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MIL-Evening Report: Mission accomplished: Why ‘blockade buster’ boats to Gaza still succeed

By   /  August 15, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, Anti-apartheid, Apartheid regimes, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Kia Ora Gaza, Mike Treen, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Roger Fowler  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Mission accomplished: Why ‘blockade buster’ boats to Gaza still succeed

ANALYSIS: By Ramzy Baroud, recently in New Zealand When Mike Treen, the national director of the Unite Union in New Zealand, arrived at the airport in Auckland earlier this month, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the terminal with Palestinian flags and flowers. They hugged him, chanted for Palestinian freedom and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Palestine, perpetually short of electricity, turns to solar

By   /  August 10, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Gaza, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Massader, Middle East, Mideast, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Palestinian Investment Fund, solar, Southern Gaza Desalination Plant, West Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Palestine, perpetually short of electricity, turns to solar

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: From orderly rows of solar panels in a field in the West Bank to the chaotic rooftops of Gaza, Palestinians are hoping that harnessing the energy of the sun can reduce their dependence on Israel for electricity. The West Bank only gets around three-quarters of the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Norwegian human rights activists call for action over Israeli ‘capture’ of ship

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, English, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Justice, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Non-violence, Norway, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peace and justice, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Norwegian human rights activists call for action over Israeli ‘capture’ of ship

Norwegian citizen Jan Petter Hammervold, 74, makes a ship-recorded plea before being seized by Israeli forces. He was ship’s cook on board Al Awda (The Return), is a board member of Ship to Gaza Norway and author of the book Fiskerne I Gaza (Gaza Fishers), about the 2018 Freedom Flotilla. New Zealander Mike Treen was […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Dr Swee Ang: We can’t accept this – speak up against Israeli brutality

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  Analysis, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Atrocities, Doctors, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Indigenous, Justice, Kia Ora Gaza, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Dr Swee Ang: We can’t accept this – speak up against Israeli brutality

Dr Swee Ang’s “SOS” call broadcast from the Al Awda as the boat was being hijacked in international waters last week. (Poor quality audio – click on the “subtitles” icon). Video: Freedom Flotilla Coalition Dr Swee Ang, doctor on board Al Awda, reports on the events from July 29 when Israeli navy commandos stormed the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Tasered, beaten, handcuffed but Mike Treen says ‘I would do it all again’

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Human Rights, Justice, Kia Ora Gaza, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Tasered, beaten, handcuffed but Mike Treen says ‘I would do it all again’

Unite Union leader Mike Treen (second from right), Kia Ora Gaza spokesperson Roger Fowler and Palestinian human rights supporters Billy Hania and Heidi Jia at Auckland International Airport today. Image: Rahul Bhattarai/PMC By Rahul Bhattarai in Auckland Unite Union national director Mike Treen arrived in Auckland today and told of his brutal experience at the […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Deported Freedom Flotilla activist Mike Treen on way back to NZ

By   /  August 2, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Free Palestine, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palestine, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Deported Freedom Flotilla activist Mike Treen on way back to NZ

Detained and deported unionist Mike Treen (right) with Kia Ora Gaza’s Roger Fowler in a file photo. Image: Kia Ora Gaza Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Unite union leader Mike Treen, seized and detained by Israeli security forces last weekend along with other human rights campaigners bound for Gaza on board the fishing boat Al Awda, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Freedom Flotilla leader condemns Israeli brutality – Treen in jail

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Kia Ora Gaza, MIL OSI, Military, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Freedom Flotilla leader condemns Israeli brutality – Treen in jail

The Al Jazeera interview about the Israeli “hijacking” of the Freedom Flotilla in international waters on Sunday. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Freedom Flotilla Coalition spokesperson David Heap has accused Israeli forces of brutally attacking the international campaigners on board the Al Awda (The Return) fishing boat trying to breach the illegal blockade of Gaza Strip […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Plea for help from NZ protester on board ‘hijacked’ Gaza peace boat

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Kia Ora Gaza, Medical aid, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Plea for help from NZ protester on board ‘hijacked’ Gaza peace boat

Mike Treen’s message via YouTube. (Distorted audio – click on subtitles). Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealander Mike Treen, national director of the Unite Union and a veteran human rights defender, has made a dramatic plea for help from on board the international Freedom Flotilla to Gaza flagship Al Awda (The Return). He pre-recorded this […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Why we’re protesting over Gaza’, Swedish feminist, flotilla skipper tell

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Justice, MIL OSI, Multimedia, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security, Television  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Why we’re protesting over Gaza’, Swedish feminist, flotilla skipper tell

Dimitri Lascaris Reporting From the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Video: The Real News Pacific Media Centre Newdesk Real News reporter Dimitri Lascaris on board the Al Awda (The Return) continues his “freedom” series by talking to a candidate of Sweden’s Feminist Party and one of the flotilla’s boat captains about their participation in the effort to […]

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MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Freedom Flotilla: A predictable end to an unpredictable journey?

By   /  July 29, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, Featured, Gaza, Gaza blockade, Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Global, Human Rights, Israel, Israeli occupation, MIL OSI, New Matilda, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: 2018 Freedom Flotilla: A predictable end to an unpredictable journey?

By Chris Graham on board the Al Awda If you’re an optimist, then I’m about 24 hours from Gaza. If you’re a pessimist, then I’m about 24 hours from witnessing a violent raid by the Israeli Defence Force on the Al Awda, the lead boat in the 2018 Freedom Flotilla which is aiming to break […]

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