Let Gaza live!

Campaign
The murderous embargo must be lifted
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In the Gaza Strip one and a half million people virtually live under siege, behind barbed wire and without a chance to escape this prison camp. The living conditions are unbearable due to a severe shortage of food, medicine and clean water, strictly limited power supply and worsening hygienic conditions. Despite this situation the blockade of the Gaza Strip is tightened and the Israeli Army is launching military actions and bombardments on an almost daily basis. Those who have to suffer are the civilians.

Gaza shall live with Gamal el Khoudray, independent MP from Gaza

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Campaign: 
Sat, 05/17/2008
Forum and concert in Vienna

May 17th, 2008, 19.00
Schwarzspanierstr.15, 1090 Vienna

60 years after the massive expulsion of the Palestinians from their home country a murderous embargo makes 1.5 million people in Gaza struggle for survival.

The campaign "Gaza shall live" calls on the Austrian government and the European Union to lift the embargo on the Gaza Strip in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.

Panellists:

Gamal Elkoudary
Independent Representative of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Gaza

Karin Resetarits
Member of the European Parliament

Let Gaza speak

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Campaign: 
Fri, 05/09/2008
National conference of the Italian "Gaza must live" committee to end the embargo

Turin, Saturday May 10th, 10am to 2pm
Dar al-Hikma Italian-Arab Center
Via Fiocchetto 15 (Porta Palazzo zone)

With the intervention of Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya, in live broadcast from Gaza

May 14th: Anniversary of Nakba & Palestinian resistance

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Campaign: 
Tue, 04/15/2008
European Campaign To End The Siege Of Gaza

Press Release , 15 April 2008

May 14th marks the 60th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, during which over 530 Palestinian towns and villages were depopulated and destroyed and 750,000 men, women, and children driven from their land. This programme of ethnic cleansing will also be marked as the anniversary of the formation of the apartheid state of Israel.

Anger over genocide in Gaza grows

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Campaign: 
Sun, 04/06/2008
Considerations how to continue after a successful protest in Egypt

Since the imposition of the embargo on Gaza and its radicalisation in January of this year already several international solidarity delegations tried to enter besieged Gaza. The latest attempt took place on March 31 starting from Cairo and trying to reach Gaza with relief materials.

Egyptian govt blocks solidarity delegation to Gaza

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Campaign: 
Protest against the complicity of the EU in the genocide
Thu, 04/03/2008
On March 31, 2008, an international delegation with some 30 participants from the Basque country, Austria, Scotland, Norway, Iceland, Italy, Netherlands, France, Spain, Greece, USA, Turkey, Palestine, Jordan and India was determined to reach Rafah, in order to bring relief to the besieged Palestinian people in Gaza and to extend our solidarity with their courageous resistance.

But the Egyptian security forces halted the delegation at Baladua, 190 km from the border. After staging a protest at the check point we began to walk towards Rafah, since our bus was blocked from moving ahead. Finally, after the police was blocking the road, taking away our passports and threatening us with arrest, we decided to take our protest back into Cairo itself. A rally was staged outside of the delegation of the European Union.

European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza

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Campaign: 
Protest at Rafah Border Crossing, End of March 2008
Mon, 03/10/2008
In support of the suffering Palestinians in Gaza and in protest against the Israeli aggression, The European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza invites all European activists and Politicians to take part in a solidarity demonstration against the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.

Place: the Rafah Border Crossing
Time: Last week of March 2008

People wishing to participate must e-mail the Campaign for further information by 14/03/2008

The European Campaign to end the Siege on Gaza
Tel: 0031 6136 444 44
info@freedomforpalestine.org

Gaza: Break the isolation - stop the massacres
Call for a solidarity delegation to enter via Rafah

Gaza must live!

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Campaign: 
Italian Appeal to end a genocidal embargo
Wed, 12/05/2007
In 1996 the Palestinians, voting massively for Fatah, expressed their hope for a just peace with Israel. This hope has, however, been frustrated by Israel's systematic violation of the Oslo Accords, which stipulated that Israel should withdraw its troops from and dismantle its settlements on 90% of the Occupied Territories.

Having taken office after his provocative stride across the Aqsa esplanade, Sharon stopped the withdrawal of the army and further increased the pace of settlement construction - or, to be more precise, racially segregated cities which inhabitants are armed to the teeth and operate as auxiliary militias of the Tsahal. As if this would not suffice, Sharon started the construction of the "security wall" resulting in the military annexation of a further 7% of the Palestinian land thus violating again the US resolutions.

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