Sunday, March 22, 2009

Bearing Witness in Gaza: An Evening with Kathy Kelly in Three Parts

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

This event was presented by the Tidewater Peace Alliance and
the Hampton Roads Chapter of Amnesty International on March 18, 2009:

Author and activist Kathy Kelly returned to the Naro Cinema in Norfolk, Virgina with stories from her recent travels to Egypt and Gaza during the Israeli invasion. Circumventing the Israeli blockade, Kathy was able to enter Gaza from Egypt during the Israeli siege, on the sixteenth day of the 22 day duration.

Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Kathy founded Voices in the Wilderness and is executive director of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. She has traveled twenty-four times to Iraq and was in southern Lebanon in summer 2006 during and after the Israel-Hezbollah war. (see:

1 comment:

Star Womanspirit said...

Thank You Mac for posting this....A nice big crowd showed up to hear Kathy. I was impressed with how respectful she is of all questions from the audience including folks who strongly disagreed with her.

I gain a deeper understanding of the reality of folks living in Gaza when I attend Tidewater Peace Alliance events...being able to connect with other activists and local folks who have lived (or are from) that region is an education itself.

Thanks Again Mac!!