Hi to all,
I hope that some of you can help Zena el-Khalil, who is an artist
living difficult times in Beirut.
Please read her message and see if you can give her some reliable
media and political contacts.
susana mendes firstname.lastname@example.org
Begin forwarded message:
> Dearest Friends and Supporters and Loved Ones,
> I am afraid I am too exhausted to write up a diary for today.. Been
> so hard all day on so many things. Everything from solving the half a
> million refugee problem we now have to keeping my parents calm, to
> trying to
> contact international media to tell them about what is going on.
> So many of you have asked me how you can help; I can tell you now,
> what we
> need so much of is media coverage that highlights the reality of the
> situation in Lebanon. I watched a bit of CNN today and I was shocked.
> I am working with several NGOs, volunteers, activists, etc to reach
> international media. To reach the world...
> HOW YOU CAN HELP:
> 1. contact the media and let them know about what is going on
> 2. contact your local politicians and ask them to step in
> 3. send me reliable media contacts that I can either send my
> stories to or
> inform them about events, medical needs, etc.
> In the meantime, you can also help by passing around the below
> message to
> any good/effective/reliable media sources you may have. We really
> need to
> get the international press there so the world can see us!
> An invitation for a demonstration against the Israeli Attacks on
> A group of civil society organizations "Lil Hayat" (For Life)
> invites all
> Lebanese to gather in front of the UN House (ESCWA) in Riad El Solh
> in Beirut at 11 am on Thursday July 20, 2006 to march to the
> European Union
> Headquarters in Saifi. The gathering will be submitting a statement in
> protest of the Israeli attacks and calling on the mobilization of
> the world
> to stop the Israeli attacks on
> Be many so we can be one.
> Thank you to all for your wonderful support... So many of you I
> have never
> met.. Hopefully one day I will be able to invite you to my home in
> It will be a sunny day. The breeze will be blowing just right...
> Maybe we
> will drink matee, maybe arak? We will joke and laugh. And my
> children will
> be running around with flowers in their hair.
> With love,
> Zena el-Khalil