Iowa Peace Activists Protest Gaza Genocide

Gillespie, Michael
April 2009
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Apr2009, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p50
This article reports that several Iowa peace activities held a rally at Nollen Plaza in Des Moines on January 16, 2009 to protest an Israeli military assault on the defenseless captive civilian population of the Gaza Strip. Beth Sermet of Ames says they want a cease-fire so that humanitarian aid can reach Gaza. Mohammed Amjed of Clive criticizes the U.S. for providing financial support to Israel without any sense of accountability.


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