January 30, 2024 7.00 pm

“Occupation must end”: Palestine event at Lincoln mosque offers glimpse into life in Gaza

Harrowing tales of family tragedy were told, as awareness and understanding took centre stage

By Local Democracy Reporter

“We have lost a lot of lives, a lot of people, but the message doesn’t change — the occupation must end.” That is the message of a retired doctor in Lincoln, speaking at a Palestine cultural event at the city’s mosque after losing some 20 family members to the conflict in Gaza in just three months.

Residents of Lincoln were invited to gain “true understanding” of the situation in Gaza at a Palestinian culture event, where speakers included a former doctor in Lincoln who has lost more than 20 family members since October due to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

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