Photos: Irish Ship to Gaza #FreedomWaves demo
Dublin: On the evening of Friday 4th November 2011, the Irish Ship to Gaza campaign organised an emergency demo at the Spire in solidarity with the #FreedomWaves activists kidnapped in international waters by the Israeli military. The demo called for an end to the siege of Gaza and release of the unlawfully detained international activists.
Around 250 people attended the short-notice protest, and were addressed by Claudia Saba (ISTG Media Coordinator), Dr Raymond Deane (IPSC Cultural Boycott Officer) Joe Higgins TD (Socialist Party), Richard Boyd-Barrett TD (People Before Profit Alliance), Aengus O Snodaign TD (Sinn Fein), Marie Barry (SIPTU) and Patrick Nulty TD (Labour). The event was MCed by Freda Hughes of the IPSC.
Two further demos were held on Saturday 5th at the Spire and Monday 7th November outside the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Below are some photos from the Friday demo, all courtesy of Fatin Al Tamimi.