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Thu Jan 15 2009 (Updated 01/16/09)
Activists Lockdown at Israeli Consulate in San Francisco as Gaza Massacre Intensifies
Thu Jan 15 2009 (Updated 01/16/09)
Protesters Call for an End to US Support for Israel as Death Toll Rises Over 1,000 in Gaza
Shortly after 8:00am, on January 15th, about 45 Palestinian, Jewish, immigrant rights and prison abolitionists prevented the Israeli consulate in San Francisco (456 Montgomery) from opening by chaining themselves to the doors with locks and tubes in protest of Israeli apartheid and the current attacks on Gaza. In a statement, they call for an immediate ceasefire; the opening of land, sea, and air borders to allow in emergency supplies; and an end to US financial and political support for Israel. Nine people were arrested for blocking the doors and refusing to move. imc_photo.gifPhotos: 1 | 2 | 3 | imc_video.gifVideo

This action follows the lockdowns at the Israeli consulate in Los Angeles, and the Israeli embassies in Montreal and Toronto. The Palestinian death toll now stands at over 1,045. Israel is continuing to escalate its assault on Gaza. In the past day alone, Israel has hit many civilian targets in Gaza City, including a UN building, a hospital, and a building housing several media organizations.

International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network | Arab Resource Organizing Center | General Union of Palestinian Students | Palestinian Youth Network

The Destruction of Gaza: Israeli assault injures 1.5 million Gazans | Israel fires on UN agency headquarters, civilians fleeing violence | imc_audio.gifIsrael Pounds Gaza: Shells Crowded Hospital, UN Compound and Building Housing Media Organizations | Israeli forces have killed more than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza | Israel in Gaza increasingly seen as Rogue State by EU, Red Cross, Lancet | Israeli military escalates assault on Gaza City | Gaza death tolls passes 1,000

Protests: Poland: Anarchists Disrupted Israeli ambassador speech | imc_audio.gifU.S. Rabbis Urge Obama to Push For Gaza Cease-Fire | Pilot refuses to bomb Palestinians | Venezuela and Bolivia break off Israel ties

Other Updates From Palestine: PFLP calls for takeover of Israeli embassies and broad popular front | imc_audio.gifIs Israel Using Banned and Experimental Munitions in Gaza? | imc_audio.gifEI’s Ali Abunimah speaks about media coverage of Gaza conflict | Israel bars Arab parties from election | Resolution 1860: fig leaf to Arab failure

Previous Indybay Gaza Coverage: For Second Week Gaza Demo in San Jose Halts Traffic & Shoppers | January 10th Gaza Protest In San Francisco | Over 600 Palestinians Killed. Humanitarian Crisis Faces 1.6 Million | Egyptian Government and Other Arab Leaders Seen as Complicit in Gaza Assault | Bay Area Protesters Take to the Streets to Protest Attack on Gaza | Over 364 Palestinians Dead as Israel Attacks Gaza
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