Category: News

  • Sailing For the Children of Gaza

    Sailing For the Children of Gaza

    After the global pandemic pause, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition is now set to resume our sailing to challenge the illegal, immoral and inhuman blockade of Gaza. We met in London between 4-6 November with representatives of our member campaigns from different countries (Norway, Malaysia, US, Sweden, Canada, France, New Zealand, Turkey and the International Committee […]

  • Barbara Briggs-Letson PRESENTE!

    Barbara Briggs-Letson PRESENTE!

    Gaza Freedom Flotilla supporter and participant, 88-year-old Barbara Briggs-Letson passed on August 17 with her family and friends by her side. Barbara had a long history with the Gaza Freedom Flotilla. She was a key ground crew member in 2011 with the #US Boat to Gaza Audacity of Hope in Athens. In 2016, she was […]

  • FFC Ambulance in Service in Gaza

    FFC Ambulance in Service in Gaza

    Article in The Palestine Chronicle describing the result of contributions by Freedom Flotilla Coalition members to alleviate medical transport needs in Gaza.

  • Freedom Flotilla-sponsored ambulance serving disabled patients in Gaza

    The #ambulance sponsored by Freedom Flotilla Coalition campaigns on the international Miles of Smiles solidarity #convoy, is now busy serving the needs of disabled patients in Gaza. The specially fitted ambulance has been assigned to the Outreach program of the Benevolent Society for Disabled People to transport patients to and from rehabilitation and medical services […]

  • New Ambulances Arrive in Gaza!

    New Ambulances Arrive in Gaza!

    Thanks to Freedom Flotilla Coalition member Kia Ora Gaza out of New Zealand who have been leading the FFC support on this ambulance project. They report: Soon after the ‘Peace Train’ solidarity convoy of 27 ambulances broke through the siege and rolled in to Gaza yesterday, convoy representative Abdullah Al-Hajjar from ‘Miles of Smiles’ partner, […]

  • The Ambulances Are Gaza-Bound!

    The Ambulances Are Gaza-Bound!

    27 new and fully-equipped ambulances have been loaded on trailers and are traveling through the Sinai towards Gaza. These ambulances, headed to bomb-ravaged Gaza from Egypt, are part of an international solidarity mission to help resurrect the besieged enclave’s health services devastated by Israel’s siege and recurring brutal bombardments.

  • The May 2021 Massacre

    The May 2021 Massacre

    See coverage most Western media don’t show us on what happened in May 2021. This Al Jazeera program entitled “60-Minute Warning” provides both context and details of what was destroyed by Israeli forces in Gaza.  

  • Health Crisis in Gaza-Exclusive Interview

    Health Crisis in Gaza-Exclusive Interview

    VIDEO: An exclusive interview with Dr Medhat Abbas, spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, on 18 August 2021. Dr Abbas describes the current health crisis facing Gaza in the aftermath of Israel’s devastating 11-day bombardment in May, and their crippling 15 year siege, plus the Covid pandemic. Interviewer: Gaza journalist Wafaa Aludaini for Kia Ora […]

  • Australian FFC Member Interview

    Australian FFC Member Interview

    Interview with James Godfrey on Solidarity with Palestine & much more. James Godfrey, from Gaza Freedom Flotilla Australia, discusses being part of the struggle for Palestinian liberation and justice, solidarity, and details about previous flotilla efforts. PressCast Interview with James Godfrey

  • The Humanitarian Disaster in Gaza Requires Ending the Blockade

    The Humanitarian Disaster in Gaza Requires Ending the Blockade

    The Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC), consisting of 12 international partner campaigns, expresses its profound sadness regarding the current humanitarian crisis in Gaza and our outrage at its political causes. In 2012, the UN declared that the Gaza Strip would be uninhabitable by 2020. One year later and once again, Israel has led another brutal aerial, […]

  • Honrando la memoria de Mary Hughes Thompson

    Honrando la memoria de Mary Hughes Thompson

    Mary Hughes Thompson y Vittorio Arrigoni, 2008 La Coalición de la Flotilla de la Libertad lamenta el fallecimiento y celebra la vida de la gran activista palestina Mary Hughes Thompson. Mary fue una de las cofundadoras del Free Gaza Movement que creó, coordinó y organizó los únicos barcos que han roto el bloqueo naval israelí […]

