Monthly Archives: May 2010

ISMer loses eye on West Bank flotilla demo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 21 year old American activist loses eye after being shot in face with tear gas canister 31 May 2010: An American solidarity activist was shot in the face with a tear gas canister during a demonstration in … Continue reading

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2pm: UK demos and update

Demos I’m aware of today: London 2pm Downing Street, York 2pm Samson Square, Manchester 5pm outside the BBC,Bolton 5pm Victoria Square, Preston 5.45pm Lune St, Hebden Bridge 5.30pm traffic lights See more or register them here, also email protests AT … Continue reading

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Live footage from 4am

…this is what I was watching as it happened during the night, it hasn’t appeared to this extent much on the web, there is some Arabic and Turkish but it is interspersed with English, and finishes with orders in Hebrew … Continue reading

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16 dead, don’t know where injured taken

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CALL FROM GAZA FOR GLOBAL RESPONSE TO KILLINGS ON THE FREEDOM FLOTILLA

PRESS RELEASE GAZA, PALESTINE 31.MAY.2010 CALL FROM GAZA FOR GLOBAL RESPONSE TO KILLINGS ON THE FREEDOM FLOTILLA We, Gaza based Palestinian Civil Society Organizations and International activists, call on the international community and civil society to pressure their governments and … Continue reading

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May 31: 4.15am – Israeli firing on peace ships

My god, Israel has lost it. There is live streaming at http://www.livestream.com/insaniyardim of Israel firing on the IHH Turkish charity ship with hundreds of volunteers. The twitter message is that they’re being boarded by commandos from helicopters who are taking … Continue reading

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May 29: Flotilla sailing for Gaza right this minute!

…and I’ve gone so far as to sign up to FreeGaza on Twitter so that I can get the up-to-the-minute reports of what’s happening at sea. They need our protection desperately as Israel has threatened to stop them and has … Continue reading

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