The United National AntiwarCommittee calls for the resignation of Secretary of State Clinton because ofher statement saying that Israel could use violence against a humanitarian flotillaof boats, including one U.S. flagged ship that is trying to reach the GazaStrip. Also, a report from UNAC steering committee member, Kathy Kelly, whowill be on the boat, follows the UNAC statement.
Secretary of State Clinton stated that inresponse
to the humanitarian and totally peaceful mission of the Gaza FreedomFlotilla II, “the Israelis have the right to defend
themselves”, implying theycan violently attack the boats with
The United National Antiwar Committee, which is a coalitionwhose last convention had nearly 800 participants,
Washington has also threatenedto use "material support to terrorism" laws against boat participants-- the same laws which have been used to criminalize the totally legal andpeaceful antiwar, solidarity and humanitarian activities of the 23 FBI/grandjury targets in the Midwest, and hundreds ofothers, mostly Muslim/Arab/South Asian."
At a recent meeting of the UNAC leadership, the organization voted unanimouslyto support the Freedom Flotilla and called for major demonstrations in theevent the boat was attacked.
The U.S. Boat to Gazawebsite is www.ustogaza.org
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