Saturday, 29 May 2010

Gaza convoy: boating of a more important nature

Whilst the Dunkirk renactment is in the news, what is barely mentioned is a real life rescue mission, here and now. Eight (at last count) ships of various types are crossing the mediterrean in an attempt to bring much needed supplies into Gaza, another underreported ongoing disaster. These include MV Rachel Corrie from Ireland, named after the activist killed by Israeli police some years ago.

Isreal of course plan to prevent the convoy reaching Gaza by whatever means - this convoy carries not only aid and activists but international politicians, in an attempt to prevent violence.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Great that you posted about this. The massacre that followed will have at last drawn the eyes of the world (for a while at least)towards the ongoing suffering in Gaza.
Big hugs