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Protests in Northern Gaza

15 September 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza  The Palmer Report, recently released by the United Nations, was a moral travesty. It asserted that the naval blockade of Gaza was somehow separate from the land siege of Gaza.  The Palmer ...

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Gaza fishermen defy naval blockade

20 July 2011 | Al Jazeera Emboldened by the ‘Freedom Flotilla’s’ attempt to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza by sea, some Gazan fishermen have been trying to sail beyond the three nautical mile limit imposed by Israel. The Oslo Accords ...

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A plea to cease attack met with threats of violence at sea

14 July 2011 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Following yesterday’s assault by the Israeli navy upon a trawler observing Israeli aggression in the three mile fishing radius along the Gaza coast, today warships again targeted two US observers and their ...

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CPS Gaza crew attacked by Israeli warship

Israeli forces use water cannon

13 July 2011 | Civil Peace Service Gaza For Immediate Release Israeli naval forces attacked the Civil Peace Service Gaza monitoring boat with water cannons earlier today. Civil Peace Service Gaza is an international third party non-violent initiative to monitor potential ...

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EI: Solidarity at sea on board the Oliva

12 July 2011 | Rana Baker, Electronic Intifada For years, Palestinian fishermen have been subject to routine attacks, shootings and arrests by the Israeli navy as they attempt to ply their trade in the seas off the coast of Gaza. ...

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Two fishing boats shot off Gaza coast

21 June 2011 | International Solidarity Movement At around 9am on June 21, two fishing boats were attacked by the Israeli Navy, with bullets piercing both engines, rendering them unusable. The first boat was shot at in the motor, at ...

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