The Campaign to End the Blockade of Gaza – Canada’s Role
Please join us to hear
Ehab Lotayef give his firsthand account of the Freedom Waves to Gaza which took place in November, when Irish and Canadian boats tried to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.
A poet and activist from Montreal, Lotayef was on board the Canadian boat, the Tahrir, when it was seized by the Israeli navy in international waters. Freedom Waves is part of an ongoing global solidarity movement challenging the blockade of Gaza and working for the freedom for Palestine.
Introduction by Libby Davies
When: Saturday Feb 18th 7pm
Where: Alice McKay room
Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia
This talk is part of national tour organized by the Canadian Boat to Gaza and sponsored by Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Canadian Arab Federation, Canadian Peace Alliance, The Council of Canadians and Independent Jewish Voices
Organized by the Vancouver Committee of the Canadian Boat to Gaza
Local endorsers: ADALA- the Canadian Arab Justice Committee, Alex Atamanenko, Boycott Israeli Apartheid Committee, Building Bridges, Canadian Palestine Association, CanPalNet, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights, Stopwar, The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Unitarian Church – Social Justice Committee, Vancouver District Labour Council, Westcoast Sheen, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, World Peace Forum
For events in Nanaimo and Victoria, please visit calender of events on Canadian Boat to Gaza website.