Friday, September 2, 2011

Rallies sponsored by Students for Statehood

Quick bulletin to folks in the Washington, D.C., area, and please share with others in your networks. This comes to us from the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA).

September 1, 2011 Contact:
We've been asked to send this information to our lists. Visit Students for Statehood for information about additional rallies in New York, Philadelphia, Blacksburg, Chicago, Jacksonville, Albany, Cleveland, Minneapolis, Sacramento and Boise.

For Immediate Release
Rally in Support of Palestine Becoming the United Nation's 194th Member-State
Sunday, September 4, 12pm-3pm
White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (Lafayette Park Side)
Students for Statehood

September 1, 2011–A peaceful rally supporting Palestine to become the 194th Member-State of the United Nations will be held  in Washington, DC this Sunday, September 4 from 12pm to 3pm in front of the White House.

The event is the culmination of a series of rallies and activities taking place across the United States in conjunction with the movement entitled Students for Statehood (SFS).

Featured events will also be taking place on Sunday in New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Blacksburg, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; Jacksonville, Illinois; Albany, NY; Cleveland, Ohio; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Sacramento, California; Boise, Idaho.

SFS ( advocates for Palestine's admission to the United Nations as a member state.  SFS believes that pursuing membership at the United Nations reaffirms the chances of reaching a just and lasting peace for the Palestinian people and an end to the illegal, Israeli occupation of Palestine.

WRMEA: 1902 18th St NW • Washington, DC 20009 | (800) 368-5788 • Fax: (202) 265-4574

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