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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    18143 5.5 years ago enes eryilmaz
    18142 5.5 years ago M. D. Block Israel lies, steals and murders with impunity! Americans don't want to be complicit in Israel's pernicious, vile, evil abuse and 'war crimes.'
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    18139 5.5 years ago Anonymous Stand up for real justice for this kind unarmed youth!

    If you don't you are the one who should go to do community service for the boy's grieving family.

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