One-year-old Odai Samir Abu Azzoum dies in Gaza as
a direct result of the ongoing U.S.-backed Israeli siege ...
All out for Sat, June 6
March on Washington, D.C.
to End the Siege of Gaza!
Gaza Solidarity Day on the 42nd Anniversary of Israel's seizure of Gaza
RALLY & MARCH
Saturday, June 6
Gather at 12:00 noon
at the Israeli Embassy in D.C.
International Dr. & Van Ness St. (1 blk from Connecticut Ave.)
A small child lies in a hospital in Gaza.
This morning, Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported that just yesterday an infant - one-year-old Odai Samir Abu Azzoum - died in Rafah from several complications, including pneumonia.
This baby's death is a direct result of the ongoing U.S.-backed Israeli siege.
Though doctors in Gaza successfully dealt with similar cases in the past, they are no longer able to because of the lack of medical equipment caused by the siege. It was also the siege that made the infant's transfer to a hospital outside of Gaza impossible.
Also yesterday, Ribhi Jindiyeh - a 10-year-old with lymphoma - died in Gaza while waiting for Israeli permission to cross the border to attend a scheduled appointment with a specialist because the doctors in Gaza were not able to treat him for lack of medical supplies.
How many others will die before this siege comes to an end? The people of the United States must act to demand that the U.S.-backed Israeli siege of Gaza must end immediately!
People from across the East Coast, Midwest and South are making plans to be in D.C. on Saturday, June 6 - the 42nd anniversary of Israel's seizure of Gaza - to stand in solidarity with those still suffering in Gaza and demand an end to the siege. We will also stand for all Palestinian people's inalienable right to return to their homes from which they were evicted. Make your travel plans today!
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Sponsoring organizations for the June 6 Gaza Solidarity Day include ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism), Muslim American Society (MAS) Freedom, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), National Council of Arab Americans (NCA) and more!
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