URGENT: TAKE ACTION FOR GAZA NOVEMBER 21-29

Photo: Jihad Misharawi, BBC Arabic Correspondent, carries his son’s body at a Gaza hospital. (AP) TAKE ACTION FOR GAZA: Stop the bombs, stop the siege, stop the blank check [November […]

Photo: Jihad Misharawi, BBC Arabic Correspondent, carries his son’s body at a Gaza hospital. (AP)

TAKE ACTION FOR GAZA: Stop the bombs, stop the siege, stop the blank check

[November 20, 2012] Over120 Palestinians have already been killed and 920 injured in Israel’s relentless attack on Gaza. We urge each of you to mark your calendar for at least one of the following events to join folks from across the Twin Cities and Minnesota to SAY NO TO INJUSTICE. Individually we can be ignored, but together we can make our voices heard. For the latest news on what is taking place on the ground in Gaza, visit imeu.net. In addition, check out these helpful Talking Points from the US Campaign.

We also urge you to call call your Congresspeople and demand that our government insist that Israel stop its attacks on Gaza NOW:

Congressman Keith Ellison DC 202-225-4755 or Mpls 612-522-1212
Congresswoman Betty McCollum DC 202-225-6631 or St Paul 651-224-9191
Senator Franken DC 202-224-5641 or St. Paul 651-221-1016
Senator Klobuchar DC 202-224-3244 or Mpls 612-727-5220

1. Wednesday November 21 4:30-5:30 weekly vigil on Lake Street Bridge over Mississippi (Marshall Ave on St. Paul side.) Focus will be on Gaza. Park on either side. There is a gathering for comments and announcements at 5:30 on St. Paul side. (Initiated by Twin Cities Peace Campaign, WAMM and Antiwar Committee) → This event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/436794309710852/

2. Friday November 23

A. 12:45 PM Rochester March from Islamic Center to Govt. Center

B. 4:15-5:30 PM Weekly Palestine Vigil Summit and Snelling St. Paul

3. Saturday November 24 2:00-3:00 pm Banner / Rally / March. Gather Loring Park (Hennepin Ave. side near bandshell and near footbridge over Hennepin) (Initiated by Coalition for Palestinian Rights)This event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/133543070130757/

4. Wednesday November 28 12:15 PM Northrup Mall at U of M a “Die In.” (Initiated by Students for a Democratic Society and Student for Justice in Palestine)

5. Thursday November 29 4:00-5:30 PM Demonstration and Rally outside Senator Klobuchar’s office 1200 Washington Ave. (across 35W from West Bank) Following action caravan to 4200 Cedar Ave. for dinner and 6 PM forum “Who Are the Holy Land 5?” (Initiated by Committee to Stop FBI Repression)

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