Saturday 27 December 2014

Israeli commandos raid Gaza aid flotilla

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Derek Graham from Co Mayo officially names the Cargo ship the MV Rachel Corrie before it leaves Dundalk for Gaza. The vessel is believed to have been part of the flotilla that was raided by Israeli commandos. Photo: PA
Palestinian Hamas leader Ismail Haniya delivers a speech at the port of Gaza City on May 29. Photo: Getty Images
Hamas naval policemen, holding Palestinian flags, patrol the sea off the coast of Gaza City on May 30 in preparation for the arrival of the so-called 'Freedom Flotilla'. Photo: Getty Images
Palestinian girls dance during a ceremony at the port of Gaza City on May 30. Photo: Getty Images
Palestinians waving national flags waited aboard fishing boats to greet the Flotilla. Photo: Getty Images
Turkish and international activists speak to a television reporter shortly before Israeli warships allegedly attacked several ships carrying pro-Palestinian activists and aid bound for Gaza. Photo: PA
A pro-Palestinian activist is evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem after Israeli navy seals stormed the flotilla. Photo: Getty Images
After the Israeli raid Palestinians carry a mock body, draped in Turkish and Palestinian flags, during a protest in Gaza. Photo: Getty Images
An Israeli army vessel escorts one of the boats from the Gaza-bound aid flotilla in the southern Israeli port of Ashdod. Photo: Getty Images
Israeli troops stand aboard a cargo ship that was part of the flotilla off the port of Ashdod. Photo: Getty Images
Foreign peace activists and left-wing Israelis protest near the southern Israeli port of Ashdod. Photo: Getty Images
An Israeli soldier takes position with his finger on the trigger during a demonstration by Palestinian protesters and foreign peace activists at the Qalandia checkpoint near Ramallah. Photo: Getty Images
Palestinian youths throw stones at Israeli soldiers at the Qalandia checkpoint near Ramallah. Photo: Getty Images
A Palestinian boy flashes the victory sign and holds flowers as he swims near the port of Gaza City. Photo: Getty Images

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