25 May, Global Events: One-Day Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners

25 May, Global Events: One-Day Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners

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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Cartoon by Carlos Latuff

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.