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The Gaza solidarity blog

The blog was originally set up for Canadian Boat to Gaza, with the aim of keeping readers informed of fundraising and organizing efforts in support of the 'Tahrir', a Canadian boat that was part of the 'Freedom Waves to Gaza'. Check out the Boat to Gaza's website at http://tahrir.ca.

This blog is now following the latest international sea-based mission to free Gaza: Gaza's Ark. Gaza's Ark is trying to break the blockade of Gaza from the inside: by sailing a boat out of Gaza, to international waters. Read about the Ark and how you can help here: http://gazaark.org/

Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog June 6
Miles Howe | I am to be a journalist and peace activist aboard the Tahrir, the Canadian Boat to Gaza's ship in the Freedom Flotilla II.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog June 2
Canadian Boat to Gaza | After surviving a brutal Israeli attack on a humanitarian aid flotilla to Gaza in May 2011, a Victoria human-rights advocate says he plans to join 'Freedom Flotilla 2' this month.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog May 30
Canadian Boat to Gaza | The Canadian Boat to Gaza (CBG) is dismissing Foreign Affairs Minister Baird's misinformation, and is promising to sail with the Freedom Flotilla II next month.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog May 24
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Prominent Canadians, including filmmaker John Greyson and Holocaust survivor Suzanne Weiss, join with international voices calling for safe passage for the flotilla challenging the blockade.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog May 5
Canadian Boat to Gaza | The Canadian Boat to Gaza campaign announces today the successful conclusion of arrangements to purchase and register a boat to carry the Canadian delegation to Gaza.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog April 15
Canadian Boat to Gaza | The murder of human rights activist Vittorio Arrigoni is a tragedy for his family, for those of us who knew him, and for the Palestinians who loved and admired him.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog April 5
Wendy Goldsmith | Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to stop the International Freedom Flotilla ll from sailing to Gaza in May.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog April 5
Canadian Boat to Gaza | As the Canadian federal election campaign enters week two, the government of Israel has launched a campaign to slander, disrupt and possibly attack the upcoming Freedom Flotilla to Gaza.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog March 24
Canadian Boat to Gaza | 'We are taking to the sea because we cannot remain silent in the face of a crime against humanity.'
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog February 8
Canadian Boat to Gaza | "The uprising in Egypt is an inspiration to the people of the world," says Jase Tanner, an organizer with the Canadian Boat to Gaza who just returned from a Codepink-led delegation to Cairo.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog January 24
Canadian Boat to Gaza | "This is like criminals investigating their own crime and the world treating their investigation as if it were credible."
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog January 20
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Our holiday appeal helped bring in about $18,000 over the last month, which puts us at over $152,000.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog January 3
David Heap and Derrick O'Keefe | The recent controversy at the University of British Columbia reflects, in part, the growing desperation of those who seek to justify Israel’s ongoing collective punishment of Gaza.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog December 30
Canadian Boat to Gaza | As 2010 comes to an end, and as the world commemorates the two-year anniversary of the beginning of Israel's vicious three-week assault on Gaza, we bring you an update on our progress.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog December 9
Canadian Boat to Gaza | The AMS President at the University of British Columbia has attempted to block a $700 donation to our Gaza aid project. We're asking people across Canada to step up and match this donation.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog December 1
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Students at the University of British Columbia's Social Justice Centre are gaining wide support for their right to donate to the Gaza aid project.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog November 29
Canadian Boat to Gaza | On Sunday, Kevin Neish wrapped-up a month of travel and speaking in support of the Canadian Boat to Gaza with a public forum in Surrey, B.C.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog November 12
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Ex-British MP George Galloway will start his 10-city pan-Canadian tour in Montreal on November 17. He will be addressing the issues of peace in Palestine and Afghanistan as well as free speech.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog November 8
Miles Howe | Kevin took part in the Free Gaza Movement's international flotilla that was meant to break Israel's blockade of Gaza's ports. He was aboard the Mavi Marmara.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog November 1
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Kevin Neish was on board the Mavi Marmara and will share his account, hoping to encourage others to get involved with the Canadian Boat to Gaza that will sail in spring.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog October 26
Canadian Boat to Gaza | In addition to close to 100 organizations, a growing number of prominent individuals have endorsed the project.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog October 18
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Where the Canadian government has failed, civil society and grassroots organizers must step up. That's why a Canadian Boat to Gaza will join 'Freedom Flotilla 2' next spring.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog October 12
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Malalai Joya, the woman the BBC has called "the most famous in Afghanistan," is in Vancouver to headline a benefit evening for the Canadian Boat to Gaza tonight.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog September 30
Austin Whitten | Toronto's fundraising cruise Saturday, Sept. 25, on Canada's largest river showboat, the Jubilee Queen, was fully attended, with 200 passengers aboard.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog September 28
Canadian Boat to Gaza | The Jewish Boat to Gaza has been intercepted and boarded by Israeli forces today, and is currently being towed to the port of Ashdod.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog September 24
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Organizers of the Canadian Boat say the report makes the case for why more flotillas to break the siege of Gaza are necessary, in the face of government inaction.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog September 21
David Heap and Wendy Goldsmith | Communities from across Canada are rallying behind the Boat to Gaza. An effort of this magnitude will take all of us, and there is a role for everyone as this exciting project unfolds.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog September 21
Canadian Boat to Gaza | Canada's largest river showboat, the Jubilee Queen, has been chartered for an evening dedicated to supporting a Canadian humanitarian voyage to Gaza.
Blog - The Gaza solidarity blog
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