Press Conference at the start of the U.S. Boat to Gaza fundraising evening on New York City’s Harbor and rivers, August 5th, 2010
Says Greta :
“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.
Listen to Col. Ann Wright’s eloquent speech, then watch our TWITTER page for the next video uploads.
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.
WE SAIL UNTIL PALESTINE IS FREE. “