IAWM BULLETIN 08 AUGUST 2014
In this bulletin:
1. NATIONAL PROTEST FOR GAZA THIS SATURDAY
All out for Palestine this Saturday.
In just four weeks at least 1900 people killed in Gaza, including 373 children – see http://www.dhakatribune.com/world/2014/aug/08/name-373-children-killed-g....
2. On Tuesday 05 August 2014 the IAWM launched its pamphlet entitled "World War 1 - what did they die for?" – along with a statement signed by over 75 people, many of them prominent figures from artistic, cultural, sporting and political life in Ireland. The launch was addressed by Clare Daly TD, artist Robert Ballagh, the Chair of CND the Revd. Patrick Comerford, former MEP Patricia Mc Kenna and writer, historian and secretary of the IAWM Steering Committee, John Molyneux.
The Irish Anti War Movement has called a mass boycott action for next Thursday, 07 August in Dublin City Centre.
This protest will afterwards join the Gaza Action protest also on Thursday.
Please share and invite your contacts.
Events for Gaza
The Senate is reconvening to debate Palestine on at 2pm Thursday (31 July).
1. IAWM CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE CEASEFIRE AND NEGOTIATIONS OF HAMAS 10-POINT PLAN AND CALLS ON IRISH GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT THIS
The Irish anti-War Movement (IAWM) issued a statement today calling for an immediate ceasefire and direct negotiations of the ten-point plan put forward by the Hamas leadership, which has been endorsed by the PLO. It also called on the Irish Government to support such a move. See full PR here - http://irishantiwar.org/taxonomy/term/5
2. IAWM calls all supporters to come out on the IPSC march and rally for Gaza this Saturday
IAWM SUPPORTS IPSC PROTEST FOR GAZA THIS SATURDAY
Members of the IAWM are encouraged to promote and come to this protest organised by the IPSC.
STOP THE SLAUGHTER IN GAZA NOW!
Dear friends of the Palestinian people,
The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called another emergency protest for this Saturday at 2pm to highlight the brutal onslaught on the people of Palestine which has killed over 220 people. We would like to thank all who helped mobilise for the demo last Saturday, and ask you to please support this action too by attending, and helping to spread the word about it.
If you are active in a political or advocacy organisation, community group, trade union etc, please share the details in your networks, newsletters, websites, socials media sites etc. If you are an individual then you can still share via email or social media.
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Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you on Saturday in a strong show of solidarity with the people of Palestine, and Gaza in particular. The Irish Times says there was 3,000 there last week, let's make it even bigger!