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Email and More From: Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate RE: Gaza-Palestine and Mordechai Vanunu

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate  Posted by eileen fleming (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 16 pages)     (# of views)   1 comment
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Because of a Vanunu connection, this muckraker met
Nobel Peace Laureate, Mairead Maguire, who emailed me today:

TRIBUTE TO THE PEOPLE OF GAZA

By Mairead Maguire - Nobel Peace Laureate




I never cease to be amazed at the power of the human spirit to survive. During my last visit to Gaza in October 2008 I was amazed and deeply moved by the power of the people I witnessed. In a triumph of hope over adversity and tremendous suffering, love still abides.






Gaza comprises a small strip of land 27 miles long and 6 miles wide. This coastal strip is bordered by Israel on the one side, the Mediterranean Sea on the other and to a lesser extent by Egypt at the southern end. With one and a half million inhabitants Gaza is the fifth most densely populated place on the planet, 50% of which are under the age of 18. Two thirds of the total population hold refugees status, and comprise the victims and their descendants of previous acts of Israeli aggression.




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Eileen Fleming,is a Citizen of CONSCIENCE for US House of Representatives 2012 Founder of WeAreWideAwake.org Staff Member of Salem-news.com, A Feature Correspondent for Arabisto.com Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" and "13 Minutes with Vanunu" (more...)
 
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