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Rachel Corrie Returns to Gaza in the Face of Further Military Threats 0

Posted on June 04, 2010 by Flashpoints

Much to the dismay of the Israelis, Rachel Corrie is on her way back to the Gaza Strip. Of course we’re not talking about the young woman who was crushed under an Israeli bulldozer driven by the IDF in 2003, but rather a boat named in her honor, bringing humanitarian supplies to the Gaza Strip. We reached the Rachel Corrie as it was some eighty-five miles off the coast of Gaza in international waters earlier today. Soon after we made contact with the ship, reports began to surface that the Rachel Corrie was being pursued by three Israeli Naval vessels, and that the ship’s radar was jammed. The Rachel Corrie is the first of the Gaza Freedom Movement to set sail for Gaza since Israeli commandos attacked the six fleet Freedom Flotilla last Monday. Again, the activists on board are attempting to break the Israeli embargo. Read the rest of this entry →

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Friday, June 4th, 2010 1

Posted on June 04, 2010 by Flashpoints

The Rachel Corrie-on its way to Gaza

We’ll speak with an activist on board the Rachel Corrie, now 80 miles off the Gaza shore, and preparing to enter Gaza early Saturday morning; also, we’ll have a report on the border patrol beating death of a Mexican national on the US-Mexico border; we’ll also have an update on activities planned for the return of Gaza activists who were kidnapped and beaten on the last Gaza boat; and on Flashpoints en Espanol we’ll also report on the beating death on the border; and we’ll also feature Up Front with Jesse Strauss.

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Live report the Rachel Corrie off the coast of Gaza

Henry Norr

Francisco Herrera

Enrique Marones

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