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Hang Up on Motorola! Demo at Verizon

by Santa Clara Activist
Activists took a stand for human rights in front of a Verizon Store in Santa Clara, California on March 30. Verizon carries Motorola cell phones and stylish accessories but Motorola is guilty of making military guidance systems and fuses used in a variety of bombs which they then sell to the Israeli army.

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Demonstrators passed out flyers calling for a boycott against Motorola.

Demands include:

--End production and sales of fuses and other weapons components to Israel.

--End sales of communication devices to Israel (The *Mountain Rose Communication System* that Motorola designed for the Israeli military enables military invasions and a regime of over 600 checkpoints that prevent Palestinians from getting to school, work and hospitals in the Occupied Palestinian Territories).

--End sales of all products that support Israel's separation barrier and settlements (including the *Wide Area Surveillance Sytem* manufactured by Motorola-Israel).

See the website, join the boycott! Also see: San Jose Peace and Justice Center http://www.sanjosepeace.org
Related Categories: Palestine | South Bay | Anti-War
§Standing in front of Verizon store
by Santa Clara Activist
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§Call for corporate social responsibility
by Santa Clara Activist
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§Throughout the lunch hour rally...
by Santa Clara Activist
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...mall security was quiet but Santa Clara PD's motorcyclists kept an eye on demonstrators
§Flags on the strip in front of the mall
by Santa Clara Activist
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§Lunchers take a flyer
by Santa Clara Activist
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§Must be the "R" word
by Santa Clara Activist
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As capitalism falters, recession is evident. The normally bustling mall in the heart of Silicon Valley is more quiet than it has been in recent past.
§Kinko's sign says what activists know
by Santa Clara Activist
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"Signs mean business"
§These two mean business~
by Santa Clara Activist
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No one got past Darlene and Donna on their way into the Verizon store
§Activist needs more flyers
by Santa Clara Activist
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A good day getting out the message, Boycott Motorola!
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