Roger Benham, a street medic active in the anti-capitalist movement, responded to a call for medical assistance in Palestine. He spent over a month in the region offering what assistance he was able to the people of Palestine. Roger was fortunate to have the opportunity to talk to people directly, both Palestinians and Israelis, about real life during the current crisis what their hopes for peace entail.
Palestinian activist Jaoudat Abouazza was detained in Boston May 30 on the pretext of minor traffic violations. He was held and interrogated at least seven times in one weekend by the FBI. During this time Abouazza wasn't given access to a lawyer. He was moved to Immigration and Naturalization Service custody on June 4.