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December 30, 2008

Cynthia McKinney says the aid ship she was on was rammed by an Israeli warship

Click here to watch video of Former Rep Cynthia Mckinney

Former Rep. Cynthia McKinney says the aid ship she was on was rammed by an Israeli warship, an allegation Israel denies.

An Israeli patrol boat struck a boat carrying medical volunteers and supplies to Gaza early Tuesday as it attempted to intercept the vessel in the Mediterranean Sea, witnesses and Israeli officials said.

The Dignity was carrying crew and 16 passengers -- physicians from Britain, Germany and Cyprus and human rights activists, including former U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney -- who were trying to reach Gaza through an Israeli blockade of the territory. Continue reading here


Dr. President said...

There's something about the look in McKinney's eyes that doesn't look right. lol

Divalocity said...

Cynthia is a brave soul who felt that she must do the right thing even it meant risking her own life. I can say that they don't make leaders like her anymore.

We are so busy being caught up by our differences where we forget the human boundaries which should unite us but instead focusing solely on everything that we let divide us.

Have we forgotten about the children of Gaza? Have we forgot the sick of Gaza who are being denied basic medical supplies by Israel? Or does that not matter because they are considered the perceived enemy?

Beauty Is Diverse said...

I want the Isralie troops out of Gaza. I can't imagine what the children have to deal with hearing bombs explode.

And your very correct Cynthia is a very brave soul.


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