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Recognising a Palestinian state is not just about rectifying historic injustice” but also provides “the best means of ensuring the long term peace and security of both Israel and Palestine”, a city councillor said this week.
Galway will be addressed by a citizen of Gaza this afternoon as part of a Palestine solidarity event which takes place in Eyre Square. Meanwhile businesses in Kinvara have also started to boycott Israeli goods.
Galwegians are being asked to donate children’s toys, clothes, books, schoolbags for the Toys for Gaza event.
I had the remarkable opportunity to travel to Israel and Palestine last week to visit development and human rights organisations which are working for peace in the region.
Anna Baltzer a Jewish-American, the granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, and an award-winning lecturer, author, and activist will be speaking in Galway this weekend.
The Galway Palestine Children’s Appeal have entered Gaza with more than €20,000 worth of humanitarian aid, including medical supplies, sports equipment, and musical instruments.
What is life like in Gaza following the devastation caused by the Israeli air and sea strikes in 2009? A new documentary to be shown on TG4, featuring Co Galway based social activist and sean-nós singer Treasa Ní Cheannabháin, will provide a harrowing insight.
Two human rights activists from Mayo were aboard an Irish owned boat travelling into Gaza carrying humanitarian aid this week.
The Galway City Council is to “express solidarity” with Beit Lahia, a Palestinian city in which civilians have been killed by Israeli Defence Force tank shells.