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Canadian Boat to Gaza | This new initiative: Gaza's Ark, will build a boat in Gaza, using existing resources. A crew of internationals and Palestinians will sail it out of Gaza carrying Palestinian products.
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Delegates on board the Canadian Boat to Gaza, the Tahrir, shortly before it was intercepted by the Israeli navy.
Canadian Boat to Gaza | London, Ontario activist David Heap, who was on board the Tahrir when it was boarded in international waters, will be speaking in Saskatoon on May 17 and Winnipeg on May 22.
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Karen DeVito on board the Tahrir
Michael Nenonen | Karen DeVito, an activist on the Canadian Boat to Gaza, was arrested in international waters and held in an Israeli prison for trying to break the siege of Gaza.
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Protesters in Toronto, Nov. 4, 2011. Photo: Mick Sweetman
Mick Sweetman | Supporters await word on the crew of the Tahrir, who are currently under arrest in Israel. One electrician at the protest, who worked on the boat just days ago in Turkey, says it was tampered with.
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David Heap and Ehab Latoyef about the Tahrir
David Heap | Canadian activist David Heap writes from an Israeli jail that he was beaten and tasered after refusing to leave the Tahrir as it was taken over by the Israeli navy while en route to Gaza.
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David Heap and Ehab Lotayef | Written just before the Tahrir and its crew were taken into custody by the Israeli navy, the authors explain why this action is the start of many against the blockade of Gaza by Israel.