End Israel's Occupation and Blockade

We’re told that Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East — yet the majority of indigenous Palestinians are denied citizenship and self-determination.

We’re told that Israel always acts defensively — yet it controls and occupies land it has taken by force from its indigenous people and from three out of four of its neighbors.

We’re told that Israel wants peace — yet it continues to expel native Palestinians and settle immigrant colonists, limiting Palestinians to segregated ghettos.

We’re told that Israel is the Western civilization in a bad Arab neighborhood — yet Human Rights Watch, the Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem, and Amnesty International have declared Israel guilty of committing the crime of Apartheid.

We’re told that the U.S. just wants peace in the Middle East — yet our government provides the weapons that bomb, detain, and kill Palestinian civilians.

The U.S. is complicit by denying Palestinian statehood and defunding U.N. organization that do, using its U.N. veto power to protect Israel from human rights criticism, and not enforcing any resolution critical of Israel.

Join U.S. Boats to Gaza to end U.S. complicity in Israel’s violation of human rights. Join U.S. Boats to Gaza to end the illegal Israeli blockade on Gaza and the more than half-century Israeli military occupation and dispossession of the Palestinian people. Join U.S. Boats to Gaza as we stand for equality, freedom, human rights, and justice.

Show your solidarity with Gaza by joining our 2022 Virtual Boat to Gaza at usboatstogaza.org/contact-us/

Want to do more? Our friends at the Quaker Palestine-Israel Network have a list of actions at quakerpin.org/actions-you-can-do-now/

To learn more about the hardships caused by the Israeli blockade and military attacks on Gaza, visit freedomflotilla.org/life-in-gaza/

Roger Waters’s 2018 endorsement

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