Some other people on the flotilla...
Nice guys, eh???
Bishop Hilarion Capucci
Aboard the Mavi Marmara
No known affiliations
Convicted and imprisoned in the 1970s for smuggling weapons from Lebanon to the PLO
An article in The Daily Telegraph from 2009 described him as a ‘veteran Palestinian rights campaigner’, without mentioning his conviction
Deputy secretary-general, Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary bloc
‘[We] will never recognize Israel and will never abandon the resistance’
Sheikh Jalal Al-Sharqi
Head of the Association of Islamic Scholars in the GCC Countries
Signed a clerics' petition calling to acknowledge Hamas's legitimacy, and to not prevent it from obtaining weapons.
General guide of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan from 2006 to 2008
‘We see Hamas movement in Palestine as standing at the head of the project of the Arab and Islamic liberation for which the Muslim Brotherhood calls... The Muslim Brotherhood supports Hamas and every Arab resistance movement in the region that works for liberation.’
Yemeni MP for Muslim Brotherhood-linked Al-Islah party
Critisised plans to de-radicalise captured Al-Qaeda members:
‘We cannot tell militants 'don't terrorize Americans' or 'don't attack their interests.' Those who plant hatred will harvest hatred.’