The activists behind a Gaza-bound flotilla involved in a deadly Israeli raid told Need to Know on Monday that they may seek an investigation by the International Criminal Court.
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Sufi Yusoff of the Perdana Global Peace Organization told Need to Know early Saturday morning that she had spoken with the passengers aboard the Rachel Corrie, a new aid ship trying to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
One of the nine activists killed in an Israeli raid on a flotilla of ships headed for Gaza this week was a dual citizen of Turkey and the United States.
Political favor-trading, such as in the Rod Blagojevich case, is common in state capitols across the country. But a pending Supreme Court ruling could make it harder to prosecute allegedly corrupt politicians.
A second pro-Palestinian organization announced on Wednesday that it will send a flotilla of aid ships to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
Despite scientists’ observations, BP doubts the existence of underwater oil plumes, which would have a unique role in devastating marine life.
Pro-Palestinian activists confirmed to Need to Know on Monday that they would send another boat to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza, after a deadly raid on the first flotilla sparked worldwide condemnation.
The incident could have especially dire consequences for Israel’s relationship with Turkey, a major power in the region.
Israeli commandos stormed a flotilla of pro-Palestinian activists attempting to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza early Monday morning, killing at least 10 people and sparking protests in Arab capitals across the world.