Furkan Dogan was the 19-year-old American fatally shot five times by Israeli commandos aboard the Mavi Marmara headed for Gaza -- without a peep from the Obama administration, which has time to get involved with everything else happening in the world. Dogan was a bright young man with a promising future. But because he was defying Israel and had a Muslim-sounding foreign name, he is apparently unworthy of notice. The congressman in the New York district in which his family lived had no comment.
Read Roger Cohen's op-ed, "The Forgotten American," here.
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Remember Furkan Dogan
Posted by Sheldon Richman at 9:41 AM
Labels: Furkan Dogan, Gaza, Israel, Palestinians
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