The Viva Palestina Aid convoy to Gaza has been attacked by Egyptian police forces. There will be a protest in NYC today (Wednesday 1/6) from 4:30-6:30pm at the Egyptian Consulate, 44th st & 2nd Ave.
See the article below for more information!
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Solidarity with the people of Palestine
Mission to Gaza
For updates on the convoy carrying humanitarian relief supplies for the people of Gaza, visit the Viva Palestina Web site:
Viva Palestina is asking activists to mobilize protests where possible at Egyptian embassies and consulates, and to contact Egyptian officials to demand that the violence against the convoy end and Viva Palestina be allowed safe and speedy passage. To reach the Egyptian embassy in Washington, D.C., e-mail Embassy@egyptembassy.net, call 202-895-5400 and fax 202-244-4319.
Labor for Palestine has issued a call for trade union members and activists to add their voices in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Read more about it here:
Read SocialistWorker.org’s past coverage of Gaza
Analysis: Eric Ruder
GAZA’S TUNNEL ECONOMY
Interview: Haidar Eid
ISRAEL’S WAR OF TERROR AGAINST GAZA
Read SocialistWorker.org’s journal from a convoy to Gaza in July 2009
JOURNAL: CONVOY TO GAZA
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