Friday, July 21, 2006

Solidarity protests

Here are all of the upcoming solidarity actions we have heard about so far. All times given are local. We're hearing about reports from actions that have already taken place, like this one from Korea and these from Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, and Brasilia in Brazil.

Friday July 21, 2006
  • Brazil: Sao Paulo - Praca da Se, 3 pm
  • Canada: Calgary - City Hall 3 pm
  • France: Reims - Place d'Erlon 6:30 pm
  • Germany: Berlin - Adenauerplatz 4 pm
  • Switzerland: Bern - Bundesplatz, 3 pm
  • UAE: Dubai - In front of the Lebanese consulate in Dubai 5 pm
  • USA: Columbus, Ohio - SILENT CANDLELIGHT VIGIL at 15TH AND HIGH STREET 6 to 8 pm

Saturday July 22, 2006
International day of Action

LEBANON - ALL WOMEN from ALL regions, are invited to join the sit-in to be held on Saturday July 22 at 11:00 am in front of the ESCWA building.
PLEASE COME, WE ARE COUNTING ON YOUR VITAL SUPPORT.
This is a cry to STOP THE WAR, to STOP THE DESTRUCTION and THE BRUTAL MASS-MURDER OF OUR PEOPLE, OF OUR INNOCENT CHILDREN, OF OUR WOMEN, OF OUR MEN, !
WHITE SHIRTS are requested. LEBANESE FLAGS are welcome.

  • Australia: Adelaide - (12PM) at Parliament house in Adelaide
  • Australia: Melbourne - (1 PM) in front of the State Library in Melbourne CBD
  • Canada: Toronto - (1 PM) Israeli Consulate, 180 Bloor Street West
  • Canada: Montreal - (2 PM) DORCHESTER SQUARE (CORNER PEEL AND RENE-LEVESQUE)
  • Canada: Vancouver - (3 PM) Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Canada: Ottawa - (11 AM) Parliament Hill
  • France:Dijon - Place Darcy (13h30)
  • France: Marseilles - (6:30 pm) Vieux Port
  • Germany: Munich - (3:30 PM) Kalsplatz
  • Germany: Hanover - Kröpcke Strass
  • Germany: Frankfurt - (2 PM) - Homburger Landstrasse/Ecke Friedberger Warte (contact: Tel.: 0172 519 84 13 , 0152 051 251 25, 0162 932 83 04 )
  • Hong Kong - (11:00 AM) in central station Hong Kong
  • Ireland: Dublin - (2:00 pm) march from central bank plaza to the Israeli Embassy
  • Netherlands: Amsterdam - At the Beursplein
  • Sweden - Goteborg
  • Switzerland - Geneva
  • UK: London - (12PM) march from Embankment to Marble Arch
  • UK: other locations
  • USA: Boston (12 to 3 PM) - In front of City Hall Plaza
  • USA: Chicago (noon) - Chicago Tribune Plaza
  • USA: Detroit - (12 PM) Tribune Plaza
  • USA: Columbus, Ohio - (6 to 8 PM) Candlelight vigil at 15TH and High St.
  • USA: Rochester, NY - (1 pm) Federal Building

Sunday July 23, 2006

  • Italy, Ancova - ROMA SQUARE
  • USA, Dallas TX - (3 pm) Ferris Plaza
  • USA, Fort Myers FL - (4 PM) Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) campus

Monday July 24th, 2006
  • France: Marseille - (6:30 pm) Vieux Port
Tuesday, July 25th:
Wednesday, July 26th:
  • Portugal: Lisbon - (6:30) Israeli embassy
  • Portugal : Porto - (6:30 pm) Praca da Batalha
Saturday, August 12th:
  • USA: Washington, DC - (12 noon) White House

4 Comments:

Blogger Juhani Lohikoski said...

There is also demonstration against Israelis bombings on every monday at Helsinki, Finland. Meeting on Kiasma 5 pm.

Next one is 24.7.

More info: Pysäyttäkää sota -verkosto

9:59 PM  
Blogger xana said...

you can see some photos of protests all over the world in http://www.20minutos.es/galeria/1363/0/0/fotos/manifestaciones/libano/

support from portugal
xana, lisbon

11:37 PM  
Blogger Neil Williams said...

News on the UK London Demonstration (it will be HUGE!) on Saturday 6th August can be found at:
http://www.stopwar.org.uk/

Cheeck this site out after 6th August for pictures.

Further news and reports on the UK Respect Blog at:
http://respectuk.blogspot.com/

Neil Williams

7:13 PM  
Blogger Neil Williams said...

100,000 in London Demo on Saturday 5th August.

Called by the UK Stop The War Coalition:(http://www.stopwar.org.uk/)
It called for:
•Unconditional ceasefire now
•Stop Israel's attacks on Lebanon and Gaza
•End Tony Blair's support for Bush's wars.

Children's shoes were also thrown at Downing Street's gates (where Mr Blair lives)in memory of the children that have died).

See picture at this link (BBC):
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/5246790.stm

For a report of this Demo and pictures + other links see.

http://respectuk.blogspot.com/2006/08/massive-protest-calls-for-immediate.html

Neil Williams
Respect Blog
http://respectuk.blogspot.com/

1:22 AM  

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