[act-ma] Stop the Massacre of Palestinians! Tues. 12/30 @ 5 PM

Chris Gonsalves chrislgonsalves at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 02:28:08 PST 2008


*Please forward this announcement widely

National Day of Action:*
*STOP THE MASSACRE OF PALESTINIANS!*

*Tuesday, December 30th - 5:00 PM*
*Consulate General of Israel*
*20 Park Plaza, Boston*
*Green Line to Arlington*

Hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza have been massacred and wounded as Israel
has launched a massive bombing campaign against the people of Gaza. The
bombing rampage took place as thousands of Palestinian children were in the
streets on their way home from school. Palestinian parents were running
frantically in the streets looking for their children as U.S.-provided F-16s
and Apache helicopters rained down more than 100 bombs and missiles on Gaza.

AFP reported: "There was no space left in the morgue and bodies were piled
up in the emergency room and in the corridors, as many of the wounded
screamed in pain."

Because of the U.S.-backed Israeli blockade and strangulation of the people
of Gaza for the past 18 months there is little or no medicine to treat the
wounded, electricity for hospitals, or food or clean water for much of the
population. An Israeli military spokesperson said, "The operation is 'only
just beginning'."

The Israeli Defense Ministry said in a statement: "The action will continue
and will widen as much as is demanded..."
*
* *The ANSWER Coalition, Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation, Free
Palestine Alliance, National Council of Arab Americans, and Al-Awda -
International Palestine Right to Return Coalition are calling for Tues.,
December 30th to be a National Day of Action* to show solidarity with the
Palestinian people in Gaza and to demand an immediate end to the murderous
attacks carried out by the Israeli military against the people of Gaza.
Actions are taking place in over 40 cities across the country and around the
world.

To find out more information about Tuesday's action in Boston and to get
more involved please *call 857-334-5084 or email Boston at ANSWERCoalition.org*
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