Tagged: flotilla

More on the UNHRC’s extreme bias 0

More on the UNHRC’s extreme bias

In the UNHRC report on the June flotillas, we have already seen how the Human Rights Council has no compunction about twisting international law specifically to demonize Israel. Elsewhere in the report, we can...

So what happened to the Mariam ship? 0

So what happened to the Mariam ship?

Two weeks ago, news outlets were anxious to tell us about the imminent departure of the much-heralded women’s only ship, the Mariam, from Lebanon to Gaza. (At least one of them called a single ship...

BBC looks at Mavi Marmara 0

BBC looks at Mavi Marmara

The BBC will have a documentary on the Mavi Marmara incident tonight. Two clips are on its website: Turk Cevdet Kiliclar, one of nine activists killed on a Gaza-bound aid mission, was prepared to...

IDF Chief of Staff: IHH shot first 0

IDF Chief of Staff: IHH shot first

From the New York Times: Israel’s top military chief said Wednesday that activists on a Turkish ship were the first to open fire as Israeli naval commandos raided the vessel, part of a six-boat...

The Flotilla Farce (Danny Ayalon) 0

The Flotilla Farce (Danny Ayalon)

Danny Ayalon, writing in the Wall Street Journal, touches on many of my blog themes – the hypocrisy of the flotilla activists, the plight of Palestinian Arabs in Lebanon, and how Gaza’s poverty is...