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Colonel Ann Wright: Breaking the Israeli Naval Blockade

Colonel Ann Wright is a former United States Army colonel and a U.S. diplomat who resigned in
opposition to the Iraq War; one of three State Department officials to publicly resign in protest of the March 2003 invasion of Iraq. She was on the May 2010 Freedom Flotilla I, attacked by the Israeli military, and was an organizer for the US Boat to Gaza in the 2011 Freedom Flotilla II.
A benefit for Gaza's Ark - Gazaark.org

Friday October 12th 2012
7.30pm: Colonel Ann Wright's presentation

Gaza's Ark is a new initiative to challenge the illegal and inhumane Israeli blockade of Gaza, the
only Mediterranean port closed to shipping. The Canadian Boat to Gaza, in cooperation with
internationals in the US, Australia and other countries, will build a boat in Gaza, using existing
resources. A crew of internationals and Palestinians will sail it out of Gaza carrying Palestinian
products to fulfil trade deals with international buyers.

Friday October 12th 2012
First Unitarian Church of Portland
Eliot Chapel: 1011 SW 12th Ave.

Col. Ann Wright will report on Gaza's Ark, an international effort to focus attention on the inhumane
conditions in Gaza and pressure the U.S. and Israeli governments to end the illegal blockade.
Suggested minimum donation: $10-25 at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds.

First Unitarian Church of Portland
Eliot Chapel: 1011 SW 12th Ave.

Sponsored by Veterans For Peace Ch72, First Unitarian Church of Portland Peace Action Group,
Oregon Physicians For Social Responsibility, Education Without Borders, American Friends Service Committee
more to come (if you want to be a sponsor contact Daniel Shea  djshea@hotmail.com - 503-750-7649

homepage: homepage: http://www.GazaArk.org