[Marxism] Palestine: Gaza's Ark boat attacked

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 02:51:05 MDT 2014


Gaza's Ark, a Palestinian-built protest boat which was preparing to run
Israel's naval blockade of the territory, was badly damaged in an explosion
on April 29 that organisers blamed on Israel, Alarabiya.net
said<http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/04/29/Blast-sinks-Gaza-s-Ark-protest-boat-in-port.html>
that
day.

Gaza’s Ark <http://www.gazaark.org/> is a joint initiative by Palestinians
in Gaza, including individuals from the Palestine Sailing Federation and
the Fishermen’s Solidarity Campaign among others, and international
solidarity activists, including Free Gaza Australia, the Canadian Boat to
Gaza, and Americans affiliated with the organising committees for the US
Boat to Gaza and the Gaza Freedom March. Gaza's Ark is part of the ongoing
international Freedom Flotilla Coalition challenging the illegal and
inhumane Israeli blockade of Gaza.

The statement below on the attack was released by Free Gaza
Australia<http://freegazaoz.org/> on
April 29.
https://www.greenleft.org.au/node/56330
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through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

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