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Gaza Under Illegal Attack AgainKen O'Keefe Salem-News.com
Israel continually, immorally and illegally, attacks and kills the oppressed Palestinians of Gaza. They are firing again right now.
(GAZA STRIP) - Our correspondent Ken O'Keefe is has been in Gaza for several weeks after successfully making entry following the bizarre high seas event involving the Greek freighter Strofades IV, that took place during an attempt to move an overland relief convoy of vehicles traveling as part of 'The Road to Hope Convoy'.
Ken's most recent video report from Gaza was filed last night; (Almost 100 Gaza Laborers Shot this Year for Collecting Rocks - Ken O'Keefe and Noor Ahmed Harazeen Salem-News.com).
It features a candid look at the extremely difficult life for residents of Gaza who are living just slightly better than Jews did during the Holocaust. In this case we learn how one of the few remaining jobs in Gaza is collecting rocks for the construction of roads. Israel recently deemed the rock collecting 'illegal' and has shot 97 Gazans for doing it since May. 22 have been shot in the last 23 days.
23 days ago Ken and a group of activists were shot at by Israeli soldiers in guard towers that line the Gaza strip, interspersed between the massive sections of wall that grasp Gaza with a terrible feeling of oppression and isolation.
Ken dispatched these words:
Ken O'Keefe is a former U.S. Marine who served in the 1991 Gulf War and subsequently spoke out about the use of depleted uranium as a "crime against humanity" and the US military using soldiers as "human guinea pigs" with experimental drugs that were directly linked to Gulf War syndrome. He is also a social entrepreneur utilizing direct action marine conservation, he is more widely known for leading the human shield action to Iraq and as a survivor of the Israeli attack on the MV Mavi Marmara in which he participated in "defending the ship" and "disarming two Israeli Commandos". On January 7, 2004, O'Keefe burned his US passport in protest of "American Imperialism" and called for US troops to immediately withdrawal from Iraq. He replaced his US passport with a "World Passport", subsequently proclaiming himself a "Citizen of the World" with “ultimate allegiance to my entire human family and to planet Earth." Ken is also legal citizen of Ireland and Palestine citizenship. Read Ken O'Keefe's Biography, you can also visit Ken's Ken's Website alohapalestine.com
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