May 31, 2010
Israel has attacked the flotilla of ships bearing aid and goodwill for the besieged people of Gaza. Reports vary as to how many have been killed. BBC says two, the Telegraph says 16 and when I started writing this the Guardian and the Independent had said nothing. The Guardian now has the attack on the flotilla as top issue on its site, typically reporting what the Israeli foreign ministry says before going on to set out what the Free Gaza Movement had to say: In addition to the Israeli foreign ministry statement, zionists are already beginning to infest the comment space below the Guardian article.