BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:00 A.M.) – A flotilla carrying students and patients called ‘Freedom Ship 7’ departed from the Gaza port on Monday, in an attempt to break the Israeli naval blockade on the Strip.

Israeli Navy forces dispersed the flotilla, which saw the participation of around 55 fishing boats.

“We will not stop our movement, neither in land nor in sea, until this siege is broken,” Gaza’s Breaking the Siege Committee spokesperson Adham Abu-Selmia said.

Israeli forces fired tear gas on protesters gathered near the port.

At least 49 protesters were wounded by tear gas and the alleged use of live ammunition.

 

Source: Ruptly

Advertisements
Share this article:
  • 53
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    54
    Shares
ALSO READ  Netanyahu calls EU's financial aid to Iran a 'poison pill' (video)
The International News Desk reports on issues and events world wide.

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.

1
Discuss

avatar
1 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
1 Comment authors
Daeshbags-Sux Recent comment authors
  Subscribe  
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Daeshbags-Sux
Guest
Daeshbags-Sux

Wounded by tear-gas = ROFL Live ammunitions? 5.56×45 ‘NATO’ : 30-35% death if hit by a single bullet (without immediate medical treatment) 7.62×51 ‘NATO’ (battle+sniper riffles) and 9mm Parabellum (SMGs, pistols) : 50% death if hit by a single bullet (without immediate medical treatment). These are for military FMJ (full metal jacket) rounds. Hunting and cops’ expanding rounds are banned from military use. These are way more lethal. As we are : Shotguns with buckshots : 95% death with a single “12 caliber” cartridge… So, live rounds, surely not! Rubber coated bullets for sure or other near non-lethal projectiles. To… Read more »