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July 26, 2006

2006.07.26: Re: Antiwar Bulletin: 6 p.m. Tonight — Stand With Lebanon & Palestine

From: Lisa R. Edwards
Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 3:32 PM
To: James Rogers; Jonathan Roman; Michael Letwin; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Re: Antiwar Bulletin: 6 p.m. Tonight — Stand With Lebanon & Palestine

Here we go again.  These e-mails should not be banished to a separate e-mail group.  Shall we have a separate group for selling cars, or giving away cats or a divorce lawyer in California ??  Or is it merely the content of these antiwar bulletins that some wish to banish.  But I say as many have said before, (since these e-mails are soooo “offensive”)   press the delete key the minute you see the word “antiwar” and you need not be offended or reply again.  I personally would like to continue to receive these informational  bulletins on labor’s anti-war efforts.  We hear very little in the US media regarding the plight of the Lebanese and the Palestinians.  Everything is one-sided.  At least I now have access to both sides of the story.  Talk about free speech!

>>> Michael Letwin 07/26 1:59 PM >>>
Both of the following events begin tonight at 6 p.m.:

1.  Union Square:  Stand with the People of Lebanon and Palestine Against U.S.-Israeli Terror and War Crimes

2.  Midtown:  Lebanon Evacuees Briefing and Q&A

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1.  Union Square:  Stand with the People of Lebanon and Palestine Against U.S.-Israeli Terror and War Crimes

Wednesday, July 26
6:00 P.M.
Union Sq. South
14 Street and Broadway

With the full backing of the U.S. government, Israel continues to unleash its U.S. funded military might on the civilian and refugee populations of Lebanon and Palestine.

Israel has killed hundreds, wounded thousands and displaced over half a million people, while intentionally targeting the infrastructure of Lebanon and Gaza with missiles and bombs.

With their propaganda, the  U.S. and Israel also demonize Iran and Syria, in a bloodthirsty attempt to expand their war crimes further throughout the region. All the while the U.S. continues to occupy Iraq.

The onslaught against the Arab world expands and continues, and we stand up to say no more!

Join Al-Awda New York on Wednesday, July 26th at 6:00 p.m. in Union Square at 14th St. to rally against the war crimes in Palestine and Lebanon!

Stop the War on Lebanon and Palestine!!
Freedom for All Arab Political Prisoners in Zionist and U.S. Jails!!
End US Aid to Israel Now!!
The People of Palestine Have the Right to Return!!

Download and distribute flyers:

http://www.al-awdany.org/flyers/20060726/Awda_UnionSq726.pdf

Join Awda NY and other Arab and community organizations again on Friday, July 28th from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 at the Zionist Consulate at 42nd St. and 2nd Ave.

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2.  Midtown:  Lebanon Evacuees Briefing and Q&A

In an effort to generate some media coverage of the dire consequences of the Israeli assault on Lebanon for civilians, NAAP-NY has invited recentevacuees from Lebanon to share their on-the-ground stories.
Living for days in a constant state of siege and under a barrage of artillery and missile bombardment, speakers will share their insights and perspectives.

Evacuees will also take audience questions following their remarks.

What: Lebanon Evacuees Briefing and Q&A
When: Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00 PM
Where: St. Bartholomew’s Church, 51st Street and Park Avenue, New York City
Subways: E,V,6 to Lexington Avenue/53rd Street

This event is co-sponsored by the Arab American Institute (AAI).

The Network of Arab-American Professionals of New York http://www.naaponline.org/ny/ | naap…@naaponline.org | 212.592.4052

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