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Halifax Shows Solidarity with the Canadian Boat to Gaza

by Christopher Cohoon

Melissa Albiani records Miles Howe, reporting live from the Tahrir.
Reporter sets up shop.
Dr. Ismail Zayid of the Canada-Palestine Association, and Kyle Buott, President of the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Congress.
Linda Scherzinger (Canadians, Arabs and Jews for a Just Peace (CAJJP) and Canadian Friends of Sabeel), and Kyle Buott.
Palmira Boutlier and Kyle Buott hold the megaphone to Miles Howe, reporting via Skype.
Palmira Boutlier, Kyle Buott, unidentified supporter, Melissa Albiani, Samira Taha (CAJJP).
Reporters and supporters.
Forty people gathered for a panel on Israel's policy on Palestine.
Samira Taha, Linda Scherzinger, Winniefred Kwak and Ruth Gamberg (Independent Jewish Voices).
Melissa Albiani (Halifax Media Co-op), interviews Samira Taha.

About 45 people rallied today in front of the Greek visa application office at Purdy's Wharf to show support for the Canadian Boat to Gaza, which yesterday was prevented from leaving a Greek port--a violation of international law.

For more on the rally, read "From Halifax to Gaza, with Love."

Check out Dispatches from the Tahrir for Miles Howe's reports.

 

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