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US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: “Making the Front Page, Getting Arrested, and More from the RNC”

Posted by uscsjp on September 8, 2008

Palestine contingent of the Labor Day anti-war march on the RNC.

“Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation not only had a strong presence at the Democratic National Convention in Denver but at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in St. Paul as well. National Organizer Katherine Fuchs filed this photo essay from St. Paul after the conclusion of the RNC.

The RNC protest activities kicked off with an Iraq Veterans against the War (IVAW) march from the Minnesota State Capitol to the Excel Energy Center, home of the 2008 Republican National Convention. Katherine worked as a legal observer during this march and continued to work with IVAW members throughout the week on strengthening the ‘Dual Occupations: Wrong in Palestine, Wrong in Iraq’ framework. Most of IVAW’s members and supporters see the important links between the U.S. occupation of Iraq and U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands and want to act to end both…”

–US Campaign to to End the Israeli Occupation, September 8th, 2008



http://www.endtheoccupation.org/article.php?id=1733

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One Response to “US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation: “Making the Front Page, Getting Arrested, and More from the RNC””

  1. Julia said

    How I wish I had gone to the RNC to protest.

    Good luck with more events at USC. I’ve heard Robert Fisk is supposed to come and speak on the 22nd. Maybe I’ll drop by if I figure out how to get to USC from Northridge by means of public transportation.

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