Wellington Vigil For Hostages at 5:30pm, Cenotaph
The Wellington Palestine Group will hold a vigil of hope
Thursday 8th December at the Cenotaph, at 5:30pm
in solidarity with the four hostages being held in Iraq:
Harmeet Sooden, James Loney, Tom Fox and Norman Kember.
The Wellington Palestine Group calls for the release of
the Christian Peacemakers.
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