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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

DC candle light vigil

Tens of Lebanese and non-Lebanese sympathizers braved the cold DC weather and held a candle light vigil Monday night for Gebran Tueni in front of the Lebanese embassy. We were all there to remember a man whose only crime was free speech. His killers spoke the language of murder. They should be the ones to shut up.

Here are a few pictures.

What you do abroad invigorates our actions here. When I see so many people gathering in DC, it makes me realize that a post on a blog, an op-ed in a paper, and attending a protest and funeral are not enough.

It's time to fully push ourselves, our government, and our aggressors to the wall. We must fully engage in the process in every way we can: from protests to civil disobedience to random acts of civic activism.
I wish I could have been there. I wish I could do more than type a few words on a screen. We should be strong and unrelenting, like LP is saying. I have hope. Inshllah kheir.
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