Canadian Boat to Gaza
By Olivia Ward
Foreign Affairs Reporte
JERUSALEM - Israel's security cabinet on Monday ordered the navy to stop an international aid flotilla from breaching a naval blockade on the Gaza Strip, but also to avoid clashes with activists on board.
MONTREAL — A year after the first Freedom Flotilla to the Gaza Strip ended in tragedy, with nine Turkish citizens dead after a confrontation with Israeli Defense Forces, a new flotilla is preparing to set sail, this time with a Canadian ship in tow.
BY JESSE ROSENFELD
ATHENS –Tension is building here as a possible showdown between the flotilla and the Greek government looms.
Canadian Arab Federation president Khalid Mouammar declares his support for the Canadian Boat to Gaza.
Professor of International Law Michael Mandel states his support for the Canadian Boat to Gaza and explains how Israel is in contravention to international law through its siege of Gaza its occupation and colonization of Palestinian land.
June 16, 2011 - Before the end of June, the Canadian ship Tahrir will join the Freedom Flotilla 2 – Stay Human, carrying civil society delegates from coast to coast, international partners, and journalists from a range of media organizations.