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A woman holds a placard during a protest against Israeli's airstrikes on Gaza and in solidarity with the Palestinians, in Mexico City, capital
A woman holds a placard during a protest against Israeli’s airstrikes on Gaza and in solidarity with the Palestinians

Rochdale is gearing up to host a huge rally on Sunday to show their support and solidarity with victims Gaza and condemn Israeli aggression on innocent civilians during the holy month of Ramadan.

Thousands will assemble outside Rochdale Town Hall on Sunday 27th July 2014 at 2pm .  This peaceful rally will hear from a number of speakers and look at highlighting the injustices of the Palestinians who are being massacred in Gaza by Israel.

The rally main address will be by Mohammed Shafiq, Chief Executive of the Ramadhan Foundation who will be travelling to Gaza in a few weeks and a number of other speakers:

Ø  Rabbi Ahron Cohen, Manchester

Ø  Afzal Khan MEP

Ø  Simon Danczuk MP, Rochdale

Ø  Shaykh Muhammad Umar, Chairman, Ramadhan Foundation

Ø  Linda Clair, Chairperson Palestinian Solidarity Committee, Manchester

Ø  Mohammed Luqman, activist (visited Gaza in 2013)

Ø  Maz Bonafide

Mr. Mohammed Shafiq, one of the main organisers said: “I am proud that Rochdale has put together this rally to show solidarity with the people of Gaza who are being killed in their hundreds.  we hold Israel responsible for the killings and call for an end to the violence and collective punishment of the people of Gaza.

 The Rochdale Gaza rally will be taking place outside Rochdale Town Hall, the Esplanade, Rochdale, OL16 1AB on Sunday 27th July 2014 at 2pm. For details contact Mr. Mohammed Shafiq on 07989 764624 or mohammed.shafiq@ramadhanfoundation.com

 

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