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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
Organized by the Vancouver Committee of the Canadian Boat to Gaza
Media sponsor: rabble.ca
National tour organized by: Canadian Boat to Gaza, Canadian Arab Federation, Canadian Peace Alliance, CUPW, Council of Canadians, Independent Jewish Voices
Local endorsers: ADALA- the Canadian Arab Justice Committee; Alex Atamanenko, Building Bridges; Canadian Palestine Association; CanPalNet, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights; Stopwar; The Vancouver Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society (Quakers); Vancouver District Labour Council; Westcoast Sheen; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom; World Peace Forum; Boycott Israeli Apartheid Committee; Streams of Justice; Communication and Outreach Committee – Trinity United Church, Port Coquitlam.