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Civil Disobedience - 15 Jan Lockdown at Israeli Consulate
by Rob Spectre (rob.spectre [at] gmail.com)
Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 5:00 PM
As the war on Gaza claims over 1,000 Palestinian lives, protesters in San Francisco mark the grave milestone by chaining themselves to the front doors of the Israeli Consulate building.

Eight demonstrators were arrested in the action that lasted two and a half hours.

Writeup and footage - video 2:29
Dream Not Of Today posted a writeup of the civil obedience at the Israeli Consulate 15 January in San Francisco. In reaction to the macabre milestone of over 1,000 civilian Palestinians killed in the war on Gaza, protesters stormed the consulate at 8am, setting up a human barrier at its front entrances.

Excerpt:

"I arrived on the scene just as the SF Fire Department was finishing removing the protesters chained to the doors. They had locked the doors with large bicycle locks and themselves with chains, setting up a barrier humanity in front of the glass and steel frontage. A paddy wagon was full of half the raucous lot that engaged the civil disobedience, screaming “Stop killing children!” while rocking it back and forth."

Includes video footage posted on YouTube.
§Civil Disobedience at the Israeli Consulate
by above Thursday Jan 15th, 2009 7:12 PM
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whats going on?treeSaturday Jan 17th, 2009 3:51 PM
whats going on?treeSaturday Jan 17th, 2009 3:01 PM
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This direct action is great, but protest is not enough. Where do we go from here?:Israeli boycott campaignFriday Jan 16th, 2009 4:01 AM
GREAT WORK!barbarism = zionism = racismFriday Jan 16th, 2009 3:36 AM
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