FRIDAY 2nd JANUARY 2009
Birmingham Public Gaza Vigil – All Welcome
Location: Outside Waterstones, Bullring Birmingham
Vigil: Please bring black flags, Palestinian flags and candles
Time: 5pm-6pm (Speakers from 5.30pm)
Speakers : Hanna Khamis, Free Gaza, M. Hassassian (or his deputy), Clare Short MP, Cllr Salma Yaqoob, John Hemming MP, Nicola Jones, Lynne Jones, Mohammed Balousha, JJFP, IAW
Organisers and stewards: Meet at 4pm Friday at BHS store (New Street); be at venue by 4.30pm.
Supported by West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign, MPSC, BRTI, MP and Stop the War Coalition.
MONDAY 5th JANUARY 2009
Event: Birmingham Stop the War Coalition Emergency Public Meeting: Stop the Bombing of Gaza – Justice for the Palestinians
Venue: Committee Rooms 3 & 4, Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham | Time: 6.30pm (tbc)
Speakers: Salma Yaqoob, Cllr Ayoub Khan (Lib Dem), Cllr Tahir Ali (Lab), John Rose (Jewish anti-Zionist author) and others from the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and the Birmingham Ramallah Twinning Committee.