FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2009 CONTACT: Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK co-founder, 018 9561919 or 972-059-706-4075 Tighe Barry, CODEPINK activist, 011-2019-4812932 (in Cairo) Jean Stevens, CODEPINK national media coordinator, 508-769-2138 (in U.S.) Nine members of international women’s delegation stay behind in Gaza A Palestinian delegate is detained at border, will attempt to cross again March 15 [...]
Pam Rasmussen, of Maryland, shares her experiences (with great photos!) on the 60-member aid delegation on her blog here. Here’s an excerpt from March 11:
Sandra Ruch, in Gaza City now on CODEPINK’s 60-member international delegation delivering aid to Gazan women today for International Women’s Day, is updating her own blog with her experiences and sending updates to PINKTank. We’ll update this post with each of her updates. Read on!
Hi all — I just posted this piece on Huffington Post on International Women’s Day in Gaza. You can read it here!
Here’s another update from Susan Adelman, in Gaza City now! The Egyptians blinked!! We were contacted by the Egyptian Red Crescent just before dinner on the 7th and told that they and the Palestinian Red Crescent would facilitate the transportation of our relief supplies from Egypt to Palestine. This was a BIG signal. They also [...]
Jessie Boylan, of Australia, has also posted on her amazing blog, here, with wonderful photos.