31 December 2009: All along the idea for the Gaza Freedom March was that there would be a march inside Gaza once the delegation arrived, and a concurrent march to the Erez checkpoint on the Israeli side of the checkpoint. Although most of the Gaza Freedom March delegation did not go to Gaza from Cairo, the marches still took place. The photo above is the from the Erez checkpoint, and here is a report we just received about the Gaza march: [Read the report]
To mark a year to the war of Gaza and in the demand to remove the blockade from Gaza Strip
Thursday, 31 in December, opposite Erez Checkpoint
Prior to receiving the letter from a critical reader, I of course, was planning to see how the Western media were going to cover the Iran protests. The New York Times has moved her Iran correspondent from…Toronto to…New York City, to get closer to the story.
Happy New Year from Cairo
31 December 2009
This is our fifth day in Cairo and we invite you to read our blog with accounts of our days here. We are still trying to get reach Gaza and our wish for the new year will be for a better future filled with peace and justice for the Palestinian people.
Happy New Year, Barbara Lubin