The Huffington Post December 22, 2009
Robert Naiman Policy Director of Just Foreign Policy
Posted: December 21, 2009
On December 31, together with more than 1000 peace advocates from around the world, I plan to join with tens of thousands of Palestinians in a march in
Unfortunately, it appears that the Egyptian government has announced that it will not allow the internationals to enter
This apparent decision though, could be reversed with sufficient public pressure in
The aim of the march is to call on
Of course, if the Egyptian government decision stands, and the international participants are not allowed to enter
In the Guardian yesterday, former President Jimmy Carter wrote:
... those under siege in
I have discussed ways to assist the citizens of
Carter argued that with the "peace process" at an apparent impasse - and with Egyptian efforts to resolve differences between Hamas and Fatah impeded by "
Indeed, some Members of Congress, led by Reps. Jim McDermott (D-Wa.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), are urging the Obama Administration to press for an easing of the blockade. If the
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