05 July 2009

Mairead Maguire Interviewed by Al Jazeera

Mairead Corrigan-Maguire talks to Al Jazeera from Israeli jail - July 4, 2009

Mary Maguire Speaks from Israeli Jail
By Juan Cole / July 5, 2009

Aljazeera English reports on the activists abducted by Israel as they attempted to deliver food and other civilian aid to Gaza, which is under a debilitating blockade by Israel.

This site explains the dire character of the Palestinians' straits.

A reader asked what would happen if someone tried to get food aid to Cuba. That person unwittingly underlined how extreme Israel's policies are, since Russia and others routinely ship food aid to Cuba despite the US embargo.

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