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· June, 2010

Stories about Palestine from June, 2010

5 June 2010

Iraq: The Flotilla Attack – A Series of Double Standards

Iraqi bloggers, whose country has been at the receiving end of sanctions, terrorist attacks, tyranny, Al-Qaida extremists, and wars for a very long time, are having mixed reactions to Israel's...

Global: Rachel Corrie “Immortalized” With Ship's Mission

A humanitarian aid ship called the MV Rachel Corrie (named after a young American peace activist who was killed by a bulldozer Gaza in 2003) set sail for Gaza from...

Israel: A mixed bag of reactions to the flotilla raid

The following post is an assortment of blog entries translated from Hebrew, all taken from the 'hot-topic' page dealing with the flotilla raid, on the Israeli blogging platform Israblog, writes...

Global: Reactions to Twitter’s sinking #flotilla hashtag

The recent flotilla debacle may have started at sea but it was to the Twitosphere that many activists turned, filling it with condemnation of Israel. The power of Twitter as...

Israel: Flotilla Videos Gone Viral

An Israeli video called "Flotilla Choir: We Con the World" has gone viral on Facebook in the last 24 hours. While it shows no compunction about the violence involved in...

MENA: Question Time Following Gaza-Bound Flotilla Attack

As the dust settles, and some of the 'truths' come out, a new wave of tweets on Israel's attacking the Gaza-bound flotilla take over the Internet. Here are a few...

Palestine: “I Support Turkey”

The Turkish-led flotilla which attempted to break the blockade of Gaza has strained Israeli-Turkish relations, while gaining Turkey much respect in the Arab world. One Gaza blogger has decided to...

4 June 2010

Lebanon: Blogosphere buzzing after Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla

Israel's attack on a Gaza aid convoy that killed at least 10 peace activists has sparked an international outcry, no less in Lebanon. The Lebanese blogosphere reacted sharply to news...

Syria: Lash Out Continues Against Israel's Raid on Gaza Aid Convoy

The deadly Israeli raid on the aid convoy headed to Gaza to break the blockade has once again brought the suffering of Palestinians in Gaza into the limelight. The political...

USA: Mourning the Loss of American Furkan Dogan, Killed on Flotilla

Following the Israeli Defense Forces' deadly attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, the identities of the nine activists killed aboard the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara have emerged. Eight were Turkish...

Lebanon: Seen Around Beirut

3 June 2010

Indonesia: Protests against flotilla attack by Israel

Turkey: Can Turkish-Israeli relations be rebuilt?

As the world watched the events that happened on board the Turkish-led "Gaza Freedom Flotilla" it was also witnessing the deterioration of political relations between the governments of Turkey and...

Israel/Palestine: Drawing the Line in Gaza

2 June 2010

Israel: Fighting the #Flotilla Digital War

The global impact that social media and the real time web had as this story evolved is undeniable. From Twitter to Facebook and onto active forums and talkback threads, the...

MENA: Israel will have to Choose

Condemnations are flying left, right, and centre after Israel attacked a Turkish-led flotilla headed to Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid and break the blockade on the Palestinian enclave. Here are...

1 June 2010

Bulgaria: Protest Against the Gaza Blockade

Brazil: Freedom Flotilla, Human Rights and Cartoon

Palestine: “Gaza wanted to greet you as victors”

People throughout the Middle East - and around the world - have been shocked and outraged at the news of the deaths on board the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday....

Brazil: Film-maker Missing After Flotilla Attack