Emergency Demonstrations to Protest Israeli Massacre of Gaza Aid Convoy

Emergency Demonstrations to
Protest Israeli Massacre of Gaza Aid Convoy

Gaza Jan 10 DC

Washington, D.C.
Monday, May 31 at 3:00pm

Israeli Embassy
3514 International Dr. NW
(near Van Ness and Reno Rd.)

New York City
Monday, May 31 at 3:00pm

Times Square
44th Street & 7th Avenue

Los Angeles
Monday, May 31 at 4:30pm

Israeli Consulate
6380 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
(Between Crescent Heights and San Vicente)

Monday, May 31 at 4:30pm

Israeli Consulate
111 E Wacker Dr # 1308
Chicago, IL

Boston, Mass.
Monday, May 31 at 4pm
Park St. T Station

San Francisco
Monday, May 31 at 1pm
Powell and Market

Monday, May 31 at 5pm
Israeli Consulate
100 N. Biscayne Blvd.

New Haven, CT
Monday, May 31 at 3pm
Federal Courthouse
141 Church St.

Durham, North Carolina
Thursday, June 3 at 5pm
Brightleaf Square

Boston, Massachusetts
Friday, June 4
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
JFK Federal Building, Government Center

Tampa, Florida
Friday, June 4 at 3pm
at intersection of Fowler and 56th

New York City, New York
Friday, June 4 at 3pm
42nd St. & 7th Ave./Broadway

Hartford, Connecticut
Friday, June 4 at 3pm
Federal building, 450 Main St.

Los Angeles, California
Friday, June 4, 4pm-7pm
Israeli Consulate
6380 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
(Between Crescent Heights and San Vicente)

Fresno, California
Friday, June 4 at 4:30pm
corner of Blackstone & Shaw Ave.

Washington, D.C.
Friday, June 4 at 5pm
White House

San Jose, California
Friday, June 4, 5-7:30pm
Martin Luther King Library
150 East San Fernando Street

San Diego, California
Friday, June 4 at 5pm
Federal Building
880 Front St. (and Broadway)
Downtown San Diego

Reading, Pennsylvania
Friday, June 4 at 5pm
Penn Street Bridge

Santa Rosa, California
Friday, June 4, 5:30-6:30pm
Courthouse Square

Dallas, Texas
Friday, June 4 at 6pm
Meet at the Grassy Knoll
(Houston & Commerce)

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Saturday, June 5 at 10:30am
Central and Tulane

San Francisco, California
Saturday, June 5 at 11am
Civic Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Saturday, June 5 at 12 noon
in front of the Israeli Consolate (19th and JFK Blvd)

Seattle, Washington
Saturday, June 5 at 12noon
Westlake Plaza, 4th and Pine

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Saturday, June 5 at 1pm
14th & Minnesota Ave.

Nashville, Tennessee
Saturday, June 5, 2-3pm
25th Ave N & West End Ave

Orlando, Florida
Saturday, June 5, 5pm
In front of City Hall
400 South Orange Avenue

Gainesville, Florida
Monday, June 7, 4-6pm
Corner of Williston and 34th St.

Middletown, Orange County, NY
Monday, June 7 at 5pm
intersection of Rt. 211 and North Galleria Drive

Birmingham, Alabama
Saturday, June 19 at 4pm
at the fountain located in Five Points South 

The ANSWER Coalition, along with many other organizations and individuals, is co-sponsoring and organizing for emergency protests taking place in Washington, D.C., and around the country to denounce the Israeli military massacre of activists on a Gaza aid convoy. Nine international activists were killed by Israel, with dozens injured. The death toll may rise.

In an act of piracy and a blatant violation of international law, the Israeli government has committed a cold-blooded massacre on the high seas against a group of courageous individuals whose only crime was to extend a hand of solidarity to the besieged and blockaded people in Gaza.

The Gaza aid flotilla is made up of seven ships carrying 700 people and bringing medical, construction and school supplies to besieged Palestinians in Gaza. It was attacked in international waters by 14 Israeli ships. Heavily armed Israeli commandos dropped onto the ships from helicopters and opened fire on the activists.

Gaza has been blockaded by Israel since 2007 with full backing by the U.S. government. The blockade is a brutal form of collective punishment aimed at strangling the Palestinian people. Since coming to office, the Obama administration has continued the enormous funding to Israel allowing the continued siege of Gaza, the occupation and expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank, and Israel's non-stop war against all of the Palestinian people. President Obama has promised at least $30 billion in military aid to Israel over the next 10 years.

Come out to these protests to condemn this outrageous massacre and call for an immediate end of the siege of Gaza.

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