  • UN General Assembly Reaffirms Palestinian Sovereignty

    UN General Assembly Reaffirms Palestinian Sovereignty

    On December 3, 2020, the UN General Assembly passed resolution 75/236 entitled: “Permanent sovereignty of the Palestinian people in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and of the Arab population in the occupied Syrian Golan over their natural resources.” The resolution passed with 153 countries voting in favor, 6 against, and 17 abstaining.  The […]

  • Es el momento de la justicia para Palestina

    Es el momento de la justicia para Palestina

    *Raji Sourani director del Centro Palestino de Derechos Humanos en Gaza y Abogado Principal y Representante de las Víctimas ante la Corte Penal Internacional. La fiscal de la Corte Penal Internacional (CPI), Fatou Bensouda, tardó cinco años en terminar su investigación preliminar acerca de la situación en Palestina, en la cual concluyó que existe «una base razonable» […]

  • The Future of the Children of the West Bank is the Present of the Children of Gaza

    The Future of the Children of the West Bank is the Present of the Children of Gaza

    In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the Israeli attack on the Mavi Marmara a group of Israeli and Palestinian activists conducted a webinar calling for the immediate and complete lifting of the illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip. The full event can be seen here. The participants included members of the Knesset Aida Touma […]

  • Thank you for the endorsement…

    We appreciate the endorsement of the new prime minister of Israel, Naftali Bennett, and his concern over how the Gaza Freedom Flotilla is portrayed in the media. (Historical interview)

  • Tras dos años, los suministros aún no se han entregado y los barcos de la Flotilla de la Libertad en negligente abandono

    Tras dos años, los suministros aún no se han entregado y los barcos de la Flotilla de la Libertad en negligente abandono

    El 29 de julio y el 3 de agosto de 2018, dos barcos de la Flotilla de la Libertad que se dirigían pacíficamente a Gaza para desafiar el ilegal bloqueo israelí fueron atacados y secuestrados por la Marina de las Fuerzas de Ocupación Israelíes (IOF en inglés) en aguas internacionales. Algunos participantes a bordo de Al Awda […]

  • Sailing again against the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza

    Sailing again against the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza

    The next #Freedom Flotilla to Gaza (For the Children of Gaza) has been postponed due to the #Coronavirus (#Covid19) pandemic. We will sail again when the ongoing global health restrictions on travel and public gatherings permit, making it safe and practical for our campaigns to visit ports. We had initially planned to sail to and […]

  • Eventos en línea de la Flotilla durante mayo de 2020

    Eventos en línea de la Flotilla durante mayo de 2020

    27 mayo: GAZA, 13 AÑOS DE BLOQUEO: MAVI MARMARA, 10º ANIVERSARIO. Organizado por Rumbo a Gaza. PARTICIPAN: Director de la película documental  “FUEGO SOBRE EL MÁRMARA”, pasajeros y testigos del asalto al Mavi Mármara. 18h. CEST / Madrid; 13h Buenos Aires; 12h Santiago de Chile, Puerto Rico; 11h. Bogotá, México DF, Lima.  Más información e […]

  • La Flotilla de la Libertad se hará a la mar contra el bloqueo de Gaza más tarde de lo planeado

    La Flotilla de la Libertad se hará a la mar contra el bloqueo de Gaza más tarde de lo planeado

    En vista de las restricciones globales por razones de salud en materia de viajes y reuniones públicas, la Coalición de la Flotilla de la Libertad hemos decidido retrasar nuestro plan de salida hacia Gaza. Inicialmente habíamos planeado visitar varios puertos del sur de Europa en abril y mayo de este año, y poner rumbo a […]

  • While International Law fails, the Freedom Flotilla sails

    While International Law fails, the Freedom Flotilla sails

    “This is not over yet, we are calling on Judges of the International Criminal Court to step in.” On December 2 2019, the International Criminal Court (ICC)’s Public Prosecutor’s Office decided not to open an investigation into war crimes committed by members of the Israeli military in the boarding of the Mavi Marmara, and its […]