cc Cynthia McKinney, human rights advocate and former US congresswoman was arrested and forcibly abducted to Israel, while attempting to take humanitarian and reconstruction supplies to Gaza on 30 June. Speaking from the jail in which she and other activists were detained until July 5, McKinney said she wants 'the people of the world to see how we have been treated just because we wanted to deliver humanitarian assistance to the people of Gaza.' Questioning how she could be imprisoned 'for collecting crayons to kids', McKinney added that 'if Israel fears for its security because Gaza's children have crayons then not only has Israel lost its last shred of legitimacy, but Israel must be declared a failed state'.
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* Cynthia McKinney is a former US Congresswoman, Green Party presidential candidate, and an advocate for human rights and social justice.
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