Photos: Palestine solidarity at Occupy Montreal

November 20th, 2011 | Posted in Canada, Palestine, Other, Solidarity
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photo essay by Darren Ell on Palestine solidarity rally at Occupy Montreal/Occupons Montréal denouncing Israeli military raid on Freedom Waves flotilla to Gaza.

    Photo: Darren Ell. A Palestine solidarity protest at Occupons Montréal.

On 13/11 in Montreal people gathered at Occupy Montreal/Occupons Montréal to protest the Israeli military raid on the Freedom Waves flotilla action that challenged the Israeli military blockade on Gaza via the Mediterranean sea.

This action took place at Occupy Montreal/Occupons Montréal to highlight the connection between struggles for social & economics justice in Quebec and the Palestinian struggle for freedom. In North America politicians who are moving to enforce socially violent austerity economics, like the Conservative government in Canada, are the very same policy makers and politicians who continue to back the illegal Israeli military siege on the Palestinian people in Gaza.

Photo: Darren Ell. Freedom Waves delegate Ehab Lotayef at Occupy Montreal.

Photo: Darren Ell. A Palestine solidarity activist Kawtare speaks at Occupy Montreal/Occupons Montréal

Photo: Darren Ell. Activist Ehab Lotayef speaks on global movement to challenge Israeli siege on Gaza at Occupy Montreal/Occupons Montréal.

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Just to clarify, the UN concluded that the blockade of Gaza is legal, and that the Turkish government handled the situation with more impropriety than the Israeli response. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/un-report-gaza-blockade-legal-israel-doesn-t-owe-turkey-apology-for-marmara-1.371841

Comment by Lonny Moses — January 15th, 2012 @ 8:20 PM

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