January 2010 – Anniversary Actions

Click here to see only a little of what went on in the UK to commemorate the 08/09 attacks on Gaza…


Palestine Memorial Week – 13th to 19th January 2010 in UK/Europe
Marking the first anniversary of Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Wednesday, 13th of January
Commemorating the First Anniversary of Gaza War.
Friends House, London Euston from 6-30 PM to 9-30 PM.
Speakers include: Clare Short MP, Baroness Jenny Tonge, Bob Marshall – Andrews MP,, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Ken Loach, Film Director and activist, Lord Nazir Ahmed, Majed al Zeer, PRC General Director, Om Kamel Al kurd, From Occupied Jerusalem, Sameh A. Habeeb, PRC representative and Witness from Gaza, Ewa Jasiewicz, Activist and Witness From Gaza, Peter Eyre, Middle East Expert, Presentation on Gaza Recent conditions, Arafat Madi, Head Of European Campaign To End Siege on Gaza, Other speakers from the participating organizations. Short videos will be screened. Pluto Press and Ewa will be selling my book there.

Thursday, 14th January
Launch of the biggest parliamentarian delegation to Gaza

Thursday 14th January
Film screening at Goldsmith University, student Union from 3PM to 5 PM. “Unseen Gaza” or “101” will be screened.

Saturday 16th January 2010
Gaza Rememberance Die-in, 1pm, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N
Visit the website to sign up to represent one of the 1417 killed in Gaza

Sunday 17th January
1 PM to 5 PM – speakers will deliver speeches in English, Arabic, French and other languages. There will also be a gallery at Hyde Park, Speaker Corne


Target Brimar’s 22 Days of Waging Peace in and near Manchester.


Saturday 9th January 2010
Remember Gaza infostall in Churchill Square, Brighton followed by Silent Vigil for the Victims of the Gaza massacre at 5pm

Wednesday 13th January 2010
Naming of the Victims of the Gaza Massacre outside EDO MBM, Home Farm Rd, 2.30 – 6pm

Monday 18th January 2010
Smash EDO – Remember Gaza Mass Demo

Other events will be conducted by Sussex, Glasgow, Brighton and Manchester universities. Visit the Palestine Return Centre website for the details later this week.


For the global film day on January 18, visit www.toshootanelephant.com

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