Gaza Aid Flotilla

SAN FRANCISCO LABOUR COUNCIL CONDEMS ISRAELI ATTACK ON GAZA AID FLOTILLA SHIP

Whereas many labor organizations, including: International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC; World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU); International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF); International Dockworkers Council (IDC); International Federation of Journalists; Public Services International (PSI); Education International (EI); Trades Union International – Building, Wood, Building Materials & Allied Industries; Australian Council of Trade Unions; Canadian Union of Postal Workers; Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Ontario; Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), and National Union of Mineworkers (S. Africa); New Zealand Council of Trade Unions; Irish Congress of Trade Unions, and IMPACT, Ireland’s largest public and services union; Maritime Union of Australia; National Union of Journalists (U.K.); Greek General Confederation of Labor (GSEE); Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU); Swedish Dock Workers Union; Norwegian Dock Workers Union, and Norwegian Labor Federation (LO); Trades Union Congress (U.K.); UNISON, the largest public sector union in Britain UNITE, Britain’s largest union; U.S. Labor Against the War; Arab American Union Members Council; Bay Area Labor Committee for Peace & Justice; International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU), Local 10 Alameda County Central Labor Council have condemned the May 31st Israeli commando attack on the Gaza Aid Flotilla, which killed at least nine unarmed people and seized and detained some 700 passengers and crew.

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