Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
55 activists injured in clashes in Egypt
01-06-2010, 08:21 AM,
#1
55 activists injured in clashes in Egypt
Quote:Around 55 people have been injured in clashes between Egyptian riot police and Viva Palestina activists at the Egyptian port of El-Arish.

The scuffles broke out after Egypt said it would not allow 59 humanitarian assistance trucks of the Viva Palestina convoy to enter Gaza.

Talks in which a delegation of Turkish lawmakers sought to convince Egyptian officials to change their minds proved fruitless.

The convoy arrived in El-Arish to attempt to break the siege of Gaza.

Earlier, Cairo had said it would only allow 157 members of the Viva Palestina convoy, which is led by British politician George Galloway, to drive to Gaza. However, later the Egyptian government agreed to allow 400 of the group's volunteers entry to the Gaza Strip.

The convoy has over 200 vehicles laden with basic food items and medical supplies.

http://presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=115451&sectionid=351020502
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall. - Che Guevara

Resistance Films Youtube Channel

TriWooOx Podcast
Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
Thumbs Down Israel looted Flotilla, activists say joeblow 0 357 06-12-2010, 12:09 PM
Last Post: joeblow
  IDF: Five Gaza flotilla activists linked to Hamas, Al-Qaida TriWooOx 2 649 06-07-2010, 07:23 PM
Last Post: 52595
  photos that prove Israeli soldiers were attacked by activists when they stormed floti TriWooOx 2 749 06-07-2010, 01:01 PM
Last Post: TriWooOx
Exclamation [PICS] Freedom Flottilla activists murdered by Israeli Soldiers on the way to Gaza joeblow 0 352 06-06-2010, 10:48 AM
Last Post: joeblow
Thumbs Down 'Israelis threw 4 injured into the sea' joeblow 0 375 06-06-2010, 08:24 AM
Last Post: joeblow
  Israeli navy show their faces arresting activists/ night vision footage of raid h3rm35 0 442 06-01-2010, 10:39 PM
Last Post: h3rm35
Information Activists send new boat to challenge Gaza blockade joeblow 0 364 06-01-2010, 07:46 PM
Last Post: joeblow
  Hamas accuses Egypt of poisoning Palestinians in smuggling tunnel TriWooOx 2 608 04-30-2010, 03:57 AM
Last Post: mastermg
  Egypt to seal sea border with Gaza TriWooOx 0 375 02-08-2010, 01:37 AM
Last Post: TriWooOx
  Injured US activist case closed TriWooOx 0 370 01-31-2010, 08:54 PM
Last Post: TriWooOx

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)