Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Framing the Narrative: Israeli Commandos Seizes Videotape and Equipment From Journalists After Deadly Raid

Democracy Now!
With Amy Goodman

"After the Israeli military raided the Gaza aid flotilla and killed nine of the activists on board, they detained almost everyone else–700 activists and journalists, hauled them to the Israeli port of Ashdod and kept them largely out of communication with family, press and lawyers for days. The Israeli government confiscated every recording and communication device it could find–devices containing almost all the recorded evidence of the raid. The Israelis selected, edited and released footage they wanted the world to see. We speak to two veteran reporters who were covering the Gaza Freedom Flotilla for Australia’s Sydney Morning Herald....."

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