Gerd von der Lippe


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Gerd von der Lippe born Norway November 16, 1942. Norwegian professor of sports sociology; feminist and journalist. Organized Gaza Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC); arrested by Israel in international waters aboard Al-Awda (“Return”), 2018.


The UN has stated that the Israeli blockade is a 'violation of international law' . . . The most important work for the FFC is to end the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Two million Palestinian people there are living in hell in the largest detention centre in the world. The Israelis are conducting a mass psychological experiment and this is a global crime, which the FFC continues to fight against in a non-violent way.” (Memo: Middle East Monitor, Aug. 28, 2018; photo