Gates of Vienna NewsFeed 8/7/2010

Gates of Vienna News Feed 8/7/2010Eight foreign aid workers in Afghanistan — all of them ophthalmologists — were lined up and shot by the Taliban. Despite being warned of the danger, the doctors had decided to enter a forest that was a known haunt of the Taliban, thinking that their profession would keep them from harm. The dead men are reportedly Germans and Americans.

In other news, a new “aid” flotilla that aims to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza is scheduled to set sail from Lebanon this weekend. One of the two ships in the flotilla is crewed entirely by women.

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