Justice for Furkan Dogan

Three years ago this week,
in international waters, the Israeli navy intercepted a flotilla of ships attempting to deliver humanitarian goods to the Gaza Strip and to break Israel's illegal blockade.

Israeli commandos stormed the ships and killed eight Turkish citizens and 18-year-old U.S. citizen Furkan Dogan aboard the Mavi Marmara.

But instead of investigating Furkan's killing and holding Israel accountable, the Obama administration deferred to Israel’s investigation, which predictably exonerated all of the Israeli soldiers involved and failed to provide any explanation for Furkan's killing. Disturbingly, the Obama administration even engaged in diplomatic efforts to obstruct attempts to obtain international accountability for the attack, according to documents obtained by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.

Please take a minute to add your name to this petition calling on President Obama to investigate Furkan Dogan’s killing and hold Israel accountable.
U.N. Human Rights Council Report
Center for Constitutional Rights: Gaza Freedom Flotilla
Anatolia News Agency: Father of Victim Joins Delegation to U.S.


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    18336 6.9 years ago Gene St Onge I was on the Sfendonh following just behind the Mavi Marmara as part of the 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla. When we were in Israeli prison, I was incredulous to find that the State Dept. envoy that visi...
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    18332 7.1 years ago Helene Stone Justice and accountability is necessary for all--including Israel, the United States and Palestine--and should not be selective.
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    18328 7.3 years ago Charlie Toledo well as you know I am one of those folks who goes outta my way to get involved w/folks that have guns & bombs and such... one day we can learn to share all the good things in life w/all the sentient...
    18327 7.3 years ago Irum Qureshi
    18326 7.3 years ago Harvest McCampbell The Israeli impunity must end. In the international community--consequences, correction, must be applied evenly and fairly or we create despotic states. Despotic states like Israel. This is not t...
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