Mike Cushman and Jonathan Rosenhead
of BRICUP sailed to Gaza on the FreeGaza boat Dignity. Their trip,
which lasted from 8-12 December 2008 was to help 11 students escape
from the siege of Gaza and continue their studies abroad.

Jonathan and Mike  boarding the Dignity

While they were there: they met trade unionists and civil society groups;
and toured Gaza and saw the effects of the blockade and of Israeli bombing
and shelling.

Read press releases from
FreeGaza and Bricup

photographs of their trip

Two videos of interviews of Mike Cushman and Jonathan Rosenhead by
Haim Brasheeth about their visit.