Seeking a Just Peace Between
Israelis & Palestinians

Not In My Name
PMB 206
2859 Central St
Evanston IL 60201

Fast in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners

The Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and Al Awda (Palestine Right to Return Coalition)-Chicago is asking all in the Chicagoland area to please join an international call for a fast in solidarity with the thousands of Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

  • We want people to join in the fast, to support those who are fasting, and to help distribute literature about the hunger strike and the other general conditions of occupation in Palestine. Please make posters and banners, and bring your friends and families.
  • At the same site, there will be a candlelight vigil on both Saturday and Sunday nights in support of the local fasters and the hunger strikers in Palestine.
  • Please email or call 773 436 6060 to confirm your participation in the fast, to endorse, or for more information.
  • Voices in the Wilderness is also planning a solidarity fast and vigil from September 1st through September 10th at the same address.
  • The national announcement, a statement from the Campaign for the Rights of Political Prisoners in Palestine, sample letters to be sent to Israeli and U.S. government officials, humanitarian and medical aid organizations, Amnesty International, and the U.N., and a daily log of the hunger strike are below.
  • Please send letters ON A DAILY BASIS. We need to bombard these entities with constant pressure.

Co-sponsored by (list in formation): American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Arab American Action Network (AAAN), Centro Sin Fronteras, Chicago Anti-Bashing Network (CABN), Chicago Coalition Against War and Racism (CCAWR), Church Network for Education on Palestine (CNEP), Comite Exigimos Justicia (CEJ), DePaul Students Against War, DePaul Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), DePaul UMMA (United Muslims Moving Ahead), Middle East Student Association at North Park University, International Solidarity Movement (ISM)- Chicago, Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP, Not in My Name, Palestine Aid Society (PAS), Peace Pledge-Chicago, Southwest Youth Collaborative (SWYC), Students for Social Justice (S4SJ), Tri-Taylor Neighbors for Peace, Voices in the Wilderness.


Date Sun, Aug 29, 2020
Time 7 AM — 12 PM
Location 800 N. Michigan Avenue in Downtown Chicago
Directly in front of the Water Tower Place
Sponsored by Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago and Al Awda (Palestine Right to Return Coalition)