We are pleased to have Pádraig Mac Lochlainn TD for Donegal North East speaking at Tuesday night’s vigil. People all over this island are marching in their thousands and attending vigils to protest against Israel’s deadly assault on Gaza. All these events as well as the boycotts of Israeli goods are very important to keep the global pressure on Israeli.The power of the online news reports and social media is key to getting around the wall of censorship.
Much of the Gaza strip has been reduced to rubble . At this stage not even children and their refugee families sheltering in United Nations compounds are safe.
The footage of whole neighbourhoods decimated, homes, schools, hospitals all gone is stark. Almost half of this besieged region is now under the control of the Israeli military.
We want to support the Palestinian call for Gaza to be declared an international disaster area and echo Gerry Adams appeal to the Irish government and the EU to support this humanitarian call.