Monday, January 23, 2012
Zaher Birawi: Global march to Jerusalem a public global movement to demand the freedom of Jerusalem
The International Committee of the Global March towards Jerusalem declared at the conclusion of its conference in Beirut, the date of the Global March to Jerusalem: Friday, 30th March 2012.
In a press release that was issued after the end of the conference, they declared an agreement on the program of the escalating public global movement which will end up in the crawling of hundreds of thousands of Arab and international supporters through the neighboring countries and into Israel to participate in the peaceful demonstration, that demands to free Jerusalem and to stop all the Judaization measures that the Israeli forces carry out in the city immediately.
At the same time, the report confirmed that this global public movement is peaceful, and asked the neighboring Arab countries to facilitate the mission of the international supporters and the rest of the Arab nations who aim to shed light on the dangerous Zionist measures against the city and its people.
The conference was attended by a lot of representatives of international committees from different parts of the world; Europe, America, Asia and Africa, in addition to the representatives of the public forces in the Arab world, the neighboring countries and Palestine. They discussed and agreed on the movement plans and the activities set to take place in different countries all over the world. They also confirmed, through the final speeches made at the conference by the delegates, the complete seriousness of starting arrangements to guarantee the success of this global march.
Zaher Al-Birawi, the official spokesman and member of the executive committee of the Global March to Jerusalem, said that the meeting reflected an honest desire and great determination that the international representatives have, to make a move for the situation in Jerusalem, and put an end to the racist, Zionist procedures carried out by the Israeli forces. Birawi also confirmed that people all over the world would not stay silent anymore watching the Israeli forces’ actions against Jerusalem, its sacred places and its people, and that it would take actions dictated by the human conscience.
He also added that the march will be the start of a public global movement to demand the freedom of Jerusalem. He also said that it is time for Israel to listen to people and understand the message that the Arab Spring is trying to convey, that the will of the people cannot be ignored, and that people will state it clearly on March 30th; that they want to end the occupation and to free Jerusalem and Palestine.