Huwaida Arraf: Breaking the Blockade

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 on Jul 6, 2011

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The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian led movement committed to solving issues between Israel and Palestine. Huwaida Arraf is one of the co-founders of the group and was filmed giving a speech at San Diego State University. During her speech, Huwaida talks about the history of the Palestinian people and the ISM’s role in trying to aid them. Also mentioned in her speech is the ISM’s attempts in sending aid to Gaza by boat. In one of their more recent voyages the group sent a ‘flotilla’ of ships to gaza that was intercepted by the Israeli Navy. During the interception civilians were shot and killed on one of the ISM’s boats which lead to an investigation by the United Nations.

Breaking the Blockade


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4 thoughts on “Huwaida Arraf: Breaking the Blockade

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  4. Truly noble intentions and IS the greatest human endeavor reaching out to honor and protect human rights for Gazans/Palestinians and all members of the Human Family. Thank you Huwaida Arraf and all those associated with the International Solidarity Movement.

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