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Now they’re ramming aid ships?

Nice.

Israel accused of ramming Gaza aid ship

Activists trying to bring aid to Gaza today claimed their boat had been rammed by Israeli gunboats in a “criminal attack” in international waters.

The Free Gaza Movement said its vessel, the Dignity, was intercepted by several Israeli vessels as it was heading to the Gaza Strip, which has been under Israeli aerial bombardment since Saturday.

One gunboat rammed the Dignity on the port bow side, causing heavy damage, although no one was hurt, the group said.

The Dignity is still in international waters, 40 miles off Haifa, and is making its way slowly to Lebanon. The ship flies the flag of Gibraltar, is piloted by an English captain and its passenger list includes Cynthia McKinney, a former US congresswoman.</em>

Kudos to Congresswoman McKinney, for actually attempting to make a difference, unlike our current President, who, with less than three weeks left on the job, takes yet another vacation.


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