) was registered in May 2009 toFatima Mohammadi.The original Viva Palestina (UK) sent a convoy on February 14,
2009, traveling from the UnitedKingdom to Gaza. The convoy from the United States to Gaza departed on July 4th,
2009, withmost members returning around July 26
. A third joint, “international” convoy plans to leave
Video, George Galloway speech in Gaza, March 10, 2009, translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute(MEMRI),http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYFGIbaabTU(accessed September 23, 2009) .
During a July 2, 2009 fundraiser in Overland Park, Kansas, Galloway said “I have never been a supporter of Hamas. I was with Arafat from the age of 23 and I was present in the hospital in Paris when he passed away. And Iremain loyal to his message until this day.”
Coalition for Justice, Peace and the Environment, undated 2009 posting,http://icjpe.org/organizations/?org-id=1326(accessed September 23, 2009).
Hector Carreon, “Viva Palestina USA aid convoy to Gaza announced,” April 8, 2009, La Voz de Aztlan,http://www.aztlan.net/viva_palestina_usa.htm(accessed September 23, 2009).