Jul 07

From DC to Athens: LET THE BOATS SAIL!

Posted by CODEPINK StaffAt 5:00 pm on June 28, 2011, CODEPINK kicked off a 24 hour/day vigil outside of the...
Read more
Jul 04

Jailed Fasting for Gaza at the U.S. Embassy in Athens

Posted by CODEPINK StaffMedea BenjaminNine passengers on the U.S. Boat to Gaza began an open-ended fast in front of the...
Read more
Jul 02

Greek Coast Guard forces US Boat to returns to port; hope remains

Posted by CODEPINK StaffBy Medea BenjaminAfter being detained at sea and forced to return, the US Boat to Gaza was...
Read more
Jun 28

International Solidarity & History in the Making

Posted by CODEPINK StaffBy Medea BenjaminToday we had a great international press conference. There were representatives from Greece, Sweden, France,...
Read more
Jun 27

More from Athens: “It’s unbelievable how inhumane and violent they are”

Posted by CODEPINK Staffby Medea BenjaminToday we had a long meeting about whether or not we should do some visible...
Read more
Jun 26

Is Greece Being Blackmailed to Put the Brakes on Gaza Flotilla?

Posted by CODEPINK StaffBy Medea BenjaminThe 50 passengers and crew on the U.S. boat to Gaza have converged in Athens,...
Read more
Jun 25

Press Release: U.S. Boat to Gaza Responds to State Dept. Warning

Posted by CODEPINK StaffFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Athens: Felice Gelman, 30-694-266-0406;New York: Donna Nevel, 917-570-4371Twitter @USBoatToGazaState Department Officials Have an Obligation to Speak...
Read more
Jun 24

Day 4: Water Cannons, Tasers and Rachel Corrie

Posted by CODEPINK StaffWe started out this morning with a political briefing from our intrepid retired Colonel Ann Wright, who...
Read more
Jun 23

Day 3 in Athens: A Dose of Reality

Posted by CODEPINK StaffIt’s nice that we now start out our training sessions with song. I love how it changes...
Read more
Jun 22

Day two in Athens: More preparations for the flotilla

Posted by CODEPINK StaffWe started the day with a media training where we broke into groups and practiced answering some...
Read more