The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Dozens of organizations participating in the campaign to delegitimize Israel are planning a propaganda display at Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport, on or around July 8.

Hundreds of activists/passengers are supposed to fly to Israel on regular commercial flights to participate in the display. After the event, activities are planned for Israel, Judea and Samaria until July 16. Prominent among the organizers is the ISM, an extreme leftist network based in the United States specializing in sending activists to friction points
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 22-28, 2011)

This week sporadic rocket fire continued from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. In response IDF aircraft struck a Hamas attack tunnel in the central Gaza Strip. On June 27 the organizers of the flotilla held a press conference in Athens and announced they would set sail within a few days.
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The Canadians and Americans about to set sail with the flotilla from Greece participated in a short training workshop covering various topics and centering on “passive resistance” to IDF soldiers.

The Canadians and Americans about to set sail with the flotilla from Greece participated in a short training workshop covering various topics and centering on “passive resistance” to IDF soldiers. Several flotilla organizers said the training was meant to present a “nonviolent” response to an Israeli attempt to take control of the ship. However, the
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The Upcoming Flotilla to the Gaza Strip Update (June 22, 2011)

The organizers of Freedom Flotilla 2 face difficulties but are determined to dispatch the flotilla, even with fewer ships than originally planned, despite its lack of world legitimacy and in the face of political pressure and technical difficulties.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 15-21, 2011)

Disagreements continue between Egypt and Hamas regarding the operation of the Rafah crossing. An editorial in the Egyptian weekly newspaper Akhbar Al-Yawm criticized the attitude of the de facto Hamas administration, claiming its final objective was to have the Rafah crossing open without oversight or established procedures. The editorial stressed that it was an international
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The use of nonviolent tactics is planned for the upcoming flotilla to the Gaza Strip. In effect, it is liable to be translated into hard violence directed against the IDF

The organizers of Freedom Flotilla 2 have repeatedly emphasized its purportedly humanitarian character and their commitment to respond to expected “Israeli violence” with civil resistance and nonviolence.
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