Disinformation about the Gaza Freedom Flotilla


To cloud this straightforward issue, Israel immediately attempted to control the coverage by kidnapping and holding the human rights activists incommunicado for several days.

Israel also took the activists’ recording devices and videos.

Thus Israel was able to spread its version of events without challenge in the crucially important first few days.

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Fight Breaks Out In Knesset As Members Turn Violent Towards Arab MK Who Took Part In Gaza Flotilla


‘You’re Talking Bollox, Mr Regev’

A Short Primer On Israeli Propaganda For Media Dummies

What were Israel’s excuses for hi-jacking the Free Gaza ships in international waters and imprisoning their passengers after gunning down 9 of them and wounding several more?

  • There is no humanitarian crisis in Gaza, and
  • Israel already allows sufficient humanitarian aid into Gaza so the flotilla was “an armada of hate and violence”, said Israel’s deputy foreign minister.

But according to John Ging, UNWRA director of operations in Gaza, “It’s a struggle to survive [with] the infrastructure and water and sanitation in a state of collapse and all that goes with that…

People are at their wits’ end to understand when all of this will come to an end.”

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