USA,East-Coast Emergency Response Network:#Gaza Freedom #Flotilla

Help promote and plan an emergency response to any Israeli government effort to block the Gaza Freedom Flotilla from bringing desperately need relief to the Gaza Strip.

Emergency Response Protest Information for Washington DC Area

In the event that Israel launches any military attack on the Free Gaza Movement flotilla there will be an Emergency Response protest the following day at the Israeli Embassy in Washington, DC
From 12 noon until 2:00 PM.
The Embassy is located at
3514 International Dr. N.W.
Washington DC 20008
Van-Ness Metro Station on the Red Line

Endorsing organizations : The Free Gaza Movement USA, The Gaza Freedom March,

Organization wishing to endorse should send an e-mail to
with the name of your group and your contact information.

We also call upon organizations in other cities to organize creative and nonviolent actions in the event that Israel takes military action against our humanitarian mission.

If you live in the Washington DC area and wish to endorse and support this effort ---please RSVP to this event. Action alerts will be posted ASAP.

On May 24, 2010, the Gaza Freedom Flotilla sets sail for Gaza determined to, once again, challenge Israel’s blockade of 1.5 million Palestinians trapped in an open-air prison. Under the coordination of the Free Gaza Movement, numerous human rights organizations, including the Turkish Relief Foundation (IHH), the Perdana Global Peace Organization from Malaysia, the European Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza, and the Swedish and Greek Boat to Gaza initiatives will send three cargo ships loaded with reconstruction, medical and educational supplies. At least five passenger boats with over 600 people on board will accompany the cargo ships.

However, Arabic language media sources report that Israeli naval forces are allegedly in training to prepare to interdict the Flotilla and prevent the arrival of the ships at "any price".

Israel has stopped at least three Free Gaza sailings since January 2009. One Free Gaza ship almost sunk after being deliberately rammed by an Israeli vessel. Israel intercepted another ship in international waters and arrested all of its passengers. Another ship was forced to turn back after the Israeli navy threatened to shoot the civilian passengers on board.

The Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition includes :

- Free Gaza Movement [ ]
- Insani Yardim Vakfi (IHH), [ ]
- European Campaign to End the Seige of Gaza (ECESG) [ ]
- Perdana Global Peace Organisation - Malaysia [ ]
- Ship to Gaza / Greece [ ]
- Ship to Gaza / Sweden [ ]
- The International Committee to Lift the Siege on Gaza

Photo Gallery of the MV Rachel Corrie ]

If you live in the Midwest, see Midwest Emergency Response plan: