In honor of the one-year anniversary of Israel's attacks on Gaza in December 2008, a number of activists have planned a targeted “tweet for Gaza” campaign on Twitter. The campaign , widely promoted by Twitter user nmoawad , is meant to draw attention to the current siege on Gaza, and will be implemented on Sunday, December 27, between 3pm and 7pm GMT, in an effort to make #Gaza  a Twitter trending topic .
Twitter users across the globe are unifying for the cause, and although “re-tweets ” are popular, a great number of people are using Twitter to share their own personal thoughts about Gaza, one year after the attacks which left 1,417 Palestinians and 13 Israelis dead. Rime Allaf, a Syrian Twitterer, explains  what it means to her:
Nadine Moawad, the organizer of the campaign, is teaching Twitter  in Beirut to help bring force to the campaign:
Joelle Hatem is amongst those who took the Twitter crash course. A brand new Twitter user, she writes :
Twitter users are using the hashtag for spreading information as well as for sharing personal reflections of the one year commemoration of the attacks. Sayed Dhansay, in South Africa, reflects :
And in Brazil, Twitter user Jus_C shares his thoughts  on the siege on Gaza:
The campaign will take place on Sunday from 3pm to 7pm GMT, during Twitter's most trafficked time of day. To follow the tweets, visit the #Gaza  hashtag.