Gaza is Calling: End the Siege Now!

Gaza is Calling: End the Siege Now!
Saturday, June 6
Join protests in D.C. & California

Washington, D.C.
Gather at 12:00 noon
at the Israeli Embassy
(International Dr. and Van Ness St. NW, near Connecticut Ave.)


San Francisco, CA
Gather at 12:00 noon
UN Plaza
7th and Market Sts

Anaheim, CA
Gather at 1:00 pm
512 S. Brookhurst St.
b/w Orange Ave. & Broadway


Children demo in Gaza

A young boy demonstrates in Gaza, calling for an
end to the siege as President Obama speaks in Egypt.

This could be a breakthrough period for the people of Palestine. We are organizing demonstrations around the country tomorrow, June 6. ANSWER is also deeply involved in the upcoming Viva Palestina caravan to Gaza.

We are building a powerful movement in solidarity with the people of Gaza, but we can't do it without your help.

Please make an urgently needed donation today.

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As President Obama spoke in Egypt yesterday, children in Gaza came to the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt to demand an end to the U.S.-backed Israeli siege. Just last week, the United Nations reported that 30 percent of children three-years-old and younger now suffer from anemia. The widely reported deaths of one-year-old Odai Samir Abu Azzoum and 10-year-old Ribhi Jindiyeh due to lack of medical supplies and services in Gaza are just two of many children who suffer because of the siege.

The people of Palestine are suffering, but they are strong. We can now see the political climate is shifting around the world. All over the United States, people are organizing to bring an end to the siege.

Please show your support by making a donation today.

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Tomorrow - Saturday, June 6 - demonstrations will take place around the country for Gaza Solidarity Day, marking the 42nd anniversary of the Israel's seizure of Gaza. In Washington, D.C., join the demonstration on Saturday, June 6 at the Israeli Embassy, located at International Drive and Van Ness St., just one block from Connecticut Ave. (Red Line Metro to Van Ness-UDC). Demonstrations will also take place in California and in other states. We will also stand for all Palestinian people's inalienable right to return to their homes from which they were evicted.

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), Al-Awda - the Palestine Right to Return Coalition and more!

The people of the United States must act to demand that the U.S.-backed Israeli siege of Gaza must end immediately! Join the June 6th demonstrations in Washington, D.C., and across the country.

Please also make an urgently donation today to support the demonstrations, the upcoming caravan, and to keep the struggle going.

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