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As aggression escalates, PFLP calls for takeover of Israeli embassies and broad popular de

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An appeal from occupied Palestine.
As the aggression against our people escalates, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is calling upon all international progressive forces for the widest popular participation of all sectors of society in mass demonstrations and actions in the streets in solidarity and support for the Palestinian people in Gaza, as well as the escalation and expansion of direct action, particularly the takeover of embassies of Israel and its allies.

The PFLP saluted the hundreds of thousands internationally who have continued to take to the streets, and the millions in the Arab homeland who have done so as well. Over 200,000 people marched on January 10, 2008 in London, including surrounding and attempting to enter and take over the Israeli embassy, and thousands upon thousands more marched in cities around the world, including Paris, Athens, Nairobi, Chicago, Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Auckland and Sydney and throughout the Arab world.

In various cities, demonstrators have surrounded Israeli embassies, as well as U.S. and Egyptian embassies, besieging them with a demand for justice and an end to the massacres and siege. In Toronto, women attempted to take over the Israeli embassy in a sit-in on January 7, 2009. These actions and others have been impacting and providing support to the steadfastness of the Palestinian resistance, and we can feel the power and commitment of such actions, which strengthens the morale of all of our people facing massacres and siege.

The occupation army has killed over 860 and injured over 3500 Palestinians as of January 10, 2009. In the past days, the occupier has attacked Palestinian journalists, shelling the homes of multiple journalists, as it continues its massacres, announcing its intention to escalate its crimes. Simultaneously, in the West Bank, it has renewed its use of live ammunition against mass protests and demonstrations, while in Gaza, it is utilizing all forms of weaponry against our people, including white phosphorous, gas cartridges causing physical exhaustion, and massive amounts of U.S.-made and funded weaponry.

In the face of all of this, the Palestinian resistance has remained steadfast, and the actions of the people around the world in support of the Palestinian cause only bolsters that steadfastness and commitment to struggle until victory. The PFLP calls for the broadest mass demonstrations and the escalation of popular international action, especially the takeover of the embassies of the occupier, in the face of crimes and massacres, as the people of the world march arm in arm with the people of Palestine against occupation and oppression and towards victory!

- Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine

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