Gaza blockade

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 …

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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, …

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No to EastMed, Stand with Palestine: The EastMed fossil imperialist project and solidarity with the Palestinian resistance

Source While the liberation struggles of the oppressed and exploited have always been struggles over material resources and over what relations humans should have with their natural environment, recent periods have brought the struggles to stop environmental destruction and climate change to the fore, all across the imperialist world system, from peripheries to metropoles. Similarly, …

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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 …

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Two years later, supplies still not delivered and Freedom Flotilla boats neglected

On July 29 and August 3, 2018, two Freedom Flotilla boats heading peacefully towards Gaza to challenge the illegal Israeli blockade were attacked and hijacked by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) navy in international waters. Participants on board Al Awda (The Return) and Freedom were assaulted and robbed of personal property while in IOF custody. …

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Children on a beach in Gaza with a sign "Waiting you with love".

Freedom Flotilla will sail against the illegal blockade of Gaza later than planned

In light of global health restrictions on travel and public gatherings, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition has decided to delay our planned departure towards Gaza. We had initially planned to visit several southern European ports in April and May of this year, and head for Gaza at the end of May, to coincide with the 10th …

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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 …

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Freedom Flotilla 2020: For the Children of Gaza

After joining other civil society organizations in The Hague on Friday November 29 calling on the International Criminal Court to take action and prosecute Israeli crimes against Palestinians, the Freedom Flotilla Coalition met in Rotterdam this weekend to plan our May 2020 sailing towards Gaza with these important goals: To challenge and end the illegal …

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