Lebanese sources tell Al-Hayat that flotilla organizers had not filed for the necessary permits, adding that travel to an Israel-controlled port is illegal.
Tom Usher wrote or added | What does the actual law say? Does it say "Israel-controlled" or "under Israeli occupation" or something else? If it's "occupation," the Israelis claim that technically, they don't occupy Gaza.
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Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker.
Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration.
Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.