27.06.2011 25.Siwan, 5771
Gaza-bound: Why exactly would a 70-year-old need this?
SOMEWHERE IN GREECE – We're in the lecture hall in which the people sailing on the Tahrir, the Canadian ship taking part in the Gaza-bound flotilla, are being briefed.
The Tahrir passengers are asked to decide: "Where would you prefer to be when the [Israeli] commandos commandeer the ship?"
Based on the experience of previous Gaza-bound boats, with the exception of the Mavi Marmara, the lecturer presents the options. "On deck you will be exposed to a few minutes of physical violence from the soldiers that will feel like a few hours," he says….