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Sacramento/Davis Area Actions Against Israeli Attack on Free Gaza Flotilla
by Sacramento Area Peace Action
Monday May 31st, 2010 1:34 PM
Here is the list of protests in the Davis and Sacramento areas to condemn the Israeli government's outrageous massacre of unarmed human rights activists on the Gaza humanitarian aid flotilla.
Please let others know:

TODAY: MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010 4pm, Davis:
Protest Israel's attacks on the Gaza humanitarian aid flotilla and killing of unarmed human rights activists.
Corner of East Covell & Pole Line Rd., Davis. FMI: 530-747-0185.
From Sacramento: From I-80, take Mace exit in Davis, go right (north). After about a half mile, Mace will turn into East Covell. Continue on East Covell for about another two miles to the intersection with Pole Line.

TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010:

9am Press Conference, Federal Building, 5th & I, Sacramento
Tuesday, June 1: Demand Congressmember Doris Matsui and others representatives and President Obama condemn and sanction Israel for its attack on the humanitarian aid flotilla and killing of unarmed human rights activists. FMI: 916-448-7157

12noon - 2pm at UC Davis, UCD Memorial Union Patio California
Tuesday, June 1: All students of conscious against Israeli crimes are joining together for a protest and demonstration. Wear Black and Come in Solidarity. Israel has Killed 16 Human Rights Activists, Injured Dozens in Assault on Gaza Ship Convoy Carrying Humanitarian Aid. It is imperative that you attend this rally. FMI: edwardgeoffrey [at] gmail.com

4 - 6pm, 16th & J Streets, Sacramento
Tuesday, June 1, Protest Israel's attack on the Gaza humanitarian aid boats and killing of at least 16 unarmed human rights activists. FMI: 916-448-7157.

TAKE ACTION:
Please tell President Obama to condemn and sanction Israel for these attacks. Email: http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact or call 202-456-1111 or 202-456-1414. Also contact your Congressional representatives and senators: http://www.house.gov; http://www.senate.gov or call 202-224-3121. FMI n the attacks: http://www.witnessgaza.com


The Palestine Task Force (Peace Action), Free Palestine Alliance, along with many other organizations and individuals, is co-sponsoring and organizing for emergency protests taking place in Sacramento Tuesday June 1st (16th & J Street from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM) to denounce the Israeli military massacre of activists on a Gaza aid convoy. At least 19 international activists were killed by Israel, with dozens injured. The death toll may rise.

In an act of piracy and a blatant violation of international law, the Israeli government has committed a cold-blooded massacre on the high seas against a group of courageous individuals whose only crime was to extend a hand of solidarity to the besieged and blockaded people in Gaza.

The Gaza aid flotilla is made up of seven ships carrying 700 people and bringing medical, construction and school supplies to besieged Palestinians in Gaza. It was attacked in international waters by 14 Israeli ships. Heavily armed Israeli commandos dropped onto the ships from helicopters and opened fire on the activists.

Gaza has been blockaded by Israel since 2007 with full backing by the U.S. government. The blockade is a brutal form of collective punishment aimed at strangling the Palestinian people. Since coming to office, the Obama administration has continued the enormous funding to Israel allowing the continued siege of Gaza, the occupation and expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and Israel's non-stop war against all of the Palestinian people. President Obama has promised at least $30 billion in military aid to Israel over the next 10 years.

Come out to these protests to condemn this outrageous massacre and call for an immediate end of the siege of Gaza.

Sacramento Area Peace Action
http://www.sacpeace.org
909 12th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-2942
(916) 448-7157