Some 40 protesters gathered outside the U.S. Courthouse in Tacoma this afternoon to condemn an Israeli raid on a flotilla of humanitarian aid for Gaza.
They carried signs reading “Violence Begets Violence,” “END CRUEL BLOCKADE,” “Hold Israel Accountable to International Law” and bearing similar messages.
The Tacoma protesters joined groups around the world in their condemnation of Israel for its commando raid on a flotilla trying to break the blockade of Gaza and send in aid.
At least nine people were killed in the attack, which occurred in international waters, according to wire service reports.
The group of protesters in …