Daniel Shunra (USA)

Daniel Shunra was born in the Netherlands and grew up in a settlement in Galilee in northern Palestine. He became politically active in anti-Zionist organizations

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Ibrahim Adham (Malaysia)

Ibrahim Adham bin A.Khalil, 29, born and raised in Malaysia, is a dedicated humanitarian advocate renowned for his impactful work on Palestinian issues. His journey

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Jonatan Michaneck (Sweden)

Jonatan Michaneck is a 26-years-old master’s student in Global Studies from Gothenburg, Sweden who fight for a just society. Having spent two years in Latin

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John Turnbull (Canada)

John Turnbull from Canada is aboard the Handala during its English Channel voyage to Ireland and France. In 2018 he was the captain of the

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Wellu Koivisto (Finland)

I am Wellu Koivisto, 56 years old, from Finland. I am a human rights and environmental activist. I have been working for peace, the environment

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Hege Bae Nyholt (Norway)

Hege Bae Nyholt is a member of the Norwegian Parliament, representing The Red Party, and is Chair of the Standing Committee on Education and Research.

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Terje Adkins

Terje Adkins (Sweden)

I am a 55-year-old teacher from Gothenburg, Sweden. I have four fantastic children however only one remains at home. Three of them are my own

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Grethe Kvist

Grethe Kvist (Norway)

I am from Bergen, on the west coast of Norway. As a social worker I am concerned about children welfare. It is important that we

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Jorgen Pedersen

Jørgen Pedersen (Norway)

Jørgen is from Norway, lives on a sailing boat, and works as a professional chef in Oslo. Jørgen has been active in demonstrations against the

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Herman Reksten

Herman Reksten (Norway)

Herman Reksten was Captain of the Freedom Flotilla fishing vessel Al Awda (The Return) which sailed  in 2018, his third attempt to break the illegal Israeli blockade

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Gerd con der Lippe

Gerd von der Lippe (Norway)

Gerd von der Lippe is a professor of Sports Sociology and an author. She has been working on research projects in cooperation with university colleagues

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Wendy Goldsmith

Wendy Goldsmith (Canada)

Wendy has been working in the field of social work for the past 35 years working with children, families, newcomers, survivors of abuse and women’s

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Daniele Poccia

Daniele Poccia (Italy)

As an activist who learned the ropes in the aftermath of the massive earthquake that struck L’Aquila on 6 April 2009, Daniele Poccia (Italy, 1983)

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Dimitri Lascaris

Dimitri Lascaris (Canada)

Dimitri Lascaris is a lawyer, journalist and activist. He sat on the Shadow Cabinet of the Green Party of Canada and sponsored a resolution calling

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Ili Suhaimi

Ili Suhaimi (Malaysia)

Dr. Ili Suhaimi was born and raised in Malaysia, a country well-known for its support for the Palestinian cause. She is affiliated with MyCARE, a

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Awni on the deck of Handala, beside a Palestinian flag, with green shoreline in the background, going through the Caledonian Canal in Scotland.

Awni Farhat (Palestine)

Awni is a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, born and raised in Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza. In Gaza, Awni worked with children and youth

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