Israelis Kill 3, Injure Dozens in Assault on Gaza Ship Convoy Carrying Humanitarian Aid

Solidarity activists aboard one of six relief vessels traveling to Gaza with humanitarian report that they have been attacked by Israeli forces, with three of their human rights volunteers killed and roughly 30 injured. The assault comes in the wake of the flotilla being surrounded earlier today by three Israeli warships in international waters, roughly 70 miles away from the Israeli coast. The Flotilla moved further west, deeper into international waters ... Full Story »

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Peter Henry
3.7
by Peter Henry - Jun. 1, 2010

The value of this story is that it seems based largely on first-person accounts of the Israeli invasion. Certain parts conflict with other stories, such as whether the protesters were armed or not - Israelis claim that protesters were armed with metal rods, pepper spray, slingshots and perhaps firearms. This article categorically denies the protesters were armed. This article would be stronger if it included links to the videos referenced.

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