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Solidarity with the Freedom Flotilla to Gaza

by STOP the War Coalition Philippines Saturday, Jun. 05, 2010 at 9:21 AM

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY from the STOP the War Coalition Philippines

More than 100 Philippine-based organizations under the Stop the War Coalition Philippines join the rest of the world in condemning the Israeli military assault on the humanitarian mission, Freedom Flotilla. The Flotilla's six ships were on their way to deliver humanitarian aids—including medicines and school and construction supplies—to the blockaded Palestinians living in destitute conditions on Gaza strip. The attack which was made on international waters 65 kilometers off the Coast of Gaza and the detention of passengers after the Israeli forces dragged the ships to the port of Ashdod constitute what can be called state-sponsored terrorism that has no place in civilized society.

Despite the claims being made by the Israeli government, we believe that this military action, commando style, which took place on the early morning of May 31, was clearly—as shown in media reports and footages—unjustified and unprovoked. The Turkish government called it “state terrorism.” The Turkish-registered ship, Mavi Marmara, was the largest vessel in the flotilla, with some 600 delegates that included peace activists, volunteers, and Nobel laureate and European legislators. The international community is one in denouncing the attack and in holding the Israeli government responsible. Ambassadors from the 27 European Union countries condemned the incident on behalf of their governments. The United Nations permanent Security Council members—Britain, France, Russia and China—called for an independent inquiry and for the lifting of the Israeli blockade of Gaza, which began in 2008.

The flotilla was indeed the international community's response to the long-running inhumane Israeli embargo on the Palestinian people. The world is no longer standing idly while 1.5 million civilians in Gaza live in destitution and deprivation as a result of the siege and blockade. The world is no longer keeping quiet about the Israeli government’s arrogance and utter disregard for human rights and international diplomacy as it continues to engage in actions that reveal a pattern of systematic assault against innocent men, women and children.

We hold liable the Israeli government and seek justice for the deaths, injuries and human rights violations that resulted from its military attack on Freedom Flotilla!

We demand an end to the Israeli blockade in Gaza!


Alliance of Genuine Labor Organizations (AGLO)


Akbayan! Youth

Alab Katipunan

Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL)



Anak Mindanao Party (AMIN)



ASSALAM Bangsamoro


Bagong Kamalayan Collective, Inc

Bangsamoro People's Solidarity

Billah Islam


Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP)

Coalition Against Trafficking of Women Asia Pacific (CATW-AP)

Filipino Democratic Movement (FilDem)

Focus on the Global South

Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC)

Gathering for Peace

Institute for Popular Democracy (IPD)

International South Group Network (ISGN)

Juan Makata

Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Commission – Association of

Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines

K! Kalayaan NCR-BLC


Kagan People's Forum – Mindanao




Kilusan para sa Pambansang Demokrasya


Laban ng Masa (LnM)

League of Urban Poor for Action

Liga Manggagawa


Movement for Student Power (MASP)


Partido Manggagawa

People's Task Force for Bases Clean UP Philippines

Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement

Philippine Peace and Security Council

Pambansang Kaisahan ng Magbubukid sa Pilipinas (PKMP)


Progressive Organization of Worker Advocates (PRO-WORKER)

Resource Center for People's Development (RCPD)

Samahan ng Demokratikong Kabataan (SDK)


Solidarity of Unions and Labor Organizations for a New Government


Task Force Subic Rape

Teatrong Bayan



UP Assabiyah


Women and Gender Commission AMRSP

Women and Gender Institute

Women's Legal Bureau, Inc

YES to Change!

Young Moro Professionals Network

Youth for Nationalism and Democracy (YND)

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