Houston (January 13th, 2013) – On a cold, breezy day, 35 people gathered at the location of the new billboard sign that demands to “Stop $30 Billion dollars to Israel”. The warmth of participants’ excitement turned the day to a cheerful and enjoyable day. When people were lining up for the group photo, Julianna Gustafson … Continue reading Houston, Texas Billboard "Stop $30 Billion To Israel"
Z the People and El-Far3i Jam Session in Amman, Jordan It is an election year. In the name of patriotism, candidates sponsored by weapons manufacturers leverage our fears to justify controlling the media, assassinating foreign leaders and civilians, suspending the right to free speech, eroding civil liberties and funding more prison* and border walls. Musicians … Continue reading A No-Party System, The No-State Solution
We continue to be concerned about the safety and fair treatment of Estelle's passengers who participated in an international human right's mission to end the illegal and immoral blockade of Gaza. Passengers were wrongfully detained and placed in Israeli prison. Brutal force was used on a number of the civilians on board the Estelle. This … Continue reading Estelle Freedom Flotilla, Passenger Update
Press Release Oct. 22, 2012 The Israeli activists detained on board the "Estelle" were released Elik Elhanan: "excessive force was used against us, without any reason" Electric shocks by taser out of vengeful hatred A Greek MP was beaten by Shabak Security Service interrogators "I am now on my way home, but I keep thinking … Continue reading Swedish Ship To Gaza: Israeli Activists Released
Noam Chomsky was in Gaza for an international linguistic conference and was on the pier at Gaza City waiting for the arrival of the "Estelle," the latest boat to attempt to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Below, is a transcription of his words: I'd first like to express my enormous respect for the sailors … Continue reading Noam Chomsky In Gaza; Acts To End War Crimes
Israel attacks Gaza-bound boat in International Waters, Defying International Law Kidnaps Parliamentarians and activists Update: Internationals were all taken to the base of the Oz unit in Holon. Contact was denied to the ambassadors of their home countries. An attorney from Gaby Lasky firm went to meet them now. Three Israeli passengers; Yonatan, Elik, and … Continue reading Estelle Location Alert!
Democracy Now's Live Interview with Mattias Gardell, Aboard the Estelle We speak with Mattias Gardell, who is sailing through international waters on board the Estelle, the latest boat to attempt to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza. The boat aims to reach the Gaza Strip Saturday and has been called a "provocation" by Israel’s ambassador … Continue reading Aid Boat Set To Reach Gaza Saturday, Facing Threat From Israel: "We Are Not The Provocateurs"
Estelle 120 Nautical Miles Outside of Gaza Combat Veteran Yonatan Shapira on Board, former Crew Member on U.S. Boat to Gaza, Reachable by Phone on Boat (see below) New York - The Finnish foreign department has reported that their Israeli counterpart has informed them that Israeli authorities intend to board the Swedish boat to Gaza, … Continue reading Imminent Israeli Threat To Seize Gaza-Bound Boat In International Waters
Who are these individuals who are risking their lives in order to wake up the world to the ongoing injustice caused by the illegal, inhumane, and immoral occupation of the Gaza strip by the Israeli government, funded by the United States government. Proudly presenting the passengers aboard the Swedish sponsored Freedom Flotilla, The Estelle!
Former Israeli Air Force Combat Pilot Boards Gaza-Bound Boat Came By Motor Boat, Evading Greek Coastguard, Greeted With Cheers "Estelle" Due At Gaza Shore Saturday Or Sunday Activists On Board: "Determined To Reach Gaza, Consent To UN Inspection" Yonatan Shapira, speaks about his involvement on Freedom Flotilla as a crew member of Estelle at the … Continue reading Swedish Ship To Gaza