Nottingham Stop the War Coalition has called a Protest Demonstration through Nottingham. The march was supported by all the Nottingham Mosques.
Assembled with banners, placards, several coffins carried by local children behind a hearse, a couple of thousand marched down the Mansfield Road into the Market Square for a rally in the Market Square. Speakers included Alan Sipson MP, Nottingham City Council Labour Counsellors and others.
Called by Nottingham Stop the War Coalition, Nottingham Mosques and supported by many groups. On Friday 16th January from 5.30pm onwards, there was a Protest 'candle-lit' Vigil outside the Council House in the Old Market Square on Friday evening. people began to gather from 5:30pm, some coming straight from work. There were speakers, including Alan Simpson MP, Hicham Yezza from Nottingham University (recently wrongly imprisoned under the terrorism laws), Nottingham City Labour Counsellors and others.
Nottingham Gaza Protest 'candle-lit' Vigil
Please continue to support these efforts and also contact your Local MPs - phone, write and ask them what the are doing about the situation in Gaza.
Free Gaza Campaign http://www.freegaza.com
Nottingham Stop the War http://www.nottmagainstwar.org.uk
Gaza Public Meeting at Bobbers Mill Community Centre, Nottingham
Nottingham's Gaza Emergency Protest: Pictures 1
Nottingham's Gaza Emergency Protest: Pictures 2
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