[act-ma] Fw: Call to Action: Sat. Jan 3rd 12PM March to End Israel's War on Gaza

tom arabia tom_arabia at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 1 16:47:37 PST 2009


Call to Action: End Israel's War on Gaza!


Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=40573827271

March to End Israel's War on Gaza
12PM Sat. Jan 3 
Copley Plaza, Boston

No more US Tax Dollars for Israeli War Crimes!
End the Genocide in Palestine! 
End the Israeli siege of Gaza! 
End the 60 Year Occupation of Palestine! 
We support the right of Palestinians to resist!

speakers confirmed:

Deema Faisal, poet, Palestine Cultural Center for Peace
Ian Lavallee, an Iraqi Veteran Against the War
Representative of Somerville Divestment Project
Salma Abu Ayyash, Palestinian Activist
Gabe Camacho, AFSC
Jeff Klein, Dorchester People for Peace (prefers not to be introduced as Jewish because he is not.)
Hannah Nesbit Allen, Hampshire College Divestment Project
Representative of UMass Boston Antiwar Coalition

For the past 18 months Israel has
been blockading Gaza, preventing food, medical supplies and fuel to
enter the Gaza strip, and creating a humanitarian crisis which has been
condemned by countless organizations, including the United Nations,
Oxfam, the European Union and the Physicians for Human Rights - Israel.

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza have
killed 400 people and injured 1700 at last count. Israel is refusing
calls for a ceasefire and planning a ground invasion that would
inevitably leave thousands of civilians dead. Richard Falk UN
Rapporteur on the Palestinian Territories called for an immediate end
to the attacks, saying, "Israel is committing a shocking series of
atrocities by using modern weaponry against a defenceless population."  

Join us Saturday! 


      
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