40 Swiss parties and human rights organizations mark the first anniversary of the war on Gaza
GENEVA – Hundreds of supporters of the Palestine cause are expected to gather in front of the UN office in Switzerland on Sunday to commemorate the first anniversary of the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.
The Green Party along with socialist, labor parties and other societies and human rights groups have supported the event in which 1,400 balloons would be let loose with the names of the Palestinian victims of the Israeli war.
Eyewitnesses and parliamentarians who visited Gaza are expected to deliver statements condemning the war.The Swiss rights for all society stressed in a statement the immediate need to end the Israeli siege and for bringing war criminals to trial. It proposed marking the 7th of January each year for mourning the tens of children who were murdered in UNRWA school in Gaza at the hands of the Israeli army, and urged the reactivation of the campaign to boycott Israeli goods and companies supporting the Israeli occupation authorities.