Mavi Marmara


Israel misreads history, corners itself

The Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara aid ship bound for Gaza on May 31, 2010, has proven to be a turning point in Turkish-Israeli relations.

FJP Criticizes UN Report Justifying Israel’s Attack on Aid Ships, Calls for Investigation by ICJ

Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) Vice-President, Dr. Essam El Erian criticised the UN report investigating the Israeli navy’s attack against aid ships in international waters, which killed nine Turkish nationals,

Scoop Exclusive From Gaza: Hamas On The Housing Crisis

We have heard from homeless people and from UNRWA about the serious humanitarian situation in Gaza, resulting from the destruction of thousands of homes by Israel, and the inability of

Judge Richard Goldstone alters his verdict

Lawrence Davidson looks at the flawed logic and the tribal, personal and political pressures that may have led Richard Goldstone, the South African Jewish judge who authored the report of

What options exist for Netanyahu next time on the high seas?

Richard Lightbown argues that whatever Israel does when the Mavi Marmara sets sail for Gaza on the first anniversary of the murder of aid workers by Israeli commandos aboard the

Erdogan: No relations with Israel until it apologizes

Turkish premier Recep Erdogan has affirmed that his government would not restore normal relations with Israel until it apologizes over the "savage attack" on the Turkish ship Mavi Marmara that

Bad journalism at best

On August 19, the Israeli consulate in New York tweeted: #BBC "Panorama" presents arguably the most complete & thorough account of the #Flotilla.

Eyewitness tells of Israeli attack on Gaza aid ship; rabbi disputes claims

A human rights activist is on Maui to tell her eyewitness account of a May 31 attack by Israeli forces on a flotilla attempting to break a sea blockade of

The Arabs and Turkey

There is something in the Arab public space that hampers an objective discussion of Turkey's increasing political involvement in the region, its remarkable stances in favour of Arab causes, and

IOF paints over Marmara ship to hide traces of assault

The Turkish IHH relief fund announced Sunday findings that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) painted over bullet holes on the Turkish Marmara ship, which was attacked by IOF troops while