Tag: US Boat to Gaza

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Freedom Flotilla Preparing to Sail to Gaza in 2020 to raise awareness about Palestinian youth in Gaza

    Freedom Flotilla Preparing to Sail to Gaza in 2020 to raise awareness about Palestinian youth in Gaza

    In 2012, the UN predicted that Gaza was on track to become “unliveable” by 2020. In 2017, the UN acknowledged that the “unliveability” threshold had already been passed. Despite this, “somehow, families in Gaza find ways to ‘make do’.” In Spring 2020, the next Freedom Flotilla will sail again to challenge the 12 year, illegal […]