Monday, August 9, 2010

And another Big Lie

In addition to the canard of "food insecurity" in Gaza, Reuters continues to push the lie that the Turkish-flagged Mavi Marmara in the flotilla was carrying "aid" for the Palestinians.  We've repeatedly debunked this disinformation each time Reuters republishes it but regrettably, the agency persists:
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the formation of a four-member panel of inquiry last week into the raid at sea in which Israeli commandos killed nine Turkish pro-Palestinian activists after boarding their vessel, which was attempting to bring aid to the Gaza Strip.
Again, there was no aid whatsoever on the Mavi Marmara.  Louis Charbonneau can offer no evidence to the contrary because he is lying.

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