Israel once again commits an act of state piracy in the Mediterranean

Freedom Flotilla Coalition | International Waters, off the coast of Occupied Palestine At 02:06AM today (Gaza time) the “Marianne” contacted Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) and informed us that three boats of the Israeli navy had surrounded her in international waters, while sailing approximately 100NM from Gaza coast. After that we lost contact with the “Marianne”…

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The Global Movement Against Israeli Apartheid: Achievements and Prospects

This forum will review labor and community actions against the Israeli apartheid regime, including global expansion of the successful efforts to stop Zim Line ships, global BDS actions and labor organizing, with reports from South Africa and the World Social Forum in Tunis. Writer, researcher and analyst Sharat G. Lin,  past president of the San Jose Peace and…

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The Global siege on Israel: a report from the World Social Forum

In June, 2010, when Israeli forces attacked unarmed aid ships of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, killing ten passengers (including one who died this year from injuries), dockworkers around the world refused to unload or load Israeli ships or cargo. In the port of Oakland, California, hundreds of activists picketed, and members of the ILWU Local 10…

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Wendy Sherman, Chief US negotiator in the Iran talks, is actually working for Israel

Of course, she deserves a trial before being sentenced to prison for spying and sabotage, but in the meantime let’s stop her working against the US while occupying a critical US post.  And she’s not the only one.  Read the James Petras article in Dissident Voice. “The failure of the Obama regime to go after its…

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WSF WORKSHOP: Block Israeli Ships

WHEN:       8:30am Friday, 27 March, 2015
 WHERE:     Mini Amphi F, University of Tunis al-Manar
 CONTACT: +216 2157 6755, +1 510 232 2500, info@freepalestinemovement.org World Social Forum • Forum Social Mondial • المنتدى الاجتماعي العالمي  • Forum Social Mundial WORKSHOP • ATELIER • ورشة العمل • TALLER http://registration.fsm2015.org/view_activity/1094   Block Israeli Ships Bloquons les navires israéliens دعونا منع السفن الإسرائيلية Bloqueemos los…

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WE WON!!!

What did you do???  Less than three hours after we sent out yesterday’s announcement, we got word from Bank of the West Chief Counsel Quinn Osborne that he had retrieved the money from Bank of New York Mellon.  They weren’t able to get it to us by the end of the day, but told us…

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The kindness of banks

With apologies to Barb Weir, the title is obviously tongue in cheek.  And doubly ironic after yesterday’s developments. Yesterday we thought we might have a breakthrough when we finally received a statement from Bank of the West Chief Counsel, Quinn Osborne, that Bank of New York Mellon was in fact refusing to return our funds…

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