ENDORSERS



Alice Walker
Author

George Galloway
British MP

Hedy Epstein
Holocaust Survivor

Noam Chomsky
Linguist and Author

Roger Waters
Musician, Pink Floyd

Howard Zinn
Historian and Author

Patch Adams
Doctor

Cindy and Craig Corrie
Rachel Corrie Foundation

Oliver Stone
Filmmaker

Bella Freud
British Fashion Designer

Mairead Maguire
Nobel peace laureate

Mike Leigh
British director
Irene Matthysen
Canadian MP

Richard Nadeau
Canadian MP

Libby Davies
Canadian MP

Charles Pachter
Canadian artist

(Partial list):
  • Abd Al-Jawwad Ziada, president of the Union of Food Manufacturers - Palestine
  • Abdeen Jabara, past president, Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee
  • Adonis (Ali Ahmad Said Asbar), Syrian poet
  • Aki Kaurismaki, film director
  • Alexandre Trudeau, filmmaker and journalist; second son of the former Canadian prime minister, the late Pierre Trudeau
  • Ali Abunimah, author and co-founder, Electronic Intifada
  • Ali Glenesk, organizer of the May 2009, 40-person student delegation to the Gaza Strip and contact person for the Gaza Freedom March student committee
  • Ali Mallah, vice president, Canadian Arab Federation and founding member, Trade Unionists Against War
  • Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author
  • Alison Kennedy, Scottish novelist and comedian
  • Amjad Shawa, director, Palestinian Network of NGOs (PNGO)
  • Ann Wright, retired U.S. Army colonel and former U.S. diplomat
  • Arik Ascherman, Rabbi - Israel
  • Arun Gandhi, founder, Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
  • Assaf Kfoury, professor
  • Avi Shlaim, warden, St. Anthony's College, Oxford University
  • Ayman Zidan, Syrian actor
  • Barbara Lubin, executive director, Middle East Children's Alliance
  • Baroness Helena Kennedy, British lawyer, broadcaster and Labor Party member of the House of Lords
  • Baroness Jenny Tonge, former MP for the Liberal Democrat Party - UK
  • Bella Freud, British fashion designer
  • Betty Hunter, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, UK
  • Bill Fletcher Jr., executive editor, BlackCommentator.com
  • Bill Scheurer, editor, PeaceMajority Report
  • Bruce Kent, British peace campaigner
  • Carmina Tremblay, L'autre Parole, Collective de Feministes Chretiennes - Montreal, Canada
  • Caroline Lucas, member of the European Parliament and leader, Green Party of England and Wales
  • Chandra Kumar, editor, Upping the Anti
  • Caryl Churchill, British playwright and author of Seven Jewish Children
  • Charles Pachter, a Canadian artist whose images of the queen, mose and maple leaf flag have become pop icons
  • Chelsea Boudin, writer and lecturer
  • Christopher Hedges, best-selling American author
  • Cindy and Craig Corrie, co-founders, the Rachel Corrie Foundation
  • Clare Short, member of Parliament and former Secretary of State for International Development, UK
  • David Hartsough, Peaceworkers
  • Dennis Dalton, Barnard College
  • Dennis Brutus, poet and anti-apartheid activist, South Africa
  • Derek Summerfield, physician and researcher on Gaza
  • Derek Wall, former Principal Speaker of the Green Party of England and Wales
  • Diana Buttu, Palestinian lawyer and former peace negotiator
  • Diane Wilson
  • Dina Kennedy, U.S. coordinator of the Free Gaza Movement and member of the American Palestinian Women's Assn.
  • Dr. Mona El Farra, Red Crescent Society for Gaza Strip
  • Dr. Munir El-Kassem, president and founder, Islamic Institute for Interfaith Dialogue
  • Dr. Patch Adams, physician/healer, Gesundheit Institute
  • Dr. Rupert Neudeck, Green Helmets, Germany
  • Duraid Lahham, Syrian actor, and wife Hala Betar
  • Ehab Lotayef, Montreal-based writer, engineer and activist
  • Erik Fosse, director general, NORWAC (Norwegian Aid Committee)
  • Eseed Al-Astal, vice president of the Union of Agricultural Workers - Palestine
  • Eyad Sarraj, president of the Gaza Programme for Mental Health
  • Farida Al-Amad, president, In'ash El-Usra / Al-Bireh - Palestine
  • Father Louis Vitale, Franciscan priest, Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service
  • Felice Gelman, member of the WESPAC Foundation and board member for Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theater
  • Felicia Langer, recipient of the Alternative Nobel Prize
  • Fignole St. Cyr, general secretary, Autonomous Confederation of Haitian
  • Gael Murphy, cofounder of CODEPINK; co-chair, Legislative Commitee, United for Peace & Justice; and chair of Gaza FreedomMarch Congressional Outreach Committee
  • George Galloway, UK Member of Parliament, Viva Palestina
