Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Gaza Freedom March Protests Continue in Cairo, Organizers Say Egypt Offer to Allow 100 into Gaza Not Sufficient

Democracy Now!
With Amy Goodman

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"Hundreds of activists with the Gaza Freedom March are staging continued demonstrations and sit-ins in Cairo to protest the Egyptian government’s refusal to allow them to cross the border into Gaza. Organizers say an offer by Egyptian authorities this morning to allow just 100 members of the group to go to Gaza was not sufficient. More than 1,300 people from over forty countries are in Cairo as part of the Gaza Freedom March. We go to Cairo to speak with Ali Abunimah of Electronic Intifada......

We go now to Cairo where we are joined on the telephone by Ali Abunimah, he is the co-founder of Eletronic Intifada and is taking part in the Gaza Freedom March. He is author of “One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse.”....."

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