Posts Tagged ‘fisherman’

The Greek Fisherman in Iceland who Never Forgot his Native Land

George Alevras in Iceland. Greek Reporter Illustration George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his success in Iceland’s largest economic sector, Alevras would like to return back home to his native Greece. How did a Greek fisherman end […]

Mexican Fisherman Killed in Boat Crash with U.S. Environmental Activists

A Mexican fisherman died and another one was seriously injured after their boat crashed with a ship of environmental activists. The activists were trying to stop illegal fishing in the Sea of Cortez, off the coast of Baja California. Mexico’s Navy rescued the fishermen and airlifted them to local hospitals. The boat crash took place […]

18-year-old fisherman killed by Israeli forces off the coast of Gaza

GAZA CITY – On the sunny and warm afternoon on February 25th a crew of fishermen set out to sea to switch shifts with their younger team who had the task of preparing their boat for a night of fishing. 18-year-old fisherman Ismail Saleh Abu Riyala was preparing the boat along with Mahmoud Adel Abu […]

Shark attacks fisherman at lagoon in Samoa

     A young man from the village of Nofoali’i has survived a shark attack which has left villagers deeply disturbed. The young man was fishing in the lagoon on Friday afternoon when he was attacked, villagers told the Sunday Samoan yesterday. It was not possible to get a comment from the family of the man […]

Saudi Arabia Fires On Iranian Boats, Killing Fisherman

Saudi coastguards have opened fire on Iranian fishing boats in the Gulf, killing a fisherman on Saturday, says Iranian interior ministry official. Middle East Eye reports: “Two fishing boats were in the Persian Gulf and strayed due to high waves. The Saudi coastguard say the boats entered Saudi waters and killed one of the fishermen,” Majid […]

Gaza’s Territorial Waters: Fisherman Mohammed Baker Killed by Israeli Naval Forces

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Gaza fisherman is second killed by Israel this year

Maureen Clare Murphy Rights and Accountability 16 May 2017 Muhammad Majid Bakr A Palestinian fisherman died hours after he was shot and injured by Israeli naval forces off the coast of northern Gaza on Monday morning. Muhammad Majid Baker, 28, was fishing with his brother when he was shot in the chest. Umran Majid Fadil […]

Historic high: 11.4 million Americans spend half their income on rent

     Comment: While bankers and elites count their millions… The cost-burden for renters is at a historic high, a Harvard University housing report found. Over six years, the number of Americans paying half their salary on rent has grown from 2.1 million to 11.4 million. Median rent is now $1,381 per month. The report provides […]

Explosion destroys building facade in Belgium – cause unclear

     A powerful explosion has rocked a building in the Belgian town of Verviers, almost completely destroying its facade, local media report. It is not yet clear what caused the blast and if there have been any casualties. Witnesses have posted numerous photos on Twitter, which showed three floors of the building had been damaged. […]

MSNBC Apologizes After Accidentally Telling the Truth About Israel

From: theantimedia.org Earlier this month, MSNBC aired a well-known, but controversial graphic that illustrates how Israel has taken over Palestine as the occupation of the region has grown over time. The graphic, which appeared during an Oct. 15 discussion between MSNBC anchor Kate Snow and Martin Fletcher, a Middle East correspondent, […]

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