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Democracy Now! Headlines: Israeli Troops Attack Palestinians After Funeral for Teen Shot by IDF etc.

Posted by uscsjp on October 7, 2015

Israeli Troops Attack Palestinians After Funeral for Teen Shot by IDF

 Israeli soldiers fired live ammunition, stun grenades and tear gas at Palestinians in Bethlehem Tuesday following the funeral for a 13-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers a day before.

NYC: Dozens Protest Recent IDF Killings of Palestinian Teens

 Meanwhile, in New York, dozens of people rallied outside the Israeli Consulate to protest the recent killings of Palestinian teenagers by Israeli forces.

Lamis Deek: “My name is Lamis Deek. I am an attorney and an activist with Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition. And I’m one of the organizers of today’s rally. We’re here today to stand in solidarity with our people in Palestine, who have called for a Day of Rage and international support and street actions in support of their struggle, and to publicize to the people across the world, but specifically here in New York, the conditions under which Palestinians are suffering.”

Sanders Campaign Apologizes to Pro-Palestinian Activists Ousted from Rally

 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign has apologized to a group of Students for Justice in Palestine activists who were asked to leave a Sanders rally in Boston unless they took down their sign. The sign read “Will Ya Feel the Bern for Palestine?” Sanders’ campaign manager Jeff Weaver told Boston.com the decision was made by a “low-level volunteer” and “100 percent” should not have happened.
–Democracy Now, October 7, 2015
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