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Hundreds Rally for Palestine
by Heads UP Collective
Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM
Several hundred people gathered for a spirited rally in front of the Israeli consulate in San Francisco today to protest the recent Israeli bombings of Gaza.

Several hundred people gathered for a spirited rally in front of the Israeli consulate in San Francisco today to protest the recent Israeli bombings of Gaza.

As a result of the brutal assault on the entire population of Gaza in the early morning hours of June 28 by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF), Most of the people of Gaza are now without water and electricity – Palestinians are dying. The use of U.S. planes and other military equipment against illegally occupied land is a violation of both international and U.S. law. In a further act of act of colonial aggression, the IOF has arrested a third of the members of the Palestinian Authority governing body.
For more information on the current situation in Gaza and in Palestine, see http://electronicintifada.net/new.shtml

The rally, which lasted for two hours, was high energy and attended by people from a broad array of communities. In addition to the call to end the current attack on Gaza, demonstrators called for an end to US Tax Aid to Israel, an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestine, and a boycott of Israeli goods.

Many organizations and groups were represented, including Al Awda (the Palestinian Right to Return Coalition), Left Turn, QUIT (Queers Undermining Israeli Apartheid). ADC-SF (Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee), SUSTAIN (Stop US Tax Aid To Israel NOW), ISM (International Solidarity Movement), Heads UP Collective, Free Palestine Alliance, JFFP (Jews For A Free Palestine), Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, SOUL (School of Unity and Liberation), ISO (International Socialist Organization), Students for Justice in Palestine, and many others.

Another rally has been called for July 13, 2006, at 4:30, at the same location: the Consulate Of Israel, 456 Montgomery St., San Francisco


§Another Jew For Palestine
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§Free Palestine!
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§End The Occupation!
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§Palestinian Flags
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§Free Palestinian child prisoners!
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§Jews For a Free Palestine
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§Stop!
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§Stop US Tax Aid
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM

§SUSTAIN banner
by Heads UP Collective Monday Jul 3rd, 2006 7:16 PM