Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments

The Mavi Marmara Case

Quicklink submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

Become a Fan
  (45 fans)
Image uploaded from a quicklink
Copyrighted Image? DMCA
The Gaza Freedom Flotilla, comprising the ships Mavi Marmara, Sfendoni, Challenger I, Eleftheri Mesogios, Gazze I and Defne-Y and carrying only humanitarian volunteers and humanitarian aid, which set sail to bring essential humanitarian supplies to Gaza, faced an armed attack and
unlawful intervention from the Israeli military forces on 31 May 2010. An actual armed attack was launched against the foregoing ships. Nine humanitarian aid volunteers lost their lives during
the attack and in the aftermath, while 156 volunteers were wounded, with 52 of them seriously. The Flotilla articipants were imprisoned without any legal grounds, the wounded activists were
handcufed, a number of wounded activists were held in solitary confinement cells for days and subjected to torture and ill-treatment.

Read the rest of the story HERE:


- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -