Saturday, 25 June 2016

Take the Fast-a-thon challenge!



Yesterday, Syria Solidarity UK activists were at the Ramadan Tent Project to announce our Break the Siege Fast-a-thon challenge.

THE CHALLENGE
We challenge you to experience the daily trauma of besieged Syrians through fasting.
Choose from 23rd June to 1st July, i.e. 18th-25th of Ramadan (lunar calendar).
Fasting times for London: from sunrise (2:40 am) till sunset (9:20 pm).

Raise awareness of starvation of civilians in areas besieged by the Assad regime
Exert pressure on the government to start air drops to besieged areas
Support advocacy to help break the sieges and to protect civilians

TAKING PART
Please follow the link to fill the form or sign up at the stall today:
http://goo.gl/forms/ymYk2cCNYjPLaJuH3

You can also email your details to info@syriauk.org

RAISING AWARENESS
Please take a selfie with a sign saying you are fasting in solidarity with people in besieged in Syria, or record a short video message, and send to info@syriauk.org or message to our Syria Solidarity UK Facebook page.

DONATE
To take part we ask that you pledge: £50 if you plan to fast one day, £150 if you plan to fast for three days, £200 if you plan to fast for seven days.

Start getting sponsorships from family, friends and colleagues!
https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/breakthesiegefastathon

SOLIDARITY IFTAR GATHERING 
We will hold this meal opposite 10 Downing Street to remind the government that starving Syrians are still waiting for air drops and that each hour of delay costs lives.

Time: 9:00pm 1st July — Place: Downing Street
Please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solidarity-iftar-tickets-26119844157

All event details will be on our event page on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/547342645450698/

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