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Colleagues arrested and injured by Israeli military

Colleague arrested
Colleague arrested in Izbet a Tabib
Planting near 'fence' which cuts off farmer's land
Planting near 'fence' which cuts off farmer's land
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Join the Boycott of Sabra & Tribe Hummus

Don't Dip Into ApartheidShop With Your Conscience - You Have a Choice!

Make a Difference for the People of Palestine

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Protesters march to support Palestine and Boycott, Divestment and Santions

On July 9 in Boston over 100 people chanted to end apartheud in Israel and to “Free Free Palestine."   With more than twenty different organizations represented, including UJP, the spirited group started at Park Street and walked through downtown, stopping  at different BDS campaign target sites:

o Macy’s, to demand that they stop selling SodaStream,

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"Ending the Endless Wars" Conference

 
The first panel at the UJP conference. Left, Max Elbaum. Right, Najib Saliba and Ann Wright.   Photos by Pat Westwater-Jong
UJP's 10th anniversary conference, Ending the Endless Wars and Occupations, drew 250 Boston area peace activists to an all-day movement building conversation October at held at Suffolk University, and cosponsored by the Suffolk Department of Government.  The gathering was UJP's largest since the height of the Iraq war in 2006. 
 
Assistant Prof. Brian Conley welcomed the conference, which drew dozens of Suffolk undergraduates, to Suffolk University.  Shelagh Foreman of Peace Action read remarks, "No Justice, No Peace", by ex-Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner.   He congratulated UJP on ten years of work and emphasized the importance of the justice component, citing UJP's work to stop BU's dangerous level 4 biolab as an positive example.  Turner reminded us of Martin Luther King's "three evils" of war, racism and poverty and said that all must be addressed as part of the same system.   Turner advised us to persist in our efforts and not get discouraged in case of adversity.
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Protest the Israeli seizure of Gaza humanitarian aid boat and detention of aid workers

When: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 4:00 am to 5:00 am
Where: JFK Federal Building • Government Center T Stop • Boston
Protest the Israeli seizure of the humanitarian vessel Spirit of Humanity and the arrest of 21 human rights activists bringing
humanitarian aid to Gaza!

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How Do You Fix the Deficit? End the Wars, Tax the Rich!

Boston antiwar march, 10-15-2011

Several thousand anti-war protesters marched through downtown Boston Saturday, October 15 to protest the US wars.  The march started at Park Street and passed by the Armed Forces Recruiting Center, Verizon, Bank of America and ended at the Occupy Boston camp in Dewey Square.

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Protest against Israel's attack on Gaza, November 20

 

Protesters sit outside the Israeli consulate in Boston, MA, in response to Israeli military operation in Gaza on November 20, 2012.

Photo: Tess Scheflan/ Activestills.org

 

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Advocates Challenge Harvest Co-op Board Decision on Israeli Hummus

Supporting Peace with Justice in the Middle East

Direct Contact in the Context of “Direct Talks”

by Steven and Linda Brion-Meisels
 
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Demonstrate against AIPAC

When: Sunday, May 17, 2009, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: outside Westin Copley Place Hotel • We will gather at thecorner of Huntington Ave. and Dartmouth St. • Boston

Please stand with us to protest AIPAC at its 10th Annual New England Leadership Dinner outside the Westin Copley Place Hotel.

Signage should focus on AIPAC.

Suggested messages include:

AIPAC = ENDLESS WAR
AIPAC: BAD 4 PALESTINE-ISRAEL-U.S.
AIPAC: OBSTRUCTION TO PEACE
AMERICAN JEWS FOR A JUST PEACE-BOSTON
JUSTICE IS THE KEY

AIPAC is an obstacle to Mid East Peace

AIPAC promoted the Iraq War

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