A political march in my parents’ street. A first in my life.

an old cover: “-He started it”

A small group of 20 something youths with a big Turkish flag was marching and chanting “Down with Israel” a few minutes ago. Apart from political elections, I have never seen such an act before in this calm middle class neighborhood…

Turkish social media users were sensitive to make the difference between anti-semitism and anti-sionism. Turkish PM was also quick to point out that Israel’s massacre is nothing to do with Turkish Jewish citizens.

One of the activists’ diary here.

Turkish hackers attack Israeli sites.

Among the TV News Channels, CNN Turk was the first to announce Israel’s attack. News channels were criticized during the day for not reporting effectively.

The “flotilla video”: Israeli troops storm boat with aid supplies bound for Gaza Strip

Xeni Jardin at 10:26 AM Monday, May 31, 2010

Twitter replies claims of censorhip.

Turkey seeks Security Council meeting, condemns ...

Ultra-orthodox Jews watch as the Mavi Marmara, a Gaza-bound ship that was raided by Israeli marines, is escorted to Ashdod port by an Israeli naval vessel ? Read more »(not seen) May 31, 2010. REUTERS/Amir Cohen


Join us as we travel to Gaza. Witness what happens on board the boats. Watch our videos everyday. Stay tuned for WitnessGaza. List of passengers on the boats

Angry demonstrators outside Israeli consulate in Istanbul (Extra)
Monsters and Critics.com
Istanbul – Around 100 angry demonstrators protested outside the Israeli consulate in Istanbul on Monday, after the Israeli navy stormed the flotilla of

EU calls for ‘full investigation’ into Israeli attacks on humanitarian ship

from EUobserver.com – Headline News

A boat to Gaza…

from cafebabel.com by lycanthrope

Israeli PM ‘regrets’ ship deaths

from BBC News | Europe | World Edition
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu expresses regret after at least nine people die as troops storm aid ships trying to reach Gaza.

Israel’s Merciless Gamble With Human Life

from The Istanbulian by Emre Kızılkaya

I was planning to write about Eurovision today, but Israel has attacked a Turkish ship.


The Free Gaza Movement website: human rights activists working for breaking the siege of Gaza

Q+A: Are odd couple Turkey and Israel breaking up?

from Yahoo news
A raid by Israeli marines on a Gaza-bound aid convoy has plunged already crumbling ties between Israel and its Muslim ally Turkey to an historic low, with the ruling AK party saying relations will never be the same.

A Greek-Israeli alliance? Maybe not.

from FP Passport by Blake Hounshell

In addition to the upwards of 10 deaths as a result of Monday’s botched raid on a Turkish ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza in defiance of an Israeli blockade, Jerusalem appears to have suffered another casualty: its nascent security alliance with Greece, Turkey’s historical rival.

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