Tag Archives: Viva

Press Release | Registration Open for Viva Palestina 6 Convoy

October 13, 2011 | Viva Palestina AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE VP6 CONVOY Almost three years after the Israeli Operation Cast Lead killed over 1,400 Palestinians, the situation for most Gazans remains dire, with unemployment, shortages of medical supplies and much else essential to secure minimum living standards. The sixth aid convoy organised by Viva […]

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Mahathir To Launch Viva Palestina Malaysia On Saturday

BERNAMA – January 19, 2011 16:33 PM Mahathir To Launch Viva Palestina Malaysia On Saturday KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 (Bernama) – Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will launch Viva Palestina Malaysia (VPM), an NGO aimed at seeking a prompt, equitable and sustainable resolution to the conflict in Palestine, at a dinner here on […]

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Lifeline 5 enters Gaza Strip amidst big jubilation

[ 22/10/2010 – 02:17 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Members of the lifeline 5 convoy have arrived Thursday to the besieged Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing point after the Egyptian authorities allowed them entry following marathon negotiations full of Egyptian preconditions. Local Palestinian sources said that a couple of days is needed for the […]

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Birawi: Lifeline carries 5 million dollars worth of aid

[ 22/10/2010 – 11:39 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Spokesman for Lifeline 5 aid convoy to the Gaza Strip, Zaher Birawi, said on Thursday that the convoy carries with it 5 million US dollars worth of aid for the besieged people of Gaza, including medical, humanitarian and educational aid. In a statement to PIC Birawi […]

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Viva Palestina convoy reaches Gaza – Middle East – Al Jazeera English

Pro-Palestinian activists enter Gaza through Rafah crossing with $5m of aid for residents of Israeli-blockaded strip. Last Modified: 21 Oct 2010 17:26 GMT Hundreds of peace activists have arrived in Gaza carrying humanitarian supplies [Reuters] Pro-Palestinian activists in more than 100 cars and trucks have crossed into the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip through Egypt’s Rafah crossing with aid worth nearly $5m. The […]

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Egypt allows entry of lifeline 5 after banning ten activists

[ 14/10/2010 – 10:33 AM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– The Egyptian authorities on Wednesday night gave final approval to the entry of lifeline aid convoy to the Gaza Strip through Al-Arish port, Zaher Beirawi, the convoy’s spokesman, said. He added in a statement to the PIC that sailing to Al-Arish en route to Gaza would […]

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Lifeline organizers: We will sail to Arish next Friday

[ 13/10/2010 – 03:27 PM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– Organizers of the lifeline 5 aid convoy to the Gaza Strip would not stay for long in the Syrian port of Latakia and would set sail to Al-Arish in Egypt next Friday, the PIC reporter accompanying the convoy reported on Wednesday. The development follows news that […]

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Sources: Conditional Egyptian approval for entry of lifeline 5 to Gaza

[ 12/10/2010 – 06:49 PM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– Reliable sources in the Syrian port of Latakia told the PIC that Egypt had extended its “conditional” approval to the entry of the lifeline 5 aid convoy to the Gaza Strip via Egyptian territory. The sources said that the conditions are related to the types of […]

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Members of lifeline convoy head to Latakia port to pressure Egyptians

[ 11/10/2010 – 09:37 AM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– A part of the lifeline aid convoy to Gaza would move toward the Syrian port of Latakia on Monday to pressure the Egyptians into expediting issuing a permit to allow them to deliver the consignment to Gaza via Egyptian port of Al-Arish, Zaher Al-Beirawi, the spokesman […]

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Lifeline 5 convoy geared to set sail to Gaza, awaits okay from Egypt

[ 10/10/2010 – 04:50 PM ]   LATAKIA, (PIC)– The Lifeline 5 convoy lead by former MP George Galloway is geared to move out from the Latakia port in Syria to the Egyptian Al Arish port. The convoy’s supervisors expect Egyptian authorities to decide later on today whether they will allow the convoy to dock at […]

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Egypt sends positive indicators to allow Lifeline (5) into Gaza Strip

[ 05/10/2010 – 09:35 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Organizers of the Lifeline (5) convoy have received positive indicators from the Egyptian government that the caravan could cross into the Gaza Strip through the Rafah crossing point. Abdul Fattah Al-Keelani, the head of the Jordanian lifeline convoy, explained that the positive signs surfaced after a delegation […]

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Hope is heading for reality as anti-siege activism scores successes against the odds

Monday, 04 October 2010 12:20 Renee Bowyer When the borders of Gaza were sealed by Israel in June 2007 the population faced a situation that was, inevitably, going to deteriorate on every level very quickly. A total blockade of an overcrowded and already economically devastated country should have been condemned across the world from the […]

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Delegation leaves Jordan to join Lifeline 5 convoy in Syria

[ 04/10/2010 – 11:02 AM ] AMMAN, (PIC)– The Jordan branch of the Lifeline 5 convoy to Gaza leaves the country’s capital of Amman on Monday and join the mother convoy from Europe during its stop in Syria before heading out to Gaza through the Egyptian El Arish port. Lifeline 5 is the fifth and […]

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Egypt to issue decision over entry of Gaza-bound Lifeline 5 convoy

[ 03/10/2010 – 11:15 AM ] LATAKIA, (PIC)– The spokesman for the British Viva Paletina’s fifth convoy to Gaza, dubbed “Lifeline 5”, said efforts are being made with the Egyptian government to allow the convoy to transit through the country. The fleet was staged after rising sympathy from international activists and civil society organizations for […]

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