When Hunger Is The Only Option

By Budour Youssef Hassan, www.electronicintifada.net -

By Budour Youssef Hassan for Electronic Intifada. Gaza - Mariam al-Hih received a distressing phone call from her son Omar last month. Omar was going on hunger strike to protest how Israel had [...]

Ann Wright Released From Israel, Arrives In US

By Staff, www.CODEPINK.org -

By Staff for CODE PINK. Ann Wright arrived safely back into the US this morning. She flew into JFK airport after being released from Israeli custody and was greeted by friends and taken to [...]

Pink Floyd ‘Reunites’ To Support Gaza Flotilla

By Ami Friedman, www.ynetnews.com -

By Ami Friedman for YNet News - Thursday night, the disbanded musical group Pink Floyd "united" to express their support for the Zaytouna-Oliva flotilla that sought to break the blockade on Gaza [...]

Women’s Boat To Gaza Intercepted: Participants Siezed

By Veterans for Peace, www.popularresistance.org -

By Veterans For Peace. At 9:58 (EST) organizers lost total contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva. The US embassy confirmed that the boat was intercepted. We do not know where our friends are. It is [...]

Why I Am On The Women’s Boat To Gaza

By Lisagay Hamilton, www.counterpunch.org -

By Lisagay Hamilton for Counter Punch - Sunday night, September 18, 2016. As my “industry” colleagues attend Emmy parties and dress for the red carpet, I stand on the chilly docks of Ajaccio, [...]

Women’s Boat To Gaza (WBG): An All-Women Boat, To Break Siege Of Gaza

By Vyara Gylsen, www.middleeasteye.net -

By Vyara Gylsen for MEE - One of these women is Zohar Chamberlain Regev, an Israeli citizen who was born and raised in Kibbutz Kfar Hahoresh, near Nazareth. She has been living in Spain for the [...]

Banned From Leaving Gaza, Palestinian Group Rocks Out At Border

By Mohammed Asad, www.mondoweiss.net/ -

By Mohammed Asad for Mondoweiss - Smacked with a travel ban after Israel denied permits to leave Gaza through the northern Erez crossing, the musical group Dawaween performed a protest concert on [...]

When Boats Brought Hope To Gaza

By Ann Wright, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Ann Wright for Consortium News - Israel continues to cut off the 1.8 million people of Gaza from receiving relief supplies from sea, an illegal blockade that will be challenged again this year [...]

Women’s Boat To Gaza Prepares A New Challenge To Israel’s Blockade

By Joe Catron, www.truth-out.org -

By Joe Catron for Truthout - When two dozen women sail from Barcelona on September 14, mounting the latest international challenge to Israel's naval blockade of the Palestinian Gaza Strip, their [...]

Gaza Project Launched On International Women’s Day

By Women's Boat to Gaza, www.popularresistance.org -

By Women's Boat to Gaza. Messina, Italy - On March 8, 2016, International Women's Day, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition formally launches its latest challenge to the Israeli blockade of Gaza-the [...]

‘No-Grow Zone’: Israel Admits Spraying Poisons Inside Gaza Strip

By Staff, www.sputniknews.com -

By Staff of Sputnik - The Israeli Army has admitted that they used crop-dusters to kill hundreds of acres of Palestinian crops, claiming that it was to “enable security operations.” Palestinian [...]

Chancellor Resigns Over Her Firing Of Prof Over Gaza

By Kevin Gosztola, www.shadowproof.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadowproof Press - The chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), who was involved in firing Professor Steven Salaita over tweets he sent about [...]

Israelis Use Electric Stun Guns On Flotilla Passengers

By Ali Abunimah, www.electronicintifada.net -

By Ali Abunimah in The Electronic Intifada. International water near Gaza - Contrary to Israeli claims that the Marianne was taken peacefully, this video shows that armed commandos used brutal [...]

Canadian Doctors Have A Plan To Save Gazan Lives: Solar Power

By Paul Weinberg, www.rabble.ca -

By Paul Weinberg in Rabble - The tragedy of Gaza has largely faded from the spotlight even as the humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territory of 1.8 million continues to worsen following [...]

G4S Meeting Descends Into Chaos

By Shane Hickey, www.theguardian.com -

By Shane Hickey in The Guardian. London, UK - The annual meeting of security group G4S has descended into chaos for the second year running after nine activists were bundled out by guards during [...]