PRESS RELEASE: Palestine / Egypt / Israel – Why Silence over Attacks on Gazans and Egyptians?


With the death and injury toll rising, there needs to be immediate action from the international community to ensure that further attacks desist.

Massoud Shadjareh, the chair of IHRC, said:

“It is unthinkable that the world should sleep whilst the Israeli regime continues to pursue war by every means against the Palestinian nation.  The peoples of the world are already mobilised to protest this violence, where are the international leaders?”

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Notes to editors:

[1]  Various demonstrations in support of Palestine world-wide were already scheduled to take place this week as part of the annual Al-Quds Day protests.  The London protest takes place on Sunday 21 August and will feature testimony from Gazans on the on-going brutality they face from the Israeli regime.

Date:      21st August 2011 (Sunday)

Time:      2.00pm – 6.00pm

Venue: Portland Place (near BBC Radio just off Duchess Street) from 2pm march to Trafalgar Square for rally. [ENDS]


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