Israel's attack on the unarmed flotilla last weekend could be a "Kent State moment." When white middle-class students were gunned down on a college campus, it woke up a whole new segment of American society to police killings of minority students. Similarly, while the Israeli military has been killing Arab civilians for years, now that they have attacked European and American peace activists it has created a whole new dynamic.
Posts Tagged: flotilla
Charles Krauthammer's columns defending Israel's handling of the Gaza flotilla demonizes Muslims.
We must maintain the overall pressure to discredit and break the U.S.-backed Israeli blockade and siege of Gaza
The nonviolent activists aboard the flotilla hoping to break the blockade of Gaza were not terrorists, and their provoking of confrontation follows in a long tradition of peace and justice activism.
Israel as we know it, will cease to exist in the foreseeable future.
Pro-Palestinian humanitarian flotilla refuses offer of Gilad Shalit's father.