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|The Gaza Ark: A New Challenge to the U.S./Israeli blockade of Gaza|
|Date||Tuesday October 09|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sacramento.|
Retired Col. Ann Wright gives an update on the situation in Gaza and raises funds for the international effort to end the siege, which is so catastrophic that the United Nations warns Gaza may not be livable by 2020.
After retiring from the Army, Wright served as a diplomat, resigning in 2003 in opposition to the Iraq war. In 2009, she went to Gaza 3 times after the Israeli attack on Gaza. She helped organize the 2009 Gaza Freedom March & the 2011 US Boat to Gaza; was a passenger on the 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla.
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