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If Israel attacks, we won’t resist, says Nobel peace laureate on board Gaza-bound aid ship ‘Rachel Corrie’

Posted By admin On June 4, 2010 @ 9:09 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
Friday, June 4, 2010

The Irish Nobel Peace Prize laureate on an aid ship heading to Gaza says the activists on board will not resist Israeli soldiers if they board the vessel.

Mairead McGuire said this afternoon the 1,200-ton Rachel Corrie is 134 miles off the Gaza coast and is expected to reach Israel’s 20-mile exclusion zone Saturday morning.

She said the mission aims to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza, which is under a three-year-old Israeli blockade. Israel has vowed the ship will not reach land.

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McGuire said the activists are prepared to be arrested and taken to Israel if Israeli soldiers board the boat.

The Irish-flagged ship’s attempt to break the Gaza blockade comes four days after an Israeli commando raid on a larger aid flotilla left nine activists dead.

The attack sparked outrage around the world.

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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1283977/Gaza-raid-Rachel-Corrie-reach-Israel-blockade-today.html

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[3] Israeli forces board the Rachel Corrie: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israeli-forces-board-the-rachel-corrie.html

[4] Israel gives Gaza-bound ship midnight ultimatum: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-gives-gaza-bound-ship-midnight-ultimatum.html

[5] Israel can’t be trusted to probe Gaza flotilla raid, say Rachel Corrie’s parents: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-cant-be-trusted-to-probe-gaza-flotilla-raid-say-rachel-corries-parents.html

[6] Israel Navy intercepts Gaza-bound aid vessels; no injuries reported: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-navy-intercepts-gaza-bound-aid-vessels-no-injuries-reported.html

[7] BREAKING NEWS: Israel Attacks Humanitarian Ship to Gaza in International Waters: http://www.prisonplanet.com/breaking-news-israel-attacks-humanitarian-ship-to-gaza-in-international-waters.html

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