  • George Sawa, musician - Toronto, Canada
  • Ghada Karmi, author and physician
  • Gianni Vattimo, member of Parliament, Italy
  • Gina Barber, controller, City of London, Canada
  • Graham Watt, MD, physician and scholar
  • Gore Vidal, author
  • Grégoire Haddad, Melchite Archbishop, Lebanon
  • Haela Alwaary, artist and activist
  • Haidar Eid, member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and associate professor at Al-Aqsa University
  • Hedy Epstein, Holocaust survivor and lecturer
  • Howard Zinn, historian and author
  • Ibrahim Shalaby, Palestinian-Canadian artist
  • Ilias Al-Jelda, National coordinator of the International Union of Public Service - Palestine
  • Irene Mathyssen, member of Canadian Parliament, London Fanshawe
  • Jane Frere, Scottish Artist
  • Jeff Halper, founder, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions
  • Jennifer Loewenstein, associate director of Middle East studies,University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jodie Evans, cofounder, CODEPINK
  • Jocelyn Hurndall, mother of Tom Hurndall, a photojournalist killed in Gaza in 2003 while rescuing Palestinian children
  • John Berger, English art critic, novelist and painter
  • John Dugard, professor of international law and former judge for the International Court of Justice and special rapporteur for the UN Commission on Human Rights
  • John Pilger, journalist, filmmaker and Sydney International Peace Prize recipient
  • John Rees, co-founder Stop the War Coalition (UK)
  • Jonas Hassen Khemiri, award-winning Swedish novelist and playwright
  • Jonathan Cook, journalist - UK
  • Jonathan Kuttab, human rights lawyer - West Bank & Amman, Jordan
  • Judith Weisman, Jewish Women to End the Occupation
  • Kamal Boullata, visual artist - Menton, France
  • Karma Nabulsi, scholar and PLO member
  • Kathy Kelly, Voices for Creative Nonviolence
  • Ken Loach, filmmaker
  • Khaled Abu Zaid, president and founder of National Center for Community Rehabilitation, Gaza
  • Leslie Cagan, national coordinator of United for Peace & Justice from December 2002 to April 2009
  • Libby Davies, member of the Canadian Parliament, Vancouver East
  • Linda Ramsden, director, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions UK
  • Lord Andrew Phillips, OBE (Order of the British Empire), Liberal
  • Lorraine Guay, professional nurse - Montreal, Canada
  • Luigi De Magistris, member of Parliament - Italy
  • Luisa Morgantini, former vice president, European Parliament
  • Mads Gilbert, professor of emergency medicine, University of Tromsø - Norway
  • Mairead Maguire, Nobel peace laureate
  • Manal Awad, women's rights activist - Gaza
  • Marco Rizzo, former European MP
  • Mark Johnson, executive director, Fellowship of Reconciliation U.S.
  • Mary Hughes, co-founder of the Free Gaza Movement
  • Medea Benjamin, cofounder, Global Exchange and CODEPINK
  • Mieciu Langer, Holocaust survivor
  • Mike Leigh, Oscar-nominated British director
  • Mirene Ghossein, member of Adalah NY, the Middle East Committee of the WESPAC Foundation and Alwan for the Arts
  • Mona Amyuni, senior lecturer, American University - Beirut
  • Mubarak Awad, founder, Nonviolence International - Washington D.C.
  • Mustafa Barghouti, deputy, Palestinian Legislative Council
  • Nabeel Alkam, Palestinian writer
  • Nadia Hijab, senior fellow, Institute for Palestine Studies
  • Nancy Murray, president, Gaza Mental Health Foundation
  • Naomi Klein, author
  • Nisreen AlBorno, National Center for Community Rehabilitation - Gaza
  • Noam Chomsky, linguist and author
  • Naela Alwaary (Dr.), head, Women for Jerusalem Association
  • Norman Solomon, author
  • of the International Campaign to Break the Siege
  • Oliver Stone, filmmaker
  • Olivia Zemor, President of CAPJPO-EuroPalestine
  • Omar Barghouti, founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)
  • Oruba Rabie, writer for the Arab Voice newspaper and a Palestinian American graduate student at New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Pam Rasmussen, chair of the Gaza Freedom March Peace & Justice Outreach Committee; member, steering committee, Peace ActionMontgomery, and activist with CODEPINK and the International Solidarity Movement
  • Penn Kemp, poet, novelist, playwright and sound artist - London, Ontario, Canada
  • Peter Juviler, professor emeritus of political science, Barnard College
  • Peter Thatchell, human rights campaigner
  • Philip Andrews, liberal democrat, House of Lords - UK
  • Phyllis Bennis, author and fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies - Washington, D.C.
