Gazan farmers and fisherfolk call for food sovereignty and an end to Israeli attacks ~ Tom Anderson and Therezia Cooper, Corporate Watch.
On 20th November 2013 hundreds of farmers and fisherfolk gathered outside the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East (UNSCO) in Gaza City to demand that the international community take action to prevent the Israeli military’s attacks against them and to end the occupation.
Palestinians demonstrate outside UNSCO – 20/11/13
One fisherman told Corporate Watch, “We are only looking for our daily food and a livelihood. We want to ask the UN to pressure the Israeli occupation not to attack us, we are just trying to earn a living for our families”.
Saad El-Deen Ziada, Farmers and Fishermen Coordinator for the Union of Agricultural Work Committees said “This demonstration was the start of a Palestinian and international campaign to gain access to our…
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