Radman, Thanks for your posting of the large protest in San Francisco against the Israeli massacre of Palestinians. For those who feel the term "massacre" is to strong, I propose a thought experiment: Suppose that Palestinian police had employed the same tactics against rock throwing Israeli settlers. What word do you think the U.S. media use to describe such a hypothetical event? The size of the protest is most encouraging because I can't recall any previous Israeli massacre that generated a single large protest in the U.S. Tom Nagy radman wrote: > For Mr. Bill "Feh!" Mandel: > > October 6, 2000: San Francisco. Over 3500 protestors gathered in > front of the israeli consulate in san francisco for yet another > awesome protest against the genocidal activities of the israeli > government and its killing machine. The protest started at civic > center plaza in front of city hall where friday prayer was attended > by over 2000 muslim brothers and sisters--it was an incredible site > to see and hear, very moving and very powerful. Marchers made > there way to the israeli consulate and were joined by another 1500 > demonstrators and the entire street in front of the consulate was > closed. we marched in a circle chanting "stop killing children" and > "palestine will never go", etc. The tension was very high. Speaker > after speaker denounced the atrocities and murders of palestinian > innocents and children. There was extensive media coverage from > major tv, radio, print media.
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