Rally for Palestinian UN Statehood BidFriday 30 November 2012
Dr. Nava Sonnenschein, director of the School for Peace, together with Maram Hijazi and others from the community, initiated a rally in favor of the Palestinian statehood bid at the Unitied Nations. The initiative was co-organized with NGOs including the Forum of Peace Organizations; Psychoactive; Gush Shalom; One Voice; Meretz Party activists; Hadash Party activists; Peace Now; Machsom Watch; Combatants for Peace; Ir Amim; Friends of the Earth and Rabtat al-Bayan al-Arab.
Speaking at the rally, Dr. Nava Sonnenschein said "We have come here to support you, Abu Mazen (Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas) and the Palestinian people. You have chosen a non-violent struggle and we respect that, while the government talks with those who fire rockets. The Palestinians cannot wait any longer, let’s work together to change reality." Other speakers stressed the importance and symbolism of the day and stressed that the UN decision, as well as the need for a determined resolution of the conflict, are in the interest of both peoples.
The rally, whose size was estmated at several hundred activists, was attended by a large number of members and children from Wahat al-Salam Neve Shalom.
Nava’s full speech [in Hebrew] and other speeches may be heard on the site of Israel’s Channel 2 TV here.
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