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MORE BUSES LEAVING FROM NEW YORK

If your interested in buses leaving from New York, please leave a comment with your location, and I will find the closest bus to you.

Right now, HVICC has a bus that is still not full.
If your anywhere near Mohegan Lake, NY let me know, and I will give you the details.

tickets are $35

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Buses going to Gaza Protest in DC on 1/10/09

ILLINOIS

Chicago, IL
Transportation to DC

Bus departs on Friday, Jan. 9 at 7 pm from the Back of the Art Institute of Chicago on Columbus Ave. between Monroe & Jackson. Bus returns early Sunday Morning.

Bus Tickets are $100 — just to cover the cost of the bus — and can be purchased online by clicking here.You can also pay in cash at the ANSWER Office:

3334 W. Lawrence (Brown Line – Kimball Stop)
The office will be open Tuesday, Jan. 7, from 4 pm to 8 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 8: 12 pm to 8 pm, and Thursday, Jan. 9: 12 pm to 8 pm . For more information, call: 773-463-0311

NEW YORK

New York, NY
Transportation to DC

All buses depart at 6am on Saturday, January 10th, and return around 10pm on the same day. The cost is $40 for a round-trip ticket. These are the bus locations:

1) Union Square / 14th St. (Downtown Manhattan): L,N,Q,R,4,5,6 trains
2) Bay Ridge Ave and 4th (Brooklyn)

Click here to buy your bus ticket online

You can also pay in cash at the ANSWER office:
2295 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. (near the corner of 135th St.)
Take the 2/3 or B/C to 135th St.

For more information and to get involved, call the ANSWER office at 212-694-8720.

NORTH CAROLINA
Charlotte, NC
Transportation to DC

Vans will leave Charlotte on Sat., Jan. 10 at 5:00 am from The MAS Community Center at 4301 Shamrock Dr., Charlotte, NC 28215. Vans will leave DC that same day at 6:00 pm to return to Charlotte. To reserve a seat contact David Dixon at 704-492-5226 or email charlotteaction@gmail.com with “J10 Rides” as the subject. There will be a small fee to cover gas & rental. Volunteers needed to drive. Updates, changes & any additional info will be posted at http://www.charlotteaction.blogspot.com/.

Organized by Action Center For Justice & Muslim American Society Charlotte

Many Religious places and other organizations are organizing buses for this event. Contact them for more information. Otherwise, continue to check this page for any updates.

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WORLD WHERE ARE YOU! GAZA NEEDS YOUR HELP!



click this link to watch a video on a hospital treating those injured in gaza… http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/7812547.stm%5D

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Gaza Protest update for New York

Adding to those below…

Poughkeepsie/Wappingers:
Across from Burger King
on Rt. 9
Jan.10.2009
11:00 am to 3:00 pm

New York City:
Gather at Times Square
Jan.11.2009
1:00 p.m.

For other Protests, and protests in your area, check out previous posts, and continue to check out this page for updates.

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UPDATED LIST OF DEMONSTRATIONS

LET GAZA LIVE!
Stop the U.S./Israeli War
Against the Palestinian People

National March in Washington
Saturday, January 10
Assemble at the White House (north side) at 1:00 PM

Click here for more information about the National March in Washington, D.C.

Calendar of Demonstrations

If there is a demonstration in your city, email the details to info@answercoalition.org so it can be posted on the ANSWER Coalition website and listed in any future emails.

Please also submit reports and photos to info@answercoalition.org.

ARKANSAS

Little Rock, Arkansas
Tuesday, January 6
6:00 pm
Steps of State Capital (intersection between Woodlane & Capitol Avenue)

CALIFORNIA

Anaheim, CA
Sunday, January 4
1:00 pm
512 S. Brookhurst St. (between Orange Ave. & Broadway)
Initiated by: Al-Awda Orange County, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego Chapters, Free Palestine Alliance, Palestinian American Women’s Association, National Council of Arab Americans and ANSWER Coalition. All progressive organizations and individuals are encouraged to endorse.
For more info about L.A.-Area Protests contact ANSWER at 213-251-1025 or answerla@answerla.org or Al-Awda at 949-510-2925 or mahmud@al-awda.org.

