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Gaza shall live with Gamal el Khoudray, independent MP from Gaza

17. May 2008
Forum and concert in Vienna

May 17th, 2008, 19.00
Schwarzspanierstr.15, 1090 Vienna

60 years after the massive expulsion of the Palestinians from their home country a murderous embargo makes 1.5 million people in Gaza struggle for survival.

The campaign “Gaza shall live” calls on the Austrian government and the European Union to lift the embargo on the Gaza Strip in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.


Gamal Elkoudary
Independent Representative of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Gaza

Karin Resetarits
Member of the European Parliament

Fritz Edlinger
General Secretary of the Society for Austrian-Arab Relations

Franz Sieder
Catholic priest / Amstetten

Viola Raheb
Consultant, Vienna – Palestine

Peter Melvyn
European Jews for a Just Peace – Austria

Paula Abrams-Hourani
Women in Black – Vienna

Anas Schakfeh
President of the Islamic Community in Austria

Dr. Zuheir Elwazer, Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of Palestine to the Austrian Federal Government, is introducing the forum.

The current situation in Gaza is presented by Hermas Hermas, Coordination in Support of Palestine.

Concert performed by

Moufid Nehme, Lebanon
Marwan Abado, Palestine

Presentation of Palestinian popular dances (Dabke)

See the the call “Gaza shall live”
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