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List of Pro-Gaza Protests Around the Country

Washington DC (1/4)

Protest-Vigil to demand President-Elect Obama speak out against the massacre of innocent Palestinians AND call for an immediate cease-fire.WHEN:  5:30PM Every evening starting Sunday, January 4 until further noticeWHERE:  Meet at 16th and H Streets NW - across from the Hay-Adams Hotel (alternate meeting place 16th and I (eye) NW)WHO:  CODEPINK activists and anyone protesting the illegal and brutal Israeli assault on Gaza . Stop the Violence! Stop the Killing! Cease-Fire Now! For more info call 202 423 3654, 202 412 6700, 415 235 6517

Emergency Response Protests  

National Day of Emergency Mass Action: Saturday, January 10 Mass March in Washington, D.C.

White House (north side) @ 1:00 pmThere will be a major regional demonstration on Saturday, January 10. Gather at the White House (north side, Lafayette Park) at 1:00 PM. The protest will be located between the Bush White House and the Hay Adams Hotel, where President-Elect Obama is now residing, which is located on the north side of Lafayette Park. Calling by: The ANSWER Coalition, Muslim American Society Freedom, Free Palestine Alliance, National Council of Arab Americans, and Al-Awda - International Palestine Right to Return Coalition, for more information, contact: A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition e-mail: National Office in Washington DC: 202-544-3389

Washington DC (1/6)

Tuesday, January 6, 2009
March Of The Dead
Opening Of The 111th Congress, Washington, D.C.
We Carry The Names Of Those Killed
During The Illegal U.S. Invasion And Occupation
Of Iraq And Afghanistan
And We Will Carry The Names From The
Mounting Death Toll In Palestine
Contact:  A.R.T.(activist response team) at for more details.

Washington DC (1/6)

Town Hall: The  Arab  American  Community:  Responding  To  Attacks  on  Gaza
ADC is organizing an Emergency Town Hall Meeting at our National Headquarters for members of the Arab American Community to discuss responses to the Attacks on Gaza.  
When: Tuesday January 6, 2009 6:30 to 8:00 pm
Where: ADC National Headquarters, 1732 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20007
Attendees must RSVP by sending an e-mail with your full name to Seating is limited.

Washington DC (1/9)

Friday, January 9, 12:00PM
Lafayette Square and march to Upper Senate Park
Contact: National Association of Muslim Women,

Atlanta, GA

GAZA protest, MON. 4pmFriends,
As this message is being sent, it is reported that the Israeli ground forces have cut Gaza in half, isolating the inhabitants of Gaza City from any escape from the military ground invasion.

Late Saturday night, the US blocked the the UN Security Council from passing a resolution calling for an immediate cease fire, giving a green light to Israel to continue its war crimes against the Palestinian people.

Over the past week of intense aerial bombardment, thousands of Palestinians have been severely injured and more than 400 have been killed. The destruction of government, educational, religious and civilian buildings has been widespread and the population suffers from lack of electricity, food, water and medicines.

Across the globe, every day, thousands of people have come out onto the streets in protest, demanding an immediate end to the military attacks and the lifting of the economic siege of Gaza.

Yesterday in Atlanta, more than 500 people massed in front of CNN, took to the streets in a spirited march and rallied at Woodruff Park.
Then, the protesters, determined to have their message heard, again filled Marietta St and returned to the CNN building to continue the demonstration for another half hour.
This action was preceeded by protests at the Israeli Consulate on Sunday, Dec. 28 and Tuesday, Dec.30.

                           Act Now in Solidarity with the People of Gaza

Join us on Monday, January 5th at 4pm in front of the Israeli Consulate (1100 Spring St.) as we continue to demand an end to state-sponsored terrorism!

4:00 pm- 5:00 pm-- Demonstration in front of Israeli Consulate
5:00-5:30-- March to 14th and Peachtree St.
5:30-6:00-- Rally at Colony Square
6:00-6:30-- March back to Israeli Consulate

Contact Shireen Judeh at 678-643-9196 or Vanessa Faraj at 404-405-7703 with any questions!
Sponsored by Emory Advocates for Justice in Palestine, Athens Justice for Palestine and the International Action Center.

If you are unable to attend, please make calls, write letters or send e-mails to elected officials, media outlets, the Israeli Consulate. Donate funds. Stay informed.

