Details of Actions: Palestine Memorial Week

Details of Actions: Palestine Memorial Week

Palestine Memorial Week

13th to 19th January 2010 in UK/Europe

Marking the first anniversary of Israeli onslaught on Gaza

Called by:

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC), Palestinian Forum in the UK, European Campaign to End Siege on Gaza, Islamic forum of Europe (IFE), Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS), Muslim Association of Britain (MAB), Islamic Human Rights Commission in Britain (IHRC), Student Council Goldsmith University and Action Palestine

1-Wednesday, 13th of January: Commemorating the First Anniversary of Gaza War.

Venue, 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

Ewa Jasiewicz, Activist and Witness From Gaza

Peter Eyre, Middle East Expert, Presentation on Gaza Recentconditions

Arafat Madi, Head Of European Campaign To End Siege on Gaza

Other speakers from the participating organizations.

Short videos will be screened.

2- Thursday, 14th January: Launch of the biggest parliamentarian delegation to Gaza. On same day a movie will be screened, "To Shoot an Elephant", at Goldsmith University. No specific place for event yet.

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

4-Saturday, 16th January: Amass visual protest/stunt, where Some hundred activists will play dead' for a few minutes in remembrance of civilians killed in Gaza by Israel.From 1-30 to 2:00 PM

5-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 Corner.

6-Other events will be conducted by Sussex, Glasgow, Brighton andManchester universities. Visit our website for the details later thisweek.

7- Dozens Of other events and actions will be carried out by General Secretariat of Palestinian in Europe Conference. The events will commemorate the 1st anniversary of Gaza war as well as all Palestinianvictims. Visit our website for the details later this week.

Open to all and admission is free. Other actions within the week can be found on our website.

Endorsed by, Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), Friends of Al Aqsa, Labour Friends Of Palestine and the Middle East (LFPME), Free Palestine Movement (FPM) and International Solidarity Movement (ISM).

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