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 […]

  • Honouring and mourning Mary Hughes Thompson

    Honouring and mourning Mary Hughes Thompson

    The Freedom Flotilla Coalition mourns the passing and celebrates the life of the great Palestinian activist Mary Hughes Thompson. Mary was one of the co-founders of the Free Gaza Movement that created, coordinated and organized the only boats that have broken the 53 year Israeli naval blockade of Gaza. In 2008, Free Gaza boats made […]

  • 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 […]