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International Maritime Organization
Shipping is perhaps the most international of the world's industries, serving more than 90 percent of global trade by carrying huge quantities of cargo cost effectively, cleanly and safely. The ownership and management chain surr...
World Customs Organization
The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognized as the voice of the global Customs community. It is p...

News Releases

Call from Gaza for Global Response to Killings on the Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
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We Gaza based Palestinian Civil Society Organizations and International activists call on the international community and civil society to pressure their governments and Israel to cease the abductions...
IFJ Condemns Gaza Attack and Demands International Inquiry after Reports of Media Casualties
2010-05-31
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists today reacted with shock at the news of the brutal attacks on civilians, including journalists, by Israeli forces in the assault on a flotilla that yesterda...
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports 2 Human Rights advocates to Canada
2015-07-02
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, who were on board the Freedom Flotilla III boat Marianne, headed towards Gaza when it was seized by Israeli forces early Monday morning, are returning t...
Jewish group condemns Israeli attack on Gaza Freedom Flotilla
2010-05-31
Independent Jewish Voices
Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) has expressed shock and outrage in response to the deaths and injuries of participants in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla at the hands of the Israeli navy.
Release of Al Jazeera journalists held by Israelis
2009-07-07
Reporters without Borders
The two Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested on 30 June have been released from Ramleh prison, on the outskirts of Tel Aviv.
United Nations Joint Statement
2010-05-31
Joint Statement of Robert Serry, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency.
We are NOT the 'Story', It's Not Just Our 21 Kidnapped Passengers
2009-07-01
FreeGaza
On June 30th 2009 Israeli Occupation Forces forcibly boarded the Free Gaza boat, SPIRIT OF HUMANITY, and kidnapped 21 human rights workers and journalists who were on their way to deliver much needed ...

Sources Select Resources

Gimme the Loot
Mueller, Gavin
Article
2012
Jacobin Magazine
Once the heroes of nations, pirates went from being state-sponsored champions to tolerated annoyances to the basest sort of criminals. Henry Morgan was knighted after plundering Panama in 1674; fifty ...
The Hijacking of the Marianne by "The Pirates of the Mediterranean"
Arbuthnot, Felicity
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
In the early hours of the morning (local time) of June 29th, three Israeli Navy ships intercepted and hijacked a Swedish flagged ship, the Marianne av Göteborg on route to Gaza in the State of Palesti...
The internet's cyber radicals: heroes of the web changing the world
A generation of political activists have been transformed by new tools developed on the internet.
Krotoski, Aleks
Article
2010
The Guardian
Internet activists speak about censorship, the democratising impact of open source technology, and the importance of oportunities for anonimity in a post 9-11 world.
Israel Continues to Cripple Gaza with its Sea Blockade
Littlewood, Stuart
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
The Jerusalem Post reports that the Swedish boat Marianne with 18 passengers has been "interdicted" by Israeli commandos 85 miles from the Gaza coast and towed to Ashdod. The three other vessels in th...
Israel seizes Flotilla ship to Gaza and deports 2 Human Rights advocates to Canada
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
Two Canadians, Robert Lovelace and Kevin Neish, who were on board the Freedom Flotilla III boat Marianne, headed towards Gaza when it was seized by Israeli forces early Monday morning, are returning t...
Richard O'Dwyer: living with the threat of extradition
Student who set up website posting links to TV and film content fears being used as a guinea pig by Hollywood giants
Ball, James
Article
2012
The Guardian
Richard O'Dwyer's web-linking site would place him at the heart of the titanic running battle between the Hollywood giants – struggling to keep their beleaguered business model intact in the online er...
Senegal's fishing community will act on foreign fleets if government doesn't
Senegal's fisherman blame foreign trawlers for taking their catch
Vidal, John
Article
2012
The Guardian
Annual catches by local fishermen in Senegal are down seventy-five percent from catches ten years ago, resulting in hunger and economic instability. Community leaders in Senegal are warning developed ...
The Truth Behind The Israeli Propaganda
Fisk, Robert
Article
2010
The amazing thing in all this is that so many Western journalists - and I'm including the BBC's pusillanimous coverage of the Gaza aid ships - are writing like Israeli journalists, while many Israeli ...

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