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Palestine | San Francisco

Emergency Protest in Solidarity with the Palestinian People
by Bill Hackwell (hckwll [at] yahoo.com)
Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
Over 500 Palestinians from around Northern California and their supporters protested in front of the Israeli Consulate in San Francisco Monday afternoon against the brutal assault launched by the Israeli occupation forces against the entire population of Gaza. The loud and militant demonstration filled the sidewalks in front of the consulate on both sides of Montgomery and drowned out a pro Israeli group of about 30 people.
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Since the early hours of June 28 the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have been bombing Gaza around the clock. F-16 fighter bombers have knocked out bridges on the only road linking the northern and southern sections of the region. The IOF has destroyed the main power plant in Gaza and most of the people are now without electricity and water. One third of the members of the Palestinian Authority governing body have been arrested.

While a great outcry is heard in the mass media about one captured Israeli soldier, the same media pays no attention whatsover to the over 9000 Palestinian political prisoners being held illegally under terrible conditions in Israeli jails. At least 335 of these prisoners are children.

Israel's latest assault and racist apartheid system is supported and financed by the Bush Administration and Congess because of Israel's vital role in Washington's project of Middle East domination.
§Militant response to the occupation of their homeland
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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§Palestinian supporters on both sides of Montgomery
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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§The sound of "Free Palestine" could be heard for blocks
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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§9000 Palestinian prisoners to 1 Israeli
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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§Palestinian youth
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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§Drowning out the pro Israel group
by Bill Hackwell Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 10:22 AM
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Oops! SJ overplayed his hand with the racist "Paleswine" remarkovershotWednesday Jul 5th, 2006 6:41 PM
dialogue?DanielWednesday Jul 5th, 2006 6:35 PM
Robinmore protests?Wednesday Jul 5th, 2006 11:29 AM
No matter how often you keep up with those lies...death to the paleSStinian entityWednesday Jul 5th, 2006 10:11 AM
500 people? HA!observerWednesday Jul 5th, 2006 9:22 AM
We want more organization on more protestsRobin WagarWednesday Jul 5th, 2006 12:13 AM
No, it was the zionist filth murdering babies all month in Palestine and stealing landhow about that, skippyTuesday Jul 4th, 2006 9:07 PM
Looking badMust be the MoneyTuesday Jul 4th, 2006 6:49 PM
Wow. looks like some people would like to distort the realitycould they be zionists?Tuesday Jul 4th, 2006 5:52 PM
Just Wonderingfrom the above photoTuesday Jul 4th, 2006 2:45 PM