IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation president Mr Bulent Yildirim has announced they have started a new campaign for Gaza. Within the special discussion session at the '5th Civil Society Organisations in The Islamic World' conference held by the Organizasion of Islamic Conference (OIC) Mr Yildirim had explained Gaza has been brought back to the state it was in, before the Gaza Freedom Flotilla had set off stating 'I am announcing, here, today that we have started a new campaign for Gaza. All NGO's have to start acting and take responsibility for this cause. The Organization of Islamic Conference has to help in opening up a humanitarian corridor over Egypt to transfer the necessary humanitarian aid. They should not bother us again with means of going over sea and convoys'
WHAT EVER HAPPENS, WE SHOULD NOT FORGET GAZA
Mr Yildirim continued, stating it is a responbility upon everyone to help wartorn Syria who is currently in a chaotic state but 'where ever we are, we should not forget Gaza who is under going an illegal embargo'
GAZA WAS SHOWERED WITH FUNDS AND AID
With the campaign started by Mr Yildirim more than 6.5 million dollars was raised. The most suprising region to have contributed to the campaign was Arakan. The NGO representative from Arakan had stated alot of help and aid was given to their country, even though they don't have alot to give, they wanted to contribute to the Gaza campaign with 5 thousand dollars.
Mr Yildirim had finished his speech stating 'The campaign for Gaza is still continuing, and we forsee that the aid and funds will be transferred to Gaza via Egypt and Jordan. We are quite sure both these countries will not cause any difficulties'