  • Prof. Anat Biletski, Dept. of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University
  • Professor Vic Allen, retired, Leeds University - UK
  • Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Shalom Center
  • Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Shomer Shalom Institute for Jewish Nonviolence
  • Ralph Nader, attorney, author, lecturer, public health advocate and former
  • Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General
  • Rev. Canon Dr. Naim Ateek
  • Richard Nadeau, member of Canadian Parliament, Gatineau, Quebec
  • Rita Giacaman, scholar
  • Roger Waters, Pink Floyd
  • Ronnie Kasrils, former South African government minister
  • Saeed Albetar, director
  • Salamah Abu Zaiter, president of the Union of Health Service Workers - Palestine
  • Salim Vally, Palestine Solidarity Committee, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Samah Idriss, editor/publisher, Lebanon
  • Sameer Al-Ashqar, president of the Palestinian Municipalities & Local Councils Union - Palestine
  • Samuel Hazo, professor and director, International Poetry Forum
  • Santiago Bertolino, producer - Canada
  • Sara Roy, senior research scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
  • Savera Kalideen, Palestine Solidarity Committee, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sayel Kayed, Viva Palestina organizer and member, American Muslims for Palestine
  • S.B. Karmakar, chairman, International Committee Arab-Israeli Reconciliation (a UN NGO)
  • Serge Grenier, secretary and chief agent, neorhino.ca party of Canada
  • Shair Al-Sesi, president of the Public Service & Commercial Workers Union – Palestine
  • Sheikh Hani Fahs, Lebanon
  • Sir Geoffrey Bindman, British lawyer and human rights advocate
  • Sir Iain Chalmers, doctor and medical researcher, UK
  • Sonia Alfano, European MP, President of National Association of Relatives of Victims of the Mafia - Italy
  • Tariq Ali, British author
  • Tom Hayden, American social and political activist and politician
  • Tony Benn, former British Parliamentarian and president of the UK Stop the War Coalition UK
  • Usama Al-Haj Ahmed, president of the Union of Health Services Workers - Palestine
  • Victoria Brittain, author and former Guardian newspaper editor
  • Vittorio Agnoletto, former European MP and former spokesperson of Global Society Forum
  • Walden Bello, member, House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines
  • William Nassar, Palestinian composer and songwriter – Canada
  • Workers (CATH)
  • Xavier Renou, founder, Disobedience Coalition - France
  • Yifat Susskind
  • Yussef Arsanios, former Lebanese ambassador to the Vatican
  • Zainab Salbi, founder and CEO, Women for Women International
Organizations:
  • Abnaa' El-Balad Charity and Development Association
  • Adalah-NY
  • After Downing Street
  • Agricultural Development Association (PARC) - Gaza
  • Aide Medicale Pour la Palestine/Medical Aid for Palestine
  • Ahluna Charity Association
  • Al-Amal Association for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled - Gaza
  • Al-Aqsa University
  • Alhudud Familial Charity - Gaza
  • Al-Barr Charity for Agriculture
  • Al-Izdihaar Developmental Association
  • Al-Kitaab Charity Association
  • Al-Quds Bank for Culture and Information - Gaza
  • Al-Rasheed Charity Association
  • Al-Rihana Association for Women and Child Development
  • Al-Salah Islamic Association
  • Al-Salah Islamic Society - Gaza
  • Al-Talae'ii Youth Association
  • Al-Wasan Group
  • Al-Wi'aam Charity Association
  • Al-Zahraa Developmental Association
  • American Friends Service Committee - Chicago, IL, USA
  • American Jews for a Just Peace
  • American Muslim Voice
  • Americans for Justice in the Middle East
  • American Association of Jurists
  • American Iranian Friendship Committee
  • ANSWER Coalition
  • Arab Cultural Forum - Gaza
  • Asian Americans for Peace & Justice
  • Association for the Development of Women and Children - Gaza
  • Association for Family and Society Development
  • Association of London Muslims
  • Association of Mosques - Gaza
  • Australians for Palestine
  • Autonomous Workers Federation of Haiti (CATH)
  • Baraa'a [Innocence] Charity Association
  • Batoul Charity Association
  • BDS National Committee:
  • Civic Coalition for the Defense of Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem
  • Coalition for Jerusalem
  • College and University Workers United - Montreal, Canada
  • Committee for a Just Peace in the Middle East - Luxembourg
  • Council of National and Islamic Forces in Palestine
  • Federation of Independent Trade Unions
