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Thousands Rally in SF for Gaza
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist (jeff [at] paterson.net)
Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
Thousands of protesters marched through downtown San Francisco today demanding "Let Gaza Live!" More then 800 people have died and thousands have been wounded in Israel's attacks on Gaza. Less than ten Israelis have been killed. 1.6 million Gazans are living without access to basic services and face constant Israeli attacks in one of the most densely populated areas of the world.
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December 18, 2008 Statement

We are U.S. military servicemembers and veterans who have refused or are currently refusing to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan.

We stand in solidarity with the Israeli Shministim (Hebrew for "12th graders") who are also resisting military service. About 100 Israeli high school students have signed an open letter declaring their refusal to serve in the Israeli army and their opposition to "Israeli occupation and oppression policy in the occupied territories and the territories of Israel." In Israel, military service is mandatory for all graduating high school seniors, and resisters face the possibility of years in prison...

http://www.couragetoresist.org/x/content/view/649/1/
§"Let Gaza Live!"
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Chant leaders
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Flag waving
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Lead banner
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Market Street
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Youth
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Lead banners
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Youth burn flag
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§United for Peace and Justice
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Dead Kennedys fan
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Gaza, Oakland, and Greece...
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§CODEPINK
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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§Courage to Resist banner and friends
by Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist Saturday Jan 10th, 2009 5:15 PM
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A boycott of Israel and refusal to pay for war would be more effective than demonstratingMayaSaturday Jan 10th, 2009 6:42 PM
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