Hedy Epstein: Dedicated to peace talks about Gaza

Dandelion Salad

July 22, 2009

This Free Gaza video is an interview with a great woman, Hedy Epstein, just turned 85. She has dedicated her life to working for peace and human rights. In June she was going to sail to Gaza with the other 21 volunteers on board the Spirit of Humanity. But she was attacked just days before she was to leave for Cyprus. She was walking home, when she was thrown on the ground, cutting both knees and gashing her chin. She talks to us from her home in St. Louis, Missouri.

interview by Dianne Lee
Footage : ISM Palestine palsolidarity.org
Images : Sameh A. Habeeb
Images : The Free Gaza Movement freegaza.org
Images : MachsomWacth maschsomwatch.org
Sound track : Plastilina Luminosa


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