  • General Union of Palestinian Women
  • General Union of Palestinian Workers
  • Grassroots Palestinian Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign (STW)
  • Holy Land Awareness and Action Task Group of Toronto Southwest
  • National Committee to Commemorate the Nakba
  • Neorhino.ca Party of Canada
  • Occupied Palestine & Golan Heights Initiative
  • Palestine Israel Committee of the Western New York Peace Center
  • Palestine Right of Return Coalition
  • Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel
  • Palestinian Economic Monitor
  • Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions
  • Palestinian NGO Network
  • Presbytery of The United Church of Canada
  • Union of Palestinian Charitable Organizations
  • Union of Palestinian Farmers
  • Union of Youth Activity Centers-Palestine Refugee Camps 
  • Beit el-Taleb Association    
  • Beit Lahya Centre for Youth
  • Benevolent Solidarity Association - Gaza
  • Beni Amer Charity Association - Gaza
  • Bin Baaz Islamic Charitable Association - Gaza
  • Birthright Unplugged
  • Blauvelt Dominican Sisters Social Justice Committee
  • Boycott From Within (http://boycottisrael.info)
  • Boston BDS (Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions)
  • Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights
  • Brampton Coalition for Peace and Justice - Ontario, Canada
  • British Committee for the Universities of Palestine (BRICUP)
  • Brooklyn For Peace
  • Canadian Alliance for Palestine
  • Canadian Arab Federation
  • Canadian Friends of Sabeel
  • Canadian Muslim Forum
  • Canadian Palestinian Foundation of Quebec, Canada
  • Canadian Peace Alliance
  • Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
  • Catalyst Project - San Francisco, California
  • Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid - Canada
  • Coalition of Friends for the Palestinian Student - Gaza
  • Coalition of Women for Peace
  • Coalition against Israeli Apartheid - Victoria
  • CODEPINK
  • Collective Center for Public Services - Gaza
  • Committee for an Open Discussion of Zionism
  • Community Change, Inc. - Boston, Mass., USA
  • Delaware Valley Veterans for America
  • Democratic National Law Foundation - Gaza
  • Development Horizons Association
  • Dorchester People for Peace - Massachusetts, USA
  • El-Basma Association for the Rehabilitation and Support of Mental Paralysis
  • Patients
  • Educational Forum - Gaza
  • El Karama Society
  • El-Salah Islamic Foundation - Jabalya, Gaza
  • El-Salah Islamic Association - Rafeh, Gaza
  • Engineering Association for Development and Progress
  • EuroPalestine
  • European Red Crescent
  • Faculty for Israel-Palestinian Peace - International and U.S.
  • Fakra (Idea) Youth Team - Palestine
  • Federation of Palestinian Labor Unions - Gaza
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • Focus on the Global South
  • Forum Palestinia, Italy
  • Founders of the Future Association - Gaza
  • Friends Association of Folks with Special Needs
  • Future Development Commission - Gaza
  • Future Eve [Hawwaa'] Association
  • Free Gaza Movement - Cyprus
  • Friends of Deir Ibzi'a
  • Friends of Sabeel - North America
  • Friends of the Palestinian Child Charity - Gaza
  • Friends of the Palestinian Environment - Gaza
  • Friends of the Visually Impaired Association
  • Furqan and Sunnah Society - Gaza
  • Future Association for Culture and Development - Gaza
  • Gaza Community Mental Health Program
  • Gaza Mental Health Foundation, Inc. - USA
  • General Union of Palestinian Women - Gaza
  • Global Exchange
  • Global Help Initiative for Palestine
  • Grassroots International
  • Greater Boston United for Justice with Peace
  • Greek Association for Solidarity with the Palestinian People - INTIFADA
  • Happy Household Society - Gaza
  • Heard and Hand Fund
  • Homeland Charity - Gaza
  • Independent Jewish Voices - Canada
  • Inmaa' Association for Relief and Development
  • Institute for Development Studies - Gaza
  • International Cultural Network for Palestine - Lebanon
  • International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network - Headquarters and Canada
  • International Solidarity Movement - Chicago and Northern California chapters
  • Islamic Association - Beit Hanoun
  • Islamic Society - Gaza
  • Islamic University of Gaza
  • Israel Women’s Network
  • Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) - Israel, UK, USA
  • Ittijah, the Union of Arab Community-based Associations - Haifa
  • Jews Against the Occupation, Sydney - Australia
  • Jewish Voice for a Just Peace - Austria
  • Jewish Voice for Peace
