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Egyptian Government: Let the Delegation Into Gaza! - SIGN PLEASE !

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- 1586 days ago -
Women in Gaza have called upon women of the world to travel to Gaza for International Women's Day on March 8th 2014. We will be answering their call by bringing a delegation of women to Gaza. Sign the petition to ask the Egyptian government's permission

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Angelika R (143)
Friday February 14, 2014, 6:40 pm
The situation in Gaza has reached emergency levels -- inadequate water, electricity, and medicine; widespread hunger, poverty, and unemployment; constant attacks on civilians by the Israeli military.

In response to this humanitarian catastrophe, women of Gaza have called on women around the world to come to their support. An international delegation will be traveling to Gaza for March 8, 2014, International Women’s Day. We call on the Egyptian government to grant permission to the delegation to pass through the Rafah crossing.

fly b (26)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:10 pm
Signed. Thank you Angelika

Angelika R (143)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:26 pm
For a deeper look and better understanding please read this:
What's Happening in Gaza?

Franshisca Dearmas (89)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:30 pm
Noted and signed TY Angelika

fly b (26)
Friday February 14, 2014, 7:38 pm
Answering a call from the women of Gaza, CODEPINK is forming a US delegation of 15 women who will join with a larger international women’s coalition traveling to Gaza for International Women’s Day 2014.
The purpose of the delegation is show solidarity with the women of Gaza, to bring attention to the unbearable suffering caused by the Israeli blockade, to educate people back in our home countries, to push for opening the Gaza borders and to bring solar lamps to help with the electricity shortage.

We will meet in Cairo on March 5. We will attempt to enter Gaza on March 6 and return from Gaza on March 12, 2014. Due to the political and security issues in Egypt, there are no guarantees that we will be able to get into Gaza. If we get to Gaza, we will spend our time meeting with women's groups, human rights leaders, fisherfolk, farmers, UN representatives, youth activists and journalists. If we do not get into Gaza, we will make your time in Cairo very worthwhile.

Animae C (514)
Friday February 14, 2014, 8:25 pm
Thank you for signing the petition to the Egyptian government.

Naoko i (264)
Friday February 14, 2014, 8:55 pm
Noted, signed and shared on FB. Thanks Angelika.

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Friday February 14, 2014, 10:15 pm
I signed, Thanks Angie.

Saturday February 15, 2014, 1:16 am
Thank you, Angelika!

Süheyla C (234)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 3:32 am
Noted, signed and shared on FB. Thanks Angelika.

Evelyn B (62)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 4:44 am
signed & shared -
Wish I could find a video of the call of the women in Gaza in English - the French versions shows clearly the cause for their call Jamila fait appel aux femmes libres du monde
Appel des femmes de Gaza

Daniel Partlow (179)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:34 am

Ben O (154)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:40 am

Sheryl G (360)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 5:53 am
Thank you for signing the petition to the Egyptian government.

John B (185)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:11 am
Thanks Angelika for posting the link here on C2NN. Signed earlier through an email alert from CODEPINK. Noted.

Jaime Alves (52)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:12 am

Glen Venezio (217)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:16 am

Laetitia schartner (171)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 6:35 am

Brad Miller (120)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 8:01 am
Thank you Angelika. Signed. Hope the delegation gets in!

Angelika R (143)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 8:08 am
Thx Evelyn for adding that link, I assume several here, myself included, will understand the French.
Anf today Codepink are telling us "Our delegation of 20 women will be joining a wonderful coalition of 100 women from the US, France, the UK, Switzerland, Canada, Algeria, Australia, and Belgium." (grown from 15 to 20)

Angelika R (143)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 8:16 am
She/they are saying pretty much the same as was stated by Phyllis Bennis in the RT video from Dec 2013 I linked in the "Goodbye Gaza" story post. (video )

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 11:26 am
I took the pink action.

M B (62)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 12:41 pm
so signed, thanks to CodePink and TY Angelika.

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:38 pm
Thank you for signing the petition to the Egyptian government.
& Thank you Angelika

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 2:55 pm
Gladly signed-thx Angelika

Winnie A (179)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 3:06 pm
Thanks Angelika for posting this info. Petition Signed and Shared.

Ondine J (134)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 3:15 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Angelika

Esther Z (94)
Saturday February 15, 2014, 7:10 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Angelika.

Vallee R (280)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 7:09 pm
Done - thanks -

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 10:33 pm
noted and signed

. (0)
Monday February 17, 2014, 4:01 am
Signed and noted - thank you Angelika
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