Emergency Global Actions for Gaza

GAZA | Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:13pm EST

(Reuters) – Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave that the Islamist group vowed would “open the gates of hell”.

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THURSDAY, 15 Nov


Alexandria (Egypt) | Qaid Ibrahim, 12:00 p.m.

Amsterdam (Holland) | Zuidelijke Wandelweg 41, 6:45 p.m. [link]

Ann Arbor (USA) | Campus Diag, in front of Hatcher Graduate Library, 3:00 p.m. [link]

Austin (USA)  | I-35 and 12th Street (overpass), 2:00 p.m. [link]

Atlanta (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 4 p.m.

Beirut (Lebanon) | Cola, 10:00 a.m.

Belfast (Ireland) | City Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Boston (USA) | 4:30 p.m., Copley Square [link]

Bradford (UK) | 4.30 p.m. [link]

Brighton (UK) | Outside EcoStream HQ, 12:00 p.m. [twitter]
Brighton (UK) | Victoria Gardens, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Cairo (Egypt) | Omar Makram, 12:30 p.m.

Cairo (Egypt) | Arab League, 4:00 p.m.

Chicago (USA) | Outside Obama HQ, 130 E Randolph Street, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Cork (Ireland) | Daunt square 6:00 p.m. [link]

Dublin (Ireland) | Israeli Embassy, 5:30 p.m.

Durham (UK) | Market sq, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Florence (Italy) | Piazza della Repubblica (flash mob), 6:00 p.m. [link]

George Mason University (USA) | The North Plaza, 1:30 p.m. [link]

Glasgow (Scotland) | Ahl al Bayt Centre, 6 p.m. [link]

Haifa (Palestine) | Karma House, 7:00 p.m. [link]

Jerusalem (Palestine) | Outside Hebrew University, 12:00 p.m.

L’Aquila (Italy) | Fontana Luminosa, 6:30 p.m. [link]

Limerick (Ireland) | Thomas st, 6:15 p.m. [link]

Leeds (UK) | Parkinson Steps, University of Leeds, LS2 9JT, 1:00 p.m. [link]

London (UK) | Israeli Embassy, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Los Angeles (USA) | UCLA, Meyerhoff Park, 11:30 a.m. [link]

Los Angeles (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 11766 Wilshire Boulvard, 4:00 p.m. [link] [link]

Manchester (UK) | Piccadilly Gardens, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Memphis (USA) | Poplar and Highland, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Mexico City (Mexico) | Israeli Embassy, 4:00 p.m.

Montreal (Canada) | Hall Building, Concordia University, 5:00 p.m.

Nashville (USA) | Centennial Park, 3:00 pm [link]

Nazareth (Palestine) | Kassarat Crossroad, 6:30 p.m. [link]

New York (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 42nd Street & 2nd Ave, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Nottingham (UK)| Nottingham Market Square, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Olympia (USA) | Red Square at Evergreen State College, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Ontario (Canada) | University of Windsor, CAW Student Centre, 12:00 p.m.

Oxford (UK)  | Cornmarket Street, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Paris (France) | Ministry of Justice, 6:00 p.m. [link]

Princeton (USA) | Princeton University, outside of Frist Campus Center, 12:30 p.m.

San Diego (USA) | US Federal Building, 880 Front Street, 4:30 p.m. [link]

San Francisco (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 5:15 p.m. [link]

Santiago (Chile) | Croatian Stadium (Vitacura 8049) to Israel Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Seattle (USA) | Henry Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Sydney (Australia) | Parmatta Town Hall, 6:00 p.m. [link]

Tel Aviv (Palestine) | Main Entrance, Tel Aviv University 11:30 a.m. [link]

Toronto (Canada) | Israeli Consulate, 180 Bloor Street (E. of St. George TTC), 6:00 p.m.

Tunis (Tunisia) | In front of the National Theatre, 11:00 a.m.

Tunis (Tunisia) | Front of all Trade Association Buildings (Sa7et Mohamed Ali) 1:00 p.m.

