July 8 Rally to Commemorate 2014 Gaza Massacre – Speakers: Kevin Neish, Jim Manley, Hana Kawas

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at 5:30pm

CBC – Corner of Hamilton & Georgia St

Rally to Commemorate 2014 Gaza Massacre

Kevin Neish – recently returned from Israeli jail and “Marianne” boat to Gaza
Jim Manley  – former NDP MP and former member of Canadian Boat to Gaza
Hanna Kawas – long time Vancouver Palestinian activist – Canada Palestine Association
TBA – Independent Jewish Voices
Solidarity Notes Choir

Operation Protective Edge, the most recent Israeli massacre of Palestinians, began on July 7, 2014 and ended on August 26, 2014. Over 2,200 Palestinians were killed, the vast majority civilians, by 6,000 air strikes and over 50,000 tank and artillery shells, four times the explosives used in Operation Cast Lead. According to Mary McGown, Chair of the UN Human Rights Council Commission on Gaza “the extent of the devastation and human suffering was unprecedented and will affect generations to come”.

We cannot allow this episode in 67 years of brutal occupation and violence to be forgotten.

Please join us.

Current organizers and endorsers: Boycott Israel Apartheid Campaign, Canada Palestine Association, Canadian Boat to Gaza, CanPalNet, Coalition Against Israel Apartheid-Victoria, Critical Muslim Voices, Independent Jewish Voices, United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine and Israel.

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