January 9, 2009

Gaza Demonstration London 10 January 09 – Speaker List and other things

Posted in PSC Updates tagged , , , , , , , , at 11:15 pm by Alexia

The speaker list has now been finalised.
STOP THE WAR COALITION
UPDATE  09 January 2009
Email office@stopwar.org.uk
T: 020 7278 6694
Web: http://www.stopwar.org.uk
1) BE AN INSTANT NEWS MAKER
If you are a marcher at the demonstration on Saturday 10  January who has a mobile phone with internet access, you can  be an instant news maker. Stop the War, CND and the  Palestine Solidarity Campaign are making accessible to  everyone a website they have created for the media to upload  its latest pictures and statements during and after the  demonstration. This means anyone will be able to upload  their pictures, comments etc instantly. The service is free of charge. The site will go live at noon tomorrow and will  remain available until Monday 12th January. The site can be  found at  www.gazaprotest.org
2) MARCH ROUTE
The march route is now confirmed as Speakers Corner at Hyde
Park, Bayswater, Notting Hill Gate, left into Kensington
Church Street, left into
Kensington High Street, past the Israeli Embassy.
3) SPEAKERS AT THE DEMONSTRATION RALLIES
NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION: SATURDAY 10 JANUARY
STOP THE MASSACRE : ISRAEL OUT OF GAZA
ASSEMBLE 12.30PM SPEAKERS CORNER,HYDE PARK  (Nearest tube Marble Arch) Rally & speakers in Hyde park
MARCH TO ISRAELI EMBASSY High St Kensington, London W8
Please note there are two rallies, one at Speakers Corner before the march starts, the other at the Israeli Embassy where the march ends. The speakers at each rally are as follows:
SPEAKERS CORNER RALLY
Lord Ahmed,
Jean Lambert MEP
Richard Howitt MEP
Hugh Lanning, PCS
Christine Brewer, NUT
Reverend & the Makers
Juliet Stevenson
Bianca Jagger
Michael Rosen
Gail Curtmail, UNITE
Brian Eno
Spkrs from Islamic Human Rights Commission
Sally Hunt, UCU
Betty Hunter, PSC
Michael Cushman (Jews for Justice for Palestinians)
Venezuela Ambassador
Keith Sonnet or Alison Shepherd, UNISON
Ismail Patel
Rev Garth Hewitt, Cannon at St George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem
SPEAKERS: ISRAELI EMBASSY RALLY
Bruce Kent, CND
Lindsey German, Stop the War Coalition
Ken Livingstone
Jeremy Corbyn MP
George Galloway MP
Sabah Jawad, Iraqi Democrats and STWC
Billy Hayes, CWU
Lauren Booth
Manuel Hassassian, Palestinian General delegate
Azzam Tamimi
Spkr from Muslim Council of Britain
Osama Qashoo, Free Gaza Campaign
Seumas Milne
Martin Linton MP
Spkr from Dawatul Islam
Spkr from British Muslim Federation
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