Costa Mesa, CA
Friday, January 2
5:00 pm
Corner of Bristol & Anton (South Coast Plaza entrance)
Contact: 714-956-5037

Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, January 6
4:30 pm
Israeli Consulate (6380 Wilshire Blvd.)
For more info about L.A.-Area Protests contact ANSWER at 213-251-1025 or answerla@answerla.org or Al-Awda at 949-510-2925 or mahmud@al-awda.org.
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10
12 noon
Westwood Federal Building (11000 Wilshire Blvd.)
For more info about L.A.-Area Protests contact ANSWER at 213-251-1025 or answerla@answerla.org or Al-Awda at 949-510-2925 or mahmud@al-awda.org.
Car pooling from Ventura County:
Thousand Oaks, 10:30 am at TO Trans Center, Rancho & Hwy 101
Contact 805-241-0708 or answervc@riseup.net
* * * * *
Friday, January 2
4:30 pm
Israeli Consulate: 6380 Wilshire Blvd, LA (between Crescent Heights & San Vicente)
Friday’s action is initiated by Al-Awda. Other sponsoring organizations include ANSWER Coalition, Free Palestine Alliance, Palestinian American Women’s Association, National Council of Arab Americans, Arab Community Center of the Inland Empire, General Union of Palestinian Women, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Palestine Aid Society, Palestinian American Congress, International Action Center, Free Iraq Now, Orange County Friends of Palestine, Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, Women in Black, Middle East Fellowship of Southern California, Friends of Sabeel/Los Angeles, Students for Justice in Palestine, Muslim American Society, Islamic Center of Hawthorne and others.
For more info call 213-251-1025 or e-mail answerla@answerla.org.

San Deigo, CA
Sunday, January 4
1:00 pm
Balboa Park at the Fountain
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10
Details to be announced
For further information about the San Diego Demo and to endorse contact Al-Awda at 760-685-3243, zahi@al-awda.org or Free Palestine Alliance at 619-980-0677, yabudayyeh@sbcglobal.net.

San Francisco, CA
Saturday, January 3
5:00 pm
Powell and Market Sts. (Powell BART Station)
Contact: 415-821-6545, answer@answersf.org
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10
11:00 am
San Francisco Civic Center
Contact: 415-821-6545, answer@answersf.org
* * * * *
Friday, January 2
2:30 pm
Powell and Market St. (Powell St. BART station)
Organized by activists in the Bay Area Arab community, allies and supporters of Palestine.
Co-Sponsors: Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Al-Awda – The Palestine Right of Return Coalition, American Muslims for Palestine, General Union of Palestine Students, Students for Justice in Palestine, National Council of Arab Americans, Free Palestine Alliance, ANSWER Coalition, International Solidarity Movement
Contact: GazaAction@gmail.com

San José/Santa Clara, CA
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Gather on the corner of Stevens Creek Blvd and Winchester Blvd (near the Valley Fair Mall)
Organized by South Bay Mobilization and San José Peace and Justice Center, and endorsed by the ANSWER Coalition – SF Bay Area
Contact: 408-297-2299

Santa Clara, CA
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Corner of Stevens Creek Blvd. and Winchester Blvd.

Santa Rosa, CA
Sunday, January 4
5:00 pm
Courthouse Square
Sponsored by the Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County
Contact: contact@peaceandjusticesonomaco.org

CONNECTICUT

New Haven, CT
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Federal Building: 141 Church St.
Contact: 203-606-0319, connecticut@answercoalition.org
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10
12 noon
Federal Building: 141 Church St.
Contact: 203-606-0319, connecticut@answercoalition.org

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington, D.C.
National March
Saturday, January 10
1:00 pm
Assemble at the White House (north side)
Sponsoring organizations: ANSWER Coalition, Muslim American Society Freedom, Free Palestine Alliance, American Muslim Task Force, National Council of Arab Americans, Al-Awda – International Palestine Right to Return Coalition, and hundreds of other organizations
Contact: 202-544-3389 x14, dc@answercoalition.org
Click here for the flyer (PDF can be viewed, printed and reproduced)

FLORIDA

Miami, FL
Sunday, January 4
1:00 PM
Israeli Consulate: 100 North Biscayne (Yitzhak Rabin) Boulevard
Initiated by ANSWER FL and the South FL Palestinian Solidarity Network

