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From TheJournal.ie Column: The Irish ship to Gaza wasn’t carrying aid – it was making a point Opinion

Column: The Irish ship to Gaza wasn’t carrying aid – it was making a point

The MV Saoirse has been criticised for not taking aid to Gaza – but its aim was to make a bigger statement about human rights, writes Laurence Davis.

From TheJournal.ie Nine remaining Gaza activists expected back in Ireland today Gaza

Nine remaining Gaza activists expected back in Ireland today

It follows yesterday’s confusion which saw only five of the seven activists due to fly home actually landing in Dublin late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza activists set to return to Ireland after Israeli detention ends Gaza

Gaza activists set to return to Ireland after Israeli detention ends

Arrangements are being made for the 14 Irish activists who were on a solidarity mission to the Gaza Strip to return home.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza activists make contact from Israeli prison calling incident "violent and dangerous" Gaza

Gaza activists make contact from Israeli prison calling incident "violent and dangerous"

There are claims that a passenger who was travelling on the Canadian boat was “tased and beaten”.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists Gaza This post contains videos

Calls for immediate release of detained Gaza activists

Fourteen Irish nationals are in Israeli custody after refusing to sign deportation papers.

From TheJournal.ie Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel Gaza This post contains videos

Irish detained from Gaza-bound boats to be deported from Israel

Fourteen people who were on board the Irish ship the MV Saoirse are being held in the Israeli port of Ashdod.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: O'Connell Street protests against Israeli naval blockade Irish Ship To Gaza This post contains images

In pictures: O'Connell Street protests against Israeli naval blockade

Pro-Palestinian activists have gathered on Dublin’s main thoroughfare to protest against Israel’s interception of an Irish boat trying to break the naval blockade on Gaza.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene Middle East

Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene

The MV Saoirse was one of two ships trying to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza.

From The42 Sports stars renew their support for Gaza flotilla MV Saoirse This post contains videos

Sports stars renew their support for Gaza flotilla

Eoin Kelly and Jerry Flannery among the stars lending their voice to the MV Saoirse’s forthcoming expedition.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla?

Greek authorities continue to enforce the ban on flotilla ships leaving for Gaza, while the Irish crew members have now returned home. Opinion is divided about whether or not the flotilla should head for the region….what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Irish Gaza flotilla members head home while Turkish police question boat ‘sabotage’ Flotilla 2

Irish Gaza flotilla members head home while Turkish police question boat ‘sabotage’

The remaining members of the Irish crew are returning to Ireland. Meanwhile Turkish police have said that damage done to boats may not have been sabotage, but Irish Ship to Gaza says that can’t taken ‘at face value’.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In today’s fix: Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest, the woman who forgot to bury her mother, Wikileaks’ ‘priceless’ ad, and some very entertaining tennis (no, not Murray and Nadal)…

From TheJournal.ie Gaza flotilla banned from leaving Greek ports Flotilla 2

Gaza flotilla banned from leaving Greek ports

Greece’s Civil Protection Ministry has ordered the coast guard to “take all appropriate measures” to implement the ban.

From TheJournal.ie Israel spokesperson says flotilla activists "think they live in a Bond movie" Gaza This post contains videos

Israel spokesperson says flotilla activists "think they live in a Bond movie"

Israel has asked for evidence linking its agents to sabotage of the Irish boat the MV Saoirse. Meanwhile the Tánaiste says the government would take a very serious view if it was sabotage.

From TheJournal.ie Irish to board another boat on Gaza 'freedom flotilla' Flotilla

Irish to board another boat on Gaza 'freedom flotilla'

Former rugby player Trevor Hogan says he and five others from damaged MV Saoirse will join Italian ship on mission.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

In today’s 9 at 9: The Irish ship sailing to Gaza is damaged; more Special Olympic success for Ireland; Greece prepares for another crucial vote; and the harshness of a mother-in-law.

From TheJournal.ie Irish 'freedom flotilla' ship damaged in port MV Saoirse

Irish 'freedom flotilla' ship damaged in port

Supporters of MV Saoirse mission to Gaza claims damage to boat was “sabotage” and could have put people’s lives at risk.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli PM reverses government's media warning over flotilla Flotilla

Israeli PM reverses government's media warning over flotilla

The Israeli government press office said on Sunday that foreign journalists reporting from the Gaza-bound flotilla could be banned from Israel for up to ten years.

From TheJournal.ie Israel threatens to punish journalists covering Gaza flotilla MV Saoirse

Israel threatens to punish journalists covering Gaza flotilla

Reports from the flotilla could see journalists banned from Israel for ten years, according to Israeli officials. Meanwhile, Palestine pledges to push for UN recognition of independence.

From TheJournal.ie Minister questions need for Gaza flotilla Gaza Flotilla

Minister questions need for Gaza flotilla

Alan Shatter said the aid mission was a political protest.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla Gaza

Nobel laureate appeals for safe passage for Gaza flotilla

Mairead Corrigan Maguire, who was on the first flotilla last year, urges Israel not to pursue violence.

From TheJournal.ie TDs and actors join call to support Irish aid ship's journey to Gaza Gaza This post contains videos

TDs and actors join call to support Irish aid ship's journey to Gaza

The MV Saoirse will set sail in the next few days as part of an aid flotilla attempting to breach Israel’s Gaza blockade.