I believe increased international attention has been drawn to Israel’s inhumane siege of Gaza and that there will be more pressure on Israel to ease the blockade. This is part of an overall snowball effect to Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories in general following campaigning by grassroots activists. This in turn has led to political involvement on an international and diplomatic level.
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
from IPS news service. The article features an interview with the leader of the Free Gaza flotilla. She demonstrates how people power is powerful. We cannot rely on governments to bring peace and justice.