotilla ambush… Israel has been uploading videos to defend her murder but people began to make fun of first class Israeli commandos beaten by unarmed activists….

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Daily Hürriyet publishes photos of bloodied Israeli soldiers

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Pictures showing bloodied Israeli commandos being overpowered by activists aboard an aid ship targeted in the deadly raid May 31 were published by daily Hürriyet.

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The Tacitus Principle: How Israel and its Apologists Defend the Indefensible

Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine

from Global Voices Online by Eman AbdElRahman

Turkey Says UN Plans Inquiry Into Gaza Aid Convoy Deaths

from Yahoo news
June 5 (Bloomberg) — Turkey said the United Nations plans to set up a five-person commission to investigate the deaths of nine Turks when Israel seized ships bringing aid to Gaza.

Thousands protest flotilla killings in London and Istanbul
Times Online
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Istanbul and London today over the killings of nine Turkish activists aboard a flotilla of aid ships bound

Does Israel want a democratic Middle East?

from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell

Activists killed in flotilla raid shot multiple times
Toronto Sun
By Ayla Jean Yackley, Reuters ISTANBUL ? The nine men killed during an Israeli navy raid on a Turkish ship carrying aid to Gaza were shot a total of 30

Global: Rachel Corrie ?Immortalized? With Ship’s Mission

from Global Voices Online by Jillian C. York

By Jillian C. York

Rachel Corrie was a young American peace activist who was killed in 2003 in Gaza while working with the International Solidarity Movement.  As Corrie stood in front of a Palestinian home to protect it from being demolished by Israeli forces, she was run over by an Israel Defense Forces bulldozer and killed instantly.  Corrie has become, for many, a symbol of peace, with over 30 songs, a cantata, a play, and now a ship, named after her.

Iraq: The Flotilla Attack – A Series of Double Standards

from Global Voices Online by Tarek Amr

By Tarek Amr

I guess we cannot ignore the Iraqi blogosphere’s opinion regarding the Israeli raid on a flotilla of six ships carrying international activists, known as the ?Gaza Freedom Flotilla?, who were planning to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza and deliver humanitarian supplies. The Iraqis themselves have been victims of sanctions, terrorist attacks, tyranny, Al-Qaida extremists, and wars for a very long time. And perhaps this is why we are having mixed reactions from the Iraqi bloggers regarding the flotilla attack.
As Obama Refuses to Condemn Flotilla Assault, Survivors Recount Shootings
Axis of Logic
He joins us on the telephone from Istanbul. Kevin Ovenden, was aboard the Mavi Marmara when it was attacked. He is the coordinator with Viva Palestina,

Kidnapped by Israel and abandoned by Britain
Independent
By Jamal Elshayyal ERHAN SEVENLER / AP I joined the Mavi Marmara in Istanbul on Friday 21 May as one of between 30 and 40 journalists reporting on the

Israel: Demonstrations Outside Prison Where Flotilla Passengers Held

from Global Voices Online by Maya Norton

By Maya Norton

Joseph Dana posts a video of demonstrators waving Turkish and Palestinian flags in front of the prison in Beer-Sheva, Israel, where the passengers of the flotilla were being housed until deportation. Video is in Arabic and Hebrew with no subtitles, but you can still get a sense of the action.

Israel: Protests and Counter-Protests in Flotilla’s Wake

from Global Voices Online by Maya Norton
Fury over raid isolates Israel
Toronto Sun
After a series of intrigues collectively know as ?Ergenekon,? the government has broken up cabals of far-right Turkish officers and civilian plotters,

Israel/Turkey: Battle of the Bucks

from Global Voices Online by Maya Norton

Why Does Israel Need These Lies?

from The Istanbulian by Emre Kızılkaya

Gaza by Helene Flautre

The attack on ships that were carrying relief supplies to Gaza triggered emotional disturbances in me, urging me to ask ?why? over and over.

ANDREW FINKEL – When two and two make five

The day of the Israeli commando assault against the Mavi Marmara coincided with another, equally deadly attack.

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