dinsdag 3 mei 2011

To Shoot An Elephant

Gaza Strip has been under siege since June 2007, when Israel declared it an "enemy entity". A group of international activists organized a  siege-breaking movement, the Free Gaza movement.

Thanks to their  efforts, and despite the Israeli ban on foreign correspondents and  humanitarian aid workers to cover and witness operation "Cast Lead" on  the ground, a group of international volunteers: self organised members  of the International Solidarity Movement were present in Gaza when the  bombing started on December, 27th 2009.

Together with two international  correspondents from Al Jazeera International (Ayman Mohyeldin and  Sherine Tadros), they were the only foreigners who managed to write,  film and report for several radio stations what was happening inside the  besieged Palestinian strip. Read more.

(Includes images of the recently killed Vittorio Arrigoni)