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Freedom Flotilla – Sailing to Break the Siege in May-June 2024

The Freedom Flotilla mission “Break the Siege” will sail shortly. We are looking for individuals who are interested in joining the flotilla as participants, media, or medical staff. The goal of the mission is to deliver aid to the people in Gaza, but more importantly to break the illegal and inhumane siege placed on the

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Why Doesn’t the US Air Drop Supplies into Gaza?

Freedom Flotilla Steering Committee member Col. Ann Wright tweeted the following message: “@POTUS @SecBlinken If the Jordanians can air drop supplies into Gaza, why doesn’t the US? the US has 2 aircraft carriers offshore Gaza that could deliver tons of food and water—If YOU would let them save starving Palestinians!!!” The Jordanians have been dropping

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Cardiff / Caerdydd, Wales Welcomes Gaza Freedom Flotilla, July 7-10

A big thank you to Cardiff PSC for greeting Handala so warmly and for organizing the numerous meaningful events! Again, it was a delight to be greeted with flags, cheers and Free Palestine chants as we approached and entered the lock on Cardiff’s barrage. Shortly after our arrival we held multiple interviews, including one television

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Waterford meeting

Waterford Ireland – Freedom Flotilla Events July 5, 2023

Despite a change of plans where Handala was not able to stop in Waterford, local Palestinian solidarity friends organized wonderful events. City council member John Hearne led the events; John had been part of the 2011 Freedom Flotilla crew on the Saoirse, one of two boats that had their propellers and pipes leading to their

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Handala on Caledonian Canal

Scotland – Caledonian Canal: Handala Delayed by Broken Bridge – Freedom Flotilla Undeterred in Our Mission

After crossing Loch Ness and reaching partway through the Caledonian Canal, the Freedom Flotilla boat Handala was delayed in the Laggan Locks area due to a broken swing bridge. This restriction required last-minute changes to our itinerary. “We were looking forward to being in Glasgow and meeting locals who stand for Palestinian human rights. We

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Nakba Commemoration – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

In Rotterdam, two events took place in commemoration of Nakba Day, May 15, 2022. The first was an exhibit entitled: \”Nakba has deep meaning for me.\”  It was held at Verhalenhuis Belvédère; Rechthuislaan 1, 3072 LB Katendrecht, Rotterdam. In the exhibition, artist duo Gil & Moti show their new video work \’…After that no more

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La Rochelle Liberte Gaza Vieu Port

Un Bateau Pour Gaza – La Rochelle, France

Virtual Boat in La Rochelle, France June 1, 2022 Amis de Gaza et de la Palestine, Bonjour ! (Friends of Gaza and Palestine Hello!) ‌AFPS17 (Association France Palestine Solidarité), Peace Movement, Cuba friends, Artisans du Monde, Amnesty International, some political groups, trade unions, and others) made a collaborative information dissemination and action for Palestine. Information

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