Mavi Marmara

The Tragedy of Turkish Treachery

The reactions of the Turkish-Israeli rapprochement deal have been have been met with a plethora of emotions. Some Palestinians have argued that despite Turkish rhetoric, national self-interest would always supersede that of the Palestinian people. Others have reflected sentiments of disillusionment at the about turn taken by Turkey which appears[…]

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Plans for 2016 Gaza Flotilla underway

As we commemorate World Solidarity Day with Gaza, we remember the events that occurred exactly six years ago on the Mavi Mara Flotilla. While on enroute to the Gaza Strip in a bid to break the Israeli blockade, the Flotilla was attacked by Israeli forces resulting in the death of[…]

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Israeli high commandos to be arrested upon entry to SA

High ranking officials of the Directorate of the Priority Crimes Investigation Unit of the South African Police Services have this week confirmed that warrants of arrest have been issued against four Israeli commanders from the Israeli Navy and Israeli Defence Force (IDF), who were responsible for the attacks on the[…]

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PSA welcomes ICC ruling on flotilla raid

Activists who were part of the humanitarian aid flotilla that attempted to break through the Gaza blockade in 2010, have welcomed a ruling by the International Criminal Court (ICC) surrounding the case of the Mavi Marmara vessel. Following a referral from the island nation of Comoros, the ICC declared Israel[…]

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ICC says Israel guilty of war crimes in Mavi Marmara

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said Israel is guilty of “war crimes” in the Mavi Marmara raid, which nine Turkish activists were killed by Israeli commandos, Turkey’s IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation announced on Tuesday. The International Criminal Court opened a preliminary examination into the events surrounding the 2010 Israel Navy[…]

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