Monday, June 7, 2010


Yes, I’m back in Denver. For those of you who have asked if I’m OK—physically, yes, but the rest is more complicated, of course. My heart is especially with those who remain in the land, working for change. The lives of peace activists who want to change their country’s policies are truly in danger. We met with many of these courageous people. Israel’s government sees peacemaking as the greatest threat to their existence.

It looks to me like there has not been much news in the US from the peace activists who were killed aboard the Turkish ship, Mavi Marmara. To read about the event from the perspective of the participants in the Free Gaza flotilla, please read their press release describing what happened:

A report from The Guardian newspaper illustrates the way many in the Israeli leadership, as well as ordinary citizens, view the deaths of the Mavi Marmara victims:

Especially important: Please read who these victims were:

Below is a photo of Turkish passengers attending to wounded IDF soldiers who attacked their ship. You can see more:

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