VIDEO | Footage smuggled from the Estelle refutes Israel’s claims that attack on civilian boats was peaceful

Posted: March 5, 2013 in News

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Posted March 2, 2013

logo-for-mailing-to-list-300x159Last week, video footage smuggled by the passengers of the Swedish Ship to Gaza, the Estelle, was digitally restored and released.  The video shows how Israeli masked commandos violently attacked and tasered peaceful civilian activists including members of parliament.

Smuggled footage and interviews as shown on Swedish TV4 (with English subtitles).

Jim Manly-Vancouver Airport PC-3 25OCT2012Canadian Jim Manly, former MP and retired United Church minister, was on the Estelle when the ship was hijacked in international waters last October. He was jailed for four days in an Israeli prison.

In its attempt to cover up its actions, Israel always confiscates all media and data storage devices found on the many ships it has attacked over the past years. Those ships’ only crime has been to peacefully challenge Israel’s illegal and inhuman blockade of the tiny Gaza Strip – a blockade, which makes Gaza the world’s largest prison.

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