Ramzi Kysia

Ramzi Kysia is a writer and activist, and one of the organizers of the Free Gaza Movement.

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Monday, December 08, 2008
Free Gaza: A 'Cool Idea' That Should Be Put Into Practice
In a conversation with the press last night, Mark Regev, the official spokesperson for Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, made the following statement: "Free Gaza is a cool idea, but free them from what?" said Regev. "If they want to free Gaza they should take out women who fear for their lives, Christians and gays. We want to free Gaza from this terrible Taliban regime. This terrible Taliban regime is oppressing women, Christians and gays." This is our response: Dear Mr. Regev,
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Sunday, August 17, 2008
Standing Up for Justice in the Middle East
"Come, my friends 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset..." -- from Tennyson's "Ulysses"
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Sunday, July 06, 2008
Breaking Into A Prison To Uphold The Law
I want to tell you a secret and I want to ask you a question. Shhh! - Come closer. Listen carefully: I'm part of an international conspiracy to break into the world's largest open-air prison this summer by sea. Will you help me? This August, the Free Gaza Movement will set sail from Cyprus to Gaza on a ship carrying needed medical supplies. We will not be asking Israel for permission.
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