Orlando, FL
Saturday, January 3
3:00 pm
Orlando Fashion Square Mall (in front of Smokey Bones): 3309 East Colonial Dr

St. Petersburg
Saturday, January 3
7:30pm
2nd Avenue and 2nd Street, N (Downtown) 33701
Organized by St. Pete for Peace
Contact: info@stpeteforpeace.org

ILLINOIS

Chicago, IL
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Old Water Tower Building: 806 North Michigan Ave.
Sponsored by the Coalition for Justice in Palestine, International Solidarity Movement, ANSWER Coalition, Jewish Voice for Peace, Chicago Coalition Against War & Racism
* * * * *
Friday, January 2
3:00 pm
Gather at Tribune Plaza: 435 N. Michigan Ave.
Contact: 773-463-0311, answer@chicagoanswer.net
BUSES LEAVING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TO FRIDAY’S RALLY
Mosque Foundation- 7360 W 93rd St, Bridgeview, IL
ICCI Mosque- 6435 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
Islamic Foundation Mosque- 300 W Highridge, Villa Park, IL
MCC- 4380 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Please email info@ampalestine.com or call (773) 951.2020 if you are interested!
Sponsored by (list in formation): American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)-Chicago, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), ANSWER Chicago, Arab American Action Network (AAAN), Arab Student Union-Moraine Valley Community College, Chicago Coalition Against War and Racism (CCAWR), Chicago Islamic Center, Children of Palestine, Comite Anti-Militarizacion (CAMY), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Chicago, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), Fight Back! Newspaper, International Solidarity Movement (ISM)-Chicago, Islamic Community Center of Illinois (ICCI), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)-Chicago, Mosque Foundation, Muslim American Society (MAS) Freedom Foundation, Muslim Student Association (MSA)-University of Chicago, National Boricua Human Rights Network, Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG)-Chicago, Palestine Humanitarian Aid Project (PHAP), Palestinian American Community Center, Peace Pledge-Chicago, United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN)-Chicago, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)-Northwestern University (NU), SJP University of Illinois-Champaign, SJP-University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Wright College Students for Peace and Justice

Champaign, IL
Saturday, January 3
2:00-4:00pm
University Ave. and State St. (SE corner of West Side Park), downtown
Sponsored by AWARE (Anti-War, Anti-Racism Effort) of Urbana-Champaign, IL
Contact: aware@anti-war.net

INDIANA

Bloomington, Indiana
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Monroe County Courthouse Square (southeast corner): Kirkwood Ave. & Walnut Street
Sponsored by Indiana Students Against War and Bloomington Peace Action Coalition

KANSAS

Lawrence
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Gather at the Douglas County Courthouse: 11th and Massachusetts
Organized by the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice and KU student group Voices for Palestine

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston, MA
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Copley Square
March and Rally to Start and End at Copley Square
Organized by an Ad-Hoc Coalition of Arab-American, Muslim and Pro-Palestine Groups
Local Contact: ANSWER Boston 857-334-5084 or Boston@ANSWERCoalition.org

Northampton, MA
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Courthouse on Main Street

MISSOURI

Springfield
Friday, January 2
4:00 pm
Gather at the corner of Glenstone and Battlefield
Organized by the Peace Networks of the Ozarks

St Louis, MO
Sunday, January 4
7:00 – 7:30 pm: regular Sunday evening vigil
7:30 pm: Demonstration
in front of College Church, Grand & Lindell
* * * * *
Monday, January 5
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Channel 4-TV: 1 So. Memorial Drive
* * * * *
Tuesday, January 6
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Sen. Claire McCaskill’s office: 5850 Delmar (East of Skinker & West of DeBaliviere)
* * * * *
Wednesday, January 7
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Rep. Russell Carnahan: 8764 Manchester (corner of Brentwood)
* * * * *
Thursday, January 8
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Sen. Kit Bond: 7700 Bonhomme (corner of Hanley)
* * * * *
Friday, January 9
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Rep. Wm, Lacey Clay: 625 No. Euclid (corner Delmar)
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10: Big Rally & March
12 noon – 2:00 pm
Start at City Hall in U-City, on Delmar (near Lions Gate)

