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Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Rachel Corrie Continues Towards Gaza: Will Obama Let Israel Attack?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Under international law, an Israeli military attack on the Rachel Corrie in international waters would be an attack on the government and people of Ireland.

Facebook Meets the Flotilla

Rabbi Daniel Gordis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rabbi Daniel Gordis

The loss of life is tragic. So are the injuries to soldiers, including serious head wounds. But most tragic of all is that the world is so willing to be blinded to what's really going on here.

Mourning, Not Politicizing, Gaza Flotilla's Dead and Wounded

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

What matters today, at least in any conversation which claims to be driven by spiritual or religious sensibilities, is the sadness at the loss of life and continued suffering on both sides of this conflict.

Interview: Israel Attacks Gaza-Bound Aid Flotilla

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

I interviewed Adam Shapiro, board member of the Free Gaza Movement, hours after the attack on the Free Gaza Freedom Flotilla.

Gaza Freedom Flotilla Shows Awesome Power of Nonviolent Resistance

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

An indication of the power of effective nonviolent resistance is when not only the oppressor, but also the "bystanders," are confronted with the choice between aiding resistance or publicly siding with brutality.