Rally for Hunger-Strickers in the West Bank

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It is remarkable that so many of us in ‘the West’ continue to associate Palestinian activism with suicide bombing and acts of ‘terrorism’. Meanwhile peaceful protests continue across Palestine and hunger-strikers continue to suffer in Israeli gaols.

Father Dave

source: www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1302/S00138/palestine-rally-to-support-hunger-strikers-in-west-bank.htm…

Palestine: Rally to support hunger strikers in West Bank

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 1:09 pm
Press Release: UFree

Rally to support Palestinian Prisoners and hunger strikers in West Bank

UFree Network to defend the rights of Palestinian prisoners along with a number of human rights’ organisations are organising a rally in West Bank to support Palestinian hunger strikers. The rally on Monday 11th Feb. 2013 from 11am where families or prisoners as well as Human Rights activists will take part.

Monday-action rally is called by families of Palestinian prisoners and organised by UFree Network, Prisoner Club, and the High Committee to support Prisoners and Yousef Al Sideeq organisation. It is expected that families of prisoners from Jerusalem, West Bank, Palestine 1948, and Gaza to take part in these events.

Meanwhile, former prisoners, representatives of Palestinian factions, public figures and members of National Reconciliation Freedom Committee will also participate in the action day. Shireen Al Isawi, sister of Samir Al Isawi who is on hunger strike for more than 200 days will take part. Sheikh Raed Salah as well as representatives of NGOs will deliver speeches.

read the rest of this article here: www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1302/S00138/palestine-rally-to-support-hunger-strikers-in-west-bank.htm…

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