White House:
State Department: 202-647-4000 and 202-647-6575
Israeli Consulate: 404-487-6500
Congressional DC Switchboard: 202-224-3121 and ask for your representative
CNN Comment Line: 404-827-0234 CNN email for comments:
Senator Chambliss:
Senator Isakson:
Barack Obama-click on American Moment to send a message:
Congressman John Lewis: 404-659-0116 or email
Congressman Hank Johnson: 770-987-2291 or in DC 202-225-1605

Medical Aid for Palestinians:
United Palestinian Appeal: 


Electronic Intifada:
U.S. Campaign to End Israeli Occupation: www.endtheoccupation.orgIf Americans Knew:
Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign:
United Nations Relief and Works Agency:
The Free Gaza Movement:  

Anaheim, CA (1/4)

1 PM at 512 S. Brookhurst St. between Orange Ave. & Broadway.

Los Angeles-Area

(1) Join LA Jews for Peace in a Demonstration to
Protest Israel's Attacks and Continued Siege of Gaza
Sunday, Jan. 4, 2:00 to 4:30 PM at Westwood Federal Building
11000 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

(2) Tuesday, Jan. 6, 4:30pm: Emergency Response Protest in LA at Israeli Consulate (6380 Wilshire Blvd.)

(3) Saturday, Jan. 10, 12 noon: National Day of Emergency Mass Action - Mass Regional Protest in LA at Westwood Federal Building (11000 Wilshire Blvd.) 

New York, NY (1/6 & Tuesdays)

Women In Black Vigil on Israel/Palestine End the OccupationVigils
Tuesday 5:30 at 187 St.
Thursday 5:30 at 14th St. & Broadway
End the brutal attacks and the blockade,
Tuesdays 5:30-6:30, 187 St and Fort Washington Ave.
Ongoing Women In Black Vigil  on Israel/ Palestine- End the Occupation- End the brutal attacks and the blockade of Gaza

Almost every Tuesday 5:30-6:30
187 St and Fort Washington Ave., Washington Heights
"A" train to 181 (front car) or #4 bus

Contact Peg Rapp   (646) 271-5964 or
Alice Sturm Sutter   (347) 873-0781

San Diego, CA

(1) Sunday, Jan. 4, 1pm: Emergency Response Protest (Balboa Park at the Fountain)

(2) Saturday, Jan. 10: National Day of Emergency Mass Action (Contact for more info)

For more info about San Diego Protests contact Al-Awda at 760-685-3243, or Free Palestine Alliance at 619-980-0677,

Sparta, NJ (1/4)

Sunday, January 4, 1PM
Sparta/Newton Rd. and Rt. 181, across from the Sparta United Methodist Church
Contact: Litsa Binder tel: 973 886-1150

Spokane, WA (1/8)

Thursday, January 8, 2009, 4:00PM
Federal Building, 904 W Riverside
Sponsored by: Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane
Contact: 509-838-7870



Montreal, QC

(1/4)Sunday, January 4, 2009
12:30pm - 3:30pm
carré Cabot: metro Atwater (corner St. Catherine and Atwater)
Montreal, QC, CANADA
by: Tadamon!
Phone: 5146641036


Following Israel's ground invasion, an emergency  
demonstration has been called for Sunday, 4th January at  
2.00 pm. (Nearest tube High Street Kensington).

There will be daily protests at the Israeli Embassy from  
Monday 5 January to Friday 9 January, at 5.30 pm - 7.30 pm.

The national demonstration on Saturday 10 January is planned  
to march to the Israeli Embassy. Stop the War is asking all  
its local groups outside of London to book coaches or   
arrange other transport to help make this the biggest   
demonstration yet seen in this country in the cause of   
Palestinian freedom.


Paris (12/29 - ?)

General mobilization headquarters for Gaza with a tent for mourning and protesting
Location: Fontaine des Innocents, Châtelet-les Halles

Begins Monday, December 29 at 5:00 pm
Continues: daily from 10:00 am until 10:00 pm (except during the demos) until the end of the criminal operations of the Israeli army.


Thus, have We made of you an Ummat justly balanced, that ye might be witnesses over the nations, and the Messenger a witness over yourselves; and We appointed the Qibla to which thou wast used, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (From the Faith). Indeed it was (A change) momentous, except to those guided by Allah. And never would Allah Make your faith of no effect. For Allah is to all people Most surely full of kindness, Most Merciful.

Quran: 2:143
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