LONDON PARTICIPATION IN THIS YEAR'S FREEDOM FLOTILLA
Wed. Sept. 26, 2018, 6:30 pm (The program will start at 7 pm SHARP.)
Stevenson and Hunt Rooms A&B
London Public Library (Central)
251 Dundas St.
The Freedom Flotilla Coalition is an international civil society movement opposing the blockade of Gaza through nonviolent direct action. They have been challenging the illegal and inhumane Israeli blockade of Gaza for many years.
In 2018, a total of four boats sailed from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean to engage with the public about issues of Palestinian human rights in over 28 communities. Two boats were attacked and seized in international waters by Israeli Occupation Forces, with a total of 34 participants from 16 countries kidnapped, imprisoned and deported.
Two Londoners who were involved in this initiative (STEPHANIE KELLY and DAVID HEAP, our Chapter Co-Chair) will tell their stories as part of the broader struggle to press for the blockade to be unconditionally lifted and Palestinian people everywhere to achieve their full rights, including the right to freedom of movement and the right of return, which Palestinians in Gaza have been marching for since March.
+ Questions and Answers, moderated by David Heap, Co-Chair of London Chapter, Council of Canadians.
Free admission. Everyone Welcome. Donations welcome.
Hosted by the Council of Canadians, London Chapter
Coffee, tea, juice, and water provided
Bring a friend!! Let's network!
FRAGRANCE FREE EVENT! Please be respectful of attendees who have serious allergies! No perfume or flowers will be permitted.
This event takes place on the ancestral lands of the Haudenosaunee, Anishinaabek, Lenape, Huron-Wendat, and Attawandaron Peoples.
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