Monday, May 10, 2010

The Journey to Gaza Begins in Ireland

The Free Gaza Movement

"For immediate release
Monday May 10th 2010

When: Wednesday, May 12 10:00-12:00
Where: Dundalk Docks, 40 Quay Street, Dundalk, Ireland
What: Photo-call and press launch for the MV Rachel Corrie,

Volunteers will load last construction supplies denied entry into Gaza onto Free Gaza’s Irish cargo ship.

Freedom Flotilla participants will christen the Irish cargo ship, the MV Rachel Corrie. A bottle of Palestinian olive oil will be smashed against the ship as a celebration of Palestinian land rights, and international solidarity for justice and peace.

High profile Irish supporters and Freedom Flotilla partners IHH (Turkish human rights organisation), European Campaign to End the Siege of Gaza (ECESG), The Perdana Global Peace Organisation from Malaysia, and the Greek and Irish Ship to Gaza campaigns will join Free Gaza organizers to send the Rachel Corrie off to Gaza.

Greta Berlin: 00353 851302199, Caoimhe Butterly: 00353 876 114 553, Niamh Moloughney 00353 857747257, Ewa Jasiewicz: 00353 876114 553, Fintan Lane: 00353 87 1258325"

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