Boycott israHell!

Boycott israHell!
Бойкот на израел и печелещите от окупацията! Boycott israHell and those who profit from occupation!

Thursday, June 17, 2010

SUNDAY! Major Action for Palestinian Human Rights!


The Middle East
Children's Alliance urges you as strongly as we possibly can to get up and out early Sunday morning to join the:

Labor and
Community Picket
of Israeli Zim Lines Ship
June 20, 5:30 in the morning
Port of Oakland, Berth 57, Middle Harbor Road

Protest Israel's Attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla!
Boycott Israeli Ships and Goods!
Lift the Blockade NOW - Let Gaza Live!
Bring Down Israel's Apartheid Wall!

* We will gather at West Oakland BART (near 7th/Mandela Parkway) at 5AM in the parking lot to caravan and carpool to the site. The area may be blocked off to cars so we may have to walk to the berth area, about one mile. MAP []
* BART does not run at that time on Sundays so arrange another way to get there: car, bus, bike, etc.

* Bringfood, water, sunblock and hat.More information below.

Unions, labor federations and other organizations around the world have condemned Israel's deadly attack against the Gaza Freedom Flotillaon May 31. Nine people were killed and dozens seriously injured in the Israeli commando attack in international waters on ships attempting to bring humanitarian cargo to the suffering and blockaded people of Gaza. Six people aboard the ships are still missing and presumed dead. The Israeli attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla was a blatant act of piracy on the high seas. No
Israeli ship should be allowed to carry on trading activity anywhere in the world without facing picket lines, protests and embargo. Dock workers in several countries including South Africa, Norway, Sweden and Malaysia have declared that they will refuse to handle Israeli cargo in the coming weeks. We call on everyone who stands for justice and against occupation and apartheid
to join the June 20 picket at the Port of Oakland. This is a moment of great opportunity. In San Francisco in 1984, a picket line and
refusal to unload cargo of a ship carrying South African cargo was a key event in mobilizing the anti-apartheid movement worldwide.
Sponsored by: Labor / Community Committee in Solidarity with the People of Palestine, Arab American Union Members Council, ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism), Palestine Youth Network, US Palestine Community Network, Al Awda- Right to Return Coalition, Arab Youth Organization, MECA-Middle East Children's Alliance, Students for Justice in Palestine, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, International Solidarity Movement, San Jose Peace and Justice Center, International Socialist Organization, Peace and Freedom Party - SF, Transport  Workers Solidarity Committee and many labor activists in the Bay Area activists  in the Bay Area. (list in formation - to endorse email: []

For more information: []

For logistical information not covered in this email call: 415 -821-6545

Legal hotline for the picket: 415-285-1011

For carpooling for Sunday's action, please contact:

Chris Banks Email: []
Phone: 510-282-7032

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