NEW MEXICO

Albuquerque, NM
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Nob Hill: Central and Tulane

NEW YORK

New York City, NY
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Times Square: 42nd and 7th Ave.
Followed by a march to the Israeli mission
(Trains: N,Q,R.S,W,1, 2,3,7 to Times Square)
Endorsed by: Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition-NY, Arab Muslim American Federation, MAS-NY (Youth Center), National, Queens, NJ, Yonkers, The General Union of Palestine Students, Bayan-USA, Islamic Society of Bay Ridge, Salam Church, International Action Center, Brooklyn Cultural Center, Hudson Valley Islamic Center, ANSWER Coalition, December 12 Movement, New York City Labor Against the War, DRUM, Troops Out Now Coalition, Pakistan USA Freedom Forum, International League of Peoples Struggle, Dawoud Mosque, Muslim Alliance in New America, Masjid Al-Taqwa, Islamic Circle of North America, F.I.S.T., and many other organizations

NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte, NC
Saturday, January 3
12:00 noon
Marshall Park: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd & S. McDowell St
More info: charlotteaction@gmail.com or 704-492-5226
Sponsored by: Muslim American Society Charlotte, Charlotte Al-Awda – Palestine Right To Return Coalition, Islamic Political Party Of America, Action Center For Justice, Carolina Peace Resource Center, Code Pink Women for Peace (Charlotte), Masjid Ash-Shaheed, MAS-Freedom, Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte, Muslim Women of the Carolinas, Islamic Center of Charlotte, ICC-South

OHIO

Cincinnati, OH
Friday, January 2
6:00 pm
Gather at the corner of Clifton and Ludlow
Solemn procession from there to the Clifton Mosque at 6:30 pm

Columbus, OH
Monday, January 5
Gather at 4:30 pm, Rally begins at 5:00 pm
Ohio Statehouse (corner of Broad and High St.)
Sponsored by Ohio State University Committee For Justice In Palestine
Contact: desilva.77@osu.edu, maher.75@osu.edu

Toledo, OH
Friday, Januiary 2
2:30 pm
Lucas County Courthouse
Organized by the Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition

Youngstown to Warren, OH
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Gather at thomas D. Lambros Federal Building & U.S Courthouse in downtown Youngstown
March to Congressman Tim Ryan’s office, 197 West Market Street, in downtown Warren
Organized by the Coalition for Peace in the Middle East
Contact: Rev. Werner Lange, 330-872-3865, werlange@earthlink.net or Ray Nakley, 330-746-1797, 330-506-1999, ray112@ameritech.net
* * * * *
Friday, January 2
4:30 pm
Thomas D. Lambros Federal Bldg & U.S. Courthouse: 125 Market Street
Sponsored by the Arab American Community Center of Greater Youngstown

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City, OK
Monday, January 5
11:30 am: Press Conference
Oklahoma State Capitol: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 432 B
12 noon – 1 pm: Vigil
South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
(Please dress warmly and arrive by 11:30 a.m.)
Contact: 405-415-6851, rhashmi@cair.com

OREGON

Portland, OR
Sunday, January 4
3:30 pm
Pioneer Square: SW Broadway and Yamhill
Called for by Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights, Portland Peaceful Response Coalition, American Jews for a Just Peace
Contact: Hala Gores at Hala@goreslaw.com or (503) 307-9339 or Peter Miller at Pmiller@auphr.org or (503) 358-7475

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia, PA
Friday, January 2
12 noon
15th and Locust
Weekly anti-occupation vigil
Bubbes and Zaydes for Peace in the Middle East
Email: phillyjewishpeace@yahoo.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. – See District of Columbia

INTERNATIONAL

BANGLADESH
Dhaka
Friday, January 2
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Baitul Mukarram, National Mausque, North Gate of Baitul Mukarram
Contact: 01911039859, shahriar_robin@hotmail.com
Sylhet
Friday, January 2
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Main Gate, Dargah ShahJalal Mosque
Contact: 01670381897

CANADA
Hamilton, Ontario
Saturday, January 3
City Hall
12:30 pm
Montreal, QC
Sunday, January 4
12:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: carré Cabot: metro Atwater
Street: corner St. Catherine and Atwater
Toronto
Saturday, January 3
2:00 pm
Dundas