An Optimistic Piece for Dire Times

..."this is precisely the real mission of the Gaza flotillas: While Israel wants to normalize the Gaza siege as it is currently normalizing its Occupation and Apartheid regimes, the solidarity movement has created a counter-discourse that constantly foils Israeli plans.

In other words, whether the boats arrive on the Gaza coast or are hijacked by the Israeli navy, it makes little difference."

Mission Accomplished: Why Solidarity Boats to Gaza Succeed Despite Failing to Break Siege

 Palestinians ride a boat as they take part in a rally to show solidarity with Gaza-bound flotilla Oct. 5, 2016., Reuters

Palestinians ride a boat as they take part in a rally to show solidarity with Gaza-bound flotilla Oct. 5, 2016., Reuters