  • Jews Say No
  • Khadem el-Haramein Centre for the Quran and Sunna
  • Labourers' Support Association
  • Land of the Israa Charity
  • L'autre Parole: Collective de Feministes Chretiennes (Christian Feminist Collective) - Quebec, Canada
  • Lifesource
  • Madre
  • Madison-Rafah Sister City Project
  • Mandela Institute for Political Prisoners - Ramallah
  • Michigan Coalition for Human Rights
  • Michigan Peace Team
  • Middle East Children's Alliance
  • Nasa'im El-Fajr [Dawn Breezes] Association
  • National Center for Community Rehabilitation - Gaza
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada
  • Netherlands Palestine Committee
  • Neorhino.ca party - Canada
  • New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel
  • Nonviolence International - Washington D.C.
  • Noor Development of Communal Capacity - Gaza
  • Nour-Arab Women's foundation for Research - Lebanon
  • Not In Our Name - Canada
  • Nour Association for Societal Progress and Development - Rafeh
  • Nzra Youth Group - Gaza
  • Oakland Institute
  • One Democratic State Group - Gaza
  • Palestine Telegraph - Gaza
  • Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service
  • Palestine Task Force, Boston United for Justice with Peace
  • Palestine Youth Network
  • Palestinian Canadian Congress
  • Palestinian Child and Family Services Association
  • Palestinian International Campaign Against the Siege
  • Palestinian Graduates Forum
  • Palestinian League for Environmental Development and Protection
  • Palestinian Medical Relief Society
  • Palestinian Municipalities & Local Councils Union
  • Palestinian Network of NGOs (PNGO)
  • Palestinian Social Club - Canada
  • Palestinian Students' Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (Umbrella organization for 7 student orgs + Student Affairs of Palestine University)
  • Palestinian Unity Association
  • Palestinian Youth Committee
  • Pal Med Deutschland
  • Peace Action
  • Peaceworkers
  • People for Peace - London
  • People of Rafah Charity
  • Popular Committees for Refugees (8 camps) - Gaza
  • Progressive Democrats of America
  • Project Voice - AFSC New England
  • Public Service and Commercial Workers Union - Palestine
  • Qarttaba Charity Association
  • Rachel Corrie Foundation
  • Rafah Youth Sports Charity - Gaza
  • Rural Family Welfare Charity - Gaza
  • Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center - Jerusalem
  • Sarraj Association for Labourers
  • Sharek  Youth Forum
  • Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign
  • Shomer Shalom Institute for Jewish Nonviolence
  • Social and Cultural Organization of the United - Gaza
  • Social Charity Organization - Gaza
  • Society of Agricultural Awareness and Guidance, Gaza
  • Society of In'ash El-Usra / Al-Bireh - Palestine
  • Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights - Canada
  • Southern Women's Health Association - Gaza
  • Students Against Israeli Apartheid - Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
  • Students Against Israeli Apartheid - University of Toronto
  • Students for Palestine - Sydney, Australia
  • Taa'meer Association for Development and Rehabiliation in Society
  • Table de concertation de solidarite Quebec-Cuba
  • Tayseer Association for Marriage and Development
  • Thimar el-Kheir Associations for Progress and Development
  • Toronto Coalition Against the the War
  • Turathuna Charity Association
  • United for Peace and Justice
  • Union of Agricultural Workers - Palestine
  • Union of Food Manufacturers - Palestine
  • Union of Health Services Workers - Palestine
  • Union of Petrochemicals & Gas Workers - Palestine
  • Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East
  • University Teachers' Association in Palestine
  • Veterans for Peace - MN, Chapter 27
  • Veterans for Peace National Board
  • Veterans for Peace - NYC, Chapter 34
  • Vision of Palestine Association - Gaza
  • Voices for Creative Nonviolence
  • War Resisters International
  • War Resisters League
  • WESPAC Foundation
  • Women's International League for Peace & Freedom
  • Women’s Intercultural Network
  • Wits Palestine Solidarity Committee - Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Women in Black - Los Angeles
  • Women in Black - Vienna
  • Women in Solidarity with Palestine
  • Women for Palestine - Australia
  • Women of a Certain Age
  • Yabous Charity Organization - Gaza
  • Yadd Association for the Development of Youth Abilities
  • Yesh G'vul - Israel
  • Youth Association for Development
  • Youth Thought Development - Gaza
 
 

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