We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
01 Jun 2010 14:27 GMT
Thousands of people around the world have held a second day of protests against a deadly Israeli raid on a convoy of aid ships headed to Gaza [AFP]
Demonstrators, such as these activists in Lebanon, have denounced the attack, which left at least 10 people dead [AFP]
Protests have been held across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia and the Middle East [AFP]
World leaders and the United Nations have condemned Monday(***)s attack, with Turkey, which is believed to have suffered losses, calling for Israel to be "punished" [AFP]
Demonstrations against the action began on Monday, shortly after news of the raid emerged [Reuters]
In Jakarta, Indonesia, activists demonstrated in front of the US embassy over the attack [EPA]
Jordanian protesters shouted anti-Israeli slogans in Amman, the nation(***)s capital. The information minister called the raid a (***)heinous crime(***) [EPA]
Israelis also held protests on the beach at Ashdod port, calling the military action against the Freedom Flotilla an act of piracy [EPA]
Thousands of people took to the streets in Istanbul, Turkey, with many attempting to storm the Israeli consulate [Reuters]
Palestinian refugees and Lebanese leftist groups rallied in front of the UN building in Beirut [EPA]
Egyptians added their voice to mounting condemnation of the attack, which saw Israeli commandos board six ships heading to Gaza [EPA]
Demonstrations also occurred in the Palestinian territories, such as this one in Ramallah in the West Bank [EPA]
Pro-Palestinian campaigners marching in London spoke of their fears about the fate of British citizens aboard the flotilla [Jaqueline Head]
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
Americans' passports could be seized if they owe more than $50,000 in taxes, but could this law be unfairly applied?
Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France