Vancouver (Canada) | The Art Gallery, Hornby and Robson Streets, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Washington D.C. (USA) | March from State Department, 6:00 p.m. [link]


FRIDAY, 16 Nov


Aberystwyth (UK) | Aberystwyth University, 6:00 p.m. [link]

Albuquerque (USA) | UNM Bookstore, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Athens (Greece) | Israeli Embassy, 5 p.m. [link]

Birmingham (USA) | 1400 University Boulevard, 1:30 p.m. [link]

Bristol (UK) | The Fountains, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Brussels (Belgium) | Place de la Bourse, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Cairo (Egypt) | Tahrir Square

Cairo (Egypt) | Mosireen (action meeting), 9:00 p.m. [link]

Calgary (Canada) | City Hall, 3:00 p.m. [link]

Cincinnati (USA) | MLK Boulvard and Clifton Avenue, 4:30 p.m. [link]

Cleveland (USA) | Public Square, 4:30 p.m. [link]

Florida (USA) | Gainesville, Turlignton Hall, 11:00 a.m. [link]

Houston (USA) | Intersection of Westheimer & Post Oak Boulevard, 4:30 p.m. [link]

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) | US Embassy, 2 p.m. [link]

Liverpool (UK) | Outside BBC Radio Merseyside, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Manchester (UK) | Picadilly Gardens, 5:00 p.m.

Michigan | the Diag, University of Michigan, 3:00 p.m. [link]

Milan (Italy) | Piazza del Duomo, 6:00 p.m. [link]

Ottawa (Canada) | Israeli Embassy, 50 O’Connor b/w Queen and Albert, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Palermo (Italy) | Piazza Giuseppe Verdi, 5 p.m. [link]

Perth (Australia) | Murray Street Mall, Perth City, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Philadelphia (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 19th and JFK Boulevard, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Pittsburg (USA) | U.S. Federal Building, 1000 Liberty Avenue, 5:00 p.m. [link]

Sacramento (USA) | Federal Building, 5th and I Street, 4:30 p.m.

San Francisco (USA) | Israeli Consulate, 4:00 p.m. [link]

Seoul (Korea) | Israeli Embassy, Kabool Bulding, 149 Seorin-dong, 110-726, 1:00 p.m.

Wellington (New Zealand) | Cuba Mall, by the Buckets, 12:00 p.m. [link]

 

 

SATURDAY, 17 Nov


Aberdeen (Scotland) | St. Nicholas Square, 12:00 p.m.

Aukland (New Zealand) | Aotea Square, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Barcelona (Spain) | Placa Saint Jaume, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Bergen (Norway) | Torgallmenningen, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Brisbane (Australia) | Brisbane Sq, 12:30 p.m. [link]

Cardiff (UK) | Aneurin bevan Statue, Queen Street, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Edinburgh (UK) | Charlotte sq, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Frankfurt (Germany) | Hauptwache, 3:00 p.m. [link]

London (UK) | Israeli Embassy, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Melbourne (Australia) | Bourke St Mall, 12:30 p.m. [link]

Newcastle (UK) | Grey’s Monument, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Nottingham (UK)| Nottingham Market Square, 5:30 p.m. [link]

Oslo (Norway) | Israeli Embassy, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Portland (USA) | Pioneer Courthouse Sq, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Sheffield (UK) | Outside the Town Hall, 12:00 p.m. [link]

Stockholm (Sweden) | Israeli Embassy 3:00 p.m. [link]

Swansea (UK) | Castle sq, 2:00 p.m. [link]

Wrexham (UK) | Hope st., near Barclays, 11:00 p.m. [link]

 

 

SUNDAY, 18 Nov

Antwerp (Holland) | ProvincieHuis, 1:00 p.m. [link]

Hong Kong (China) | Victoria Park, 2:00 p.m. [link]

 

 

MONDAY, 19 Nov

Berlin (Germany) | Brandenburge Tor, Pariser Platz 5:00 p.m.

 

 

[PREVIOUSLY] WEDNESDAY, 14 Nov

Bethlehem | Manger Square, 7:30 p.m.

Istanbul | al Fateh Mosque, 9:00 p.m.

Jerusalem | Damascus Gate, 7:00 p.m.

London | Israeli Embassy

Ramallah | al Manara Square, 7:00 p.m.

Tel Aviv | Ehud Barak’s doorstep, 8:00 p.m.

Quebec | Hall Building, Concordia U, 1455 de Maisonneuve West, 6:00 p.m. [link]

 

 

EYE WITNESSES


To get direct reports from Gaza in various languages contact:


Lydia de Leeuw (Dutch)   +972 (0) 597478455

Adie Mormech (British)   +972 (0) 592280943

Adriana Zega (Italian)    +972 (0) 597241318

Gisela Schmidt Martin (Irish)   +972 (0) 592778020 blipfoto.com/GiselaClaire

Joe Catron (United States) +972 (0) 595594326 twitter.com/jncatron

Julie Webb-Pullman (New Zealand)  +972 (0) 595419421 todayingaza.wordpress.com

Lydia de Leeuw (Dutch)            +972 (0) 597478455 asecondglance.wordpress.com

Meri Calvelli (Italian)             +972(0)598563299


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