Italians join Palestian and Jewish women to call for peace


 Euro MP Luisa Morgantini, is currently leading a women's peace delegation on a week-long tour of Israel and Palestine. Ms Morgantini and her group are holding meetings and visits to schools, hospitals and communities in Palestine and Israel: Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Gaza, Ramallah, Bethlehem, Nablus, Hebron, Nazareth. To mark International Womens' Day yesterday they staged peaceful demonstrations at military checkpoints around the country - together with groups of Israeli and Palestinian women. Ms Morgantini said: "We, Italian women, believe in peace and we appeal with our presence here, to ask the Israeli government to begin to respect International Law."

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