Peaceful Protest (in NYC) to Free Imprisoned Hungarian OB/GYN
CORRECTION – Gereb is an OB/GYN. She was previously referred to as a midwife.
Fellow Birth Activists and Healthy Birth Supporters – Please join us to support Dr. Agnes Gereb.
Dr. Agnes Gere is an ob.gyn who has been providing home birth services for more than 20 years. She was about to publish Spiritual Midwifery in Hungarian, when she was arrested—taken away from her birth center shackled hands and feet in chains around the first of October. Since then, she has been sitting in prison.
NEW YORK CITY PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATION TO FREE IMPRISONED HUNGARIAN MIDWIFE AND WOMEN’S RIGHTS ACTICVIST, DR. AGNES GEREB, AND TO STOP CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST HOME BIRTH MIDWIVES
DECEMBER 13, 2:45-3:45
IN FRONT OF THE HUNGARIAN CONSULATE (223 EAST 52nd STREET)
PRIOR TO THE DEMONSTRATION, JOIN MIDWIFE INA MAY GASKIN AND CUNY SOCIOLOGIST BARBARA KATZ ROTHMAN FOR AN INFORMAL DISCUSSION OF THE POLITICS OF CHILDBIRTH
DECEMBER 13, 1:45-2:30
TRAFFIC RESTAURANT (986 2nd AVENUE, between 52nd and 53rd)
Signs attached to paper rolls, like gift wrap rolls, are welcome, no wood sticks and plastic tubes allowed (NYPD). Please bring a white flower to the demonstration if you can.