Protest Today Irish Nobel Laureate Kidnapped by Israel - Protest and Take Action

01/07/2009 - 17:00

19 of the passengers of the Free Gaza boat 'Spirit of Humanity' - including Nobel Laureate Mairead Corrigan-Maguire and IPSC member Derek Graham, abducted yesterday in international waters, continue to be held by the Israeli military. Two Palestinian members of the team were released earlier today.

The IPSC is holding an emergency protest today Wednesday 1st July, 5pm, at the GPO on O'Connell Street, Dublin.  We encourage you to come along to demand the release of the kidnapped members of the Free Gaza Movement - demand their release, demand the return of the supplies, demand the release of the boat, demand a safe sea-passage to Gaza, and demand that the brutal siege of Gaza be lifted.

Also, please;

  • Call, fax or email the Embassy of Israel in Ireland demanding the immediate release of all kidnapees and all confiscated goods.  Phone: 01-230-9400 Fax: 01-230-9446.  Email: info@dublin.mfa.gov.il
  •  Contact the RTE news desk (01) 2083111 and request that they carry this story
  •  Contact the Middle East section of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs (01) 478 0822 and ask that they demand the Israeli government  immediately release the Irish citizens it has illegally detained.