Saturday, 23 October
Meet at Lannemezan train station, march to Lannemezan prison
Lannemezan, France (see below for buses and carpools)
Annual demonstration for the release of Georges Abdallah in front of the gates of the Lannemezan prison, where he is held, at the call of numerous support committees, associations, unions and political parties.
Meet in front of Lannemezan station at 2 p.m.
Georges Abdallah is a Lebanese communist activist and fighter for the Palestinian cause imprisoned in France since 1984 and eligible for release since 1999. He will begin his 38th year of detention on October 24, which makes him one of the longest-held political prisoners in Europe and the world.
Bus departures from across France:
☞ Toulouse : 11:30 am at the Basso Cambo metro station. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
☞ Marseille : 5:50 a.m. Place Victor Hugo opposite the St Charles university, 7:30 a.m. Martigues la Halle, 9 a.m. Montpellier (exit 30 Montpellier Sud). A few more places available – call 07 68 50 21 65
☞ Bordeaux : 9 am Place Ravezies and between 9.45 am and 10 am in Langon (motorway exit). Registration: email@example.com
☞ Paris region : 9:30 p.m. in front of the statue on Place de la République in Paris for a departure at 10 p.m. Registration: Campagne.firstname.lastname@example.org
For departures by carpooling:
☞ Montauban : registration by calling 05 63 63 07 41 or email@example.com
☞ Auch : register at firstname.lastname@example.org
☞ Pau : meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Jaï Alaï parking (458 boulevard du Cami Salié)
☞ Foix : meeting at 11:30 am in front of the Post Office
☞ Saint-Girons : meeting at 12:15 at the Foirail