They said it couldn’t be done, that Americans couldn’t raise money fast enough to buy a boat to join Freedom Flotilla 2 in the fall. But never underestimate American determination in the face of Israeli intransigence and brutality. The launch of the US Boat to Gaza began last night in New York, and Free Gaza was there to participate.
And this is just a beginning, as witnessgaza.com gets ready to go live for events across the US and across Europe.
“The Audacity of Hope” is more than just a book title. It is a call to everyone who believes in justice for Palestine… that there is hope, that civil society will do what governments refuse to do, that we will sail again and again until Palestinians gain the human and civil rights that have been denied to them for 62 years.