Global events are being organized on Thursday, 25 May in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. The following list of international events is developed with CAPJPO-EuroPalestine which issued an official call for the strike in Nimes, France on 22 May.

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Paris, France -9 am , Place de la Republique, Paris: Call for an international hunger strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1855744471341837/ Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine

Marseille, France – 9 am, Vieux Port, Marseille: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Lyon, France – 9 am, Place de la Republique, Lyon: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Albertville, France – 9 am, Place de l’Europe, Albertville: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Nimes, France – 9 am to 7 pm, Avenue Feucheres, Nimes: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Saint-Etienne, France – 9 am to 8 pm, Place du Peuple, Saint-Etienne: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Montpellier, France – information forthcoming

Donostia/San Sebastian, Basque Country – 9 am, Kiosk on the Boulevard, Donosti: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Berlin, Germany – 9 am, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin (MOVED from Brandenburger Tor due to Obama visit): Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1449227791786976/ Organized by BDS Berlin and local organizations.

Bremen, Germany – All Day, Local Government Office at Bremen Cathedral, Bremen: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

London, UK – 10 am, Trafalgar Square, London: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

San Francisco, CA, USA – 4:30 to 6:30 pm, Israeli Consulate, 456 Montgomery, San Francisco: Press Conference and Protest for Palestinian Prisoners. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/289463528131951/ Organized by the Arab and Palestinian community of San Francisco.

Washington, DC, USA – 9 am, White House, Washington, DC: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CODE PINK, CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Madrid, Spain – All Day, Puerta Del Sol, Madrid: Participation in Global Hunger Strike to Support Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by CAPJPO-EuroPalestine and local organizations.

Tripoli, Lebanon – 10 AM, International Committee of the Red Cross, Tripoli: Vigil of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike. For more information: http://www.europalestine.com/spip.php?article13042 Organized by the Social Services Association of Tripoli

Bratislava, Slovakia – 3 pm to 4 pm, Namestie SNP, Bratislava: Solidarity Hunger Strike for Palestinian Prisoners. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/147557129118628 Organized by Iniciatíva za spravodlivý mier na Blízkom východe

Victoria, Canada – 8 am, Mile 0 at the launch of the Walk for the Salish Sea protest against Kinder Morgan, Victoria: Support for Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike. For more information: http://caiavictoria.ca. Organized by Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid Victoria.

Toronto, Canada – 5:30 pm, City Hall, Nathan Philips Square: Vigil for Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/CanadiansSolidarityPalestinianPrisoners/ Organized by the Canadian BDS Coalition and local groups

Toronto, Canada – 11 am to 7 pm, A Space Gallery, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto: Cross-Stitching Solidarity and Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/429660727392295/ Organized by Cross-Stitching Solidarity.

Calgary, Canada – Vigil for Palestinian prisoners. For more information and specifics: bdsactioncalgary@gmail.com

Canada – All Day, part of the Global Solidarity Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1942042846039117/ Canadian organizers include: Canadian BDS Coalition, Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid Victoria, Barnard-Boecker Center Foundation (BBCF), Victoria, Justice for Palestinians- Calgary; Canada Palestine Association, Vancouver; Palestinian Solidarity Network, Edmonton; People for Peace, London; Working Group for Palestinian Solidarity, Sudbury; Palestinian and Jewish Unity, Montreal; Quebec-BDS; Canadian Unitarians for Social Justice, Montreal; Solidarity for Palestinians, St. John’s; Christian Peacemaker Team-Ontario; UOIT/Durham College SJP Oshawa; Mennonite Central Committee; United Network for Justice and Peace is Palestine and Israel; along with individuals across Canada from St. John’s Newfoundland to Vancouver Island.

New Zealand – All Day, part of the Global Solidarity Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1897997423815731/ Organized by NZ Palestine Solidarity Network.

ON FRIDAY 26 MAY: Gothenburg, Sweden: 10 am and all day, Kungsportsplatsen, Gothenburg: Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Palestine. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1334372396632178/ Organized by Palestine activists in Gothenburg.

More events on 25 May: 

Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy – 6:30 pm, RAI Studio Viale Bonaria, Cagliari: Sit-in in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/646445595557636/ Organized by the Associazione Amicizia Sardegna Palestina.

Portadown, Ireland – 7:30 pm, Garvaghy Road, Portadown: Vigil in Solidarity with Hunger Striking Palestinian Prisoners. Organized by the Portadown branch of the Ireland-Palestinian Solidarity Campaign.

Houston, TX, USA – 5:30 pm, Israeli Consulate, 24 Greenway Plaza #1500, Houston: Houston Stands with Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1901154370159836/ Organized by Students for Justice in Palestine at UH

Chicago, IL, USA – 12 pm, 230 S. Dearborn St, Chicago: Demand Senators Durbin and Duckworth Stand with Palestinian Prisoners. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/379626075766341 Organzed b US Palestinian Community Network

Stanford, CA, USA – 7:30 pm, Jordan Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford University: Aarab Barghouthi on Palestinian Dignity Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/599733690228330/ Organized by Stanford Students for Justice in Palestine.

Toronto, Canada – 11 am to 7 pm, A Space Gallery, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto: Cross-Stitching Solidarity and Hunger Strike. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/429660727392295/ Organized by Cross-Stitching Solidarity.

Halifax, Canada – 6:30 pm, Lindsay Childrens Room, Halifax Central Library: Barring Who We Are – Prison from Turtle Island to Palestine. For more information: http://radicalimagination.org/barring-who-we-are-prison-from-turtle-island-to-palestine/ Organized by Radical Imagination.