Vigil & Protest for Nakba Day

This year will be the 68th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba.  Between 1947 and 1949 an estimated 750,000 Palestinians were forced from the homes into exile, the overwhelming majority never to return. Hundreds of Palestinian towns and villages were depopulated and destroyed.

Palestinian refugees leaving the Galilee in October–November 1948
Palestinian refugees leaving the Galilee in October–November 1948

To mark the remember the Nakba there will be a vigil from 12 noon to 2 pm  on Sunday 15th May in Piccadilly Garden.

Manchester Palestine Action are organizing a camp in Piccadilly Gardens with speakers, a live link to Gaza and film showings over 14-15 May.

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15th May 2016 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre, Manchester, M1 1AF