For Immediate Release
Human Rights Group Condemns Israel’s Seizure of Flotilla to Gaza
WASHINGTON - Today, amidst reports that the Israeli navy has intercepted the Freedom Waves Flotilla in international waters and boarded two boats attempting to deliver humanitarian aid to Gaza, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) issued the following statement, condemning Israel’s actions:
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