Gaza Flotilla Panel featuring CCR Attorney Katherine Gallagher

Date 

Add to My Calendar Thursday, May 26, 2011

Location 

Event: On May 31, 2010, the peaceful international six-boat flotilla, carrying humanitarian aid and seeking to break the siege of Gaza, was raided by Israeli forces, resulting in the death of nine activists; in the wake of the one year anniversary of this raid, Mrs. Sally Kader of the US Federation for Middle East Peace is sponsoring and moderating a briefing on the Gaza Flotilla Raid and the ongoing blockade of Gaza.
 
When: From 3:30 to 5:30 pm; Thursday May 26th, 2011
 
Location: 10th floor of the Church Center, 777 UN Plaza 44th Street and First Avenue, NYC, NY, 10017
 
Moderator: Mrs. Sally Kader, president of the U.S. Federation for Middle East Peace
 
Panelists:
-Professor Dogğan:  Father of 18-year old Furkan Dogğan, the only U.S. citizen killed during the attack. He will be assisted by his Turkish lawyer, Ugur Sevgili
 
- Richard Cook:  Director of UNRWA Operations, will offer his perspectives on the larger policy issues around the blockade, the current situation in Gaza, and the impact of the blockade
 
- Katherine Gallagher: A lawyer from the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) will cover the legal ramifications of the blockade and raid
 
*Refreshments will be served

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May 23, 2011