Following is information from the Arab media about some of the flotilla participants. It should be noted that many of these were from the Muslim Brotherhood across the Muslim world:
The Egyptian flotilla delegation included two members of the Muslim Brotherhood bloc in the Egyptian parliament: Muhammad Al-Baltaji and Hazem Farouq.
Al-Baltaji, who is deputy secretary-general of the Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc in Egypt, said at a March 2010 conference, “A nation that excels at dying will be blessed by Allah with a life of dignity and with eternal paradise.” He also said that his movement “will never recognize Israel and will never abandon the resistance,” and that “resistance is the only road map that can save Jerusalem, restore the Arab honor, and prevent Palestine from becoming a second Andalusia.Â More from MEMRI
Shillary Climan: Condemn First, Ask Questions Later!
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“Martyrdom most important”
Sydney University offers protest degrees
An online discussion group by organisers investigated by The Daily Telegraph reveals the group plans to blockade Rockhampton airport on Sunday, July 12 and other direct action.
An existing manual circulated among members promotes the use of techniques such as tunnelling, occupying buildings and throwing pies. Daily Telegraph
“At this time, Israel is located at a frontal outpost, where it fights the war of the enlightened, liberal, pluralist, open, and democratic world – in the huge struggle against the Islamic forces that threaten to take over the world and subjugate it to their green flag.” That is indeed what this is all about. And as Western leaders swallow whole the Palestinian jihadis’ propaganda narrative, they abet the West’s headlong rush to suicide. “A war for world’s future: Battle isn’t about Gaza, but rather, about radical Islam vs. liberal West,” by Mordechai Kedar forÂ YNet News, May 31/Jihad Watch
The Lynching of Israel
by Phyllis Chesler
Once, Jews were persecuted because they had no ancestral home â€” and no army, navy, or air force. Now, Jews, both in Israel and around the world, are persecuted precisely because they have an ancestral home which dares to defend its citizens from deadly harm. This Jew-hatred refuses to die. And, Jewish-American, Jewish-European, and Israeli leaders have refused to recognize that the contemporary war against the Jews is bigger, and the consequences graver, than ever before in history, and that this war is primarily being foughtâ€”and won or lost â€” through propaganda and the manipulation of ideas. Leftist progressives and journalists in the West have joined forces with Islamists, and with the United Nations and human rights groups in propagating Big Lies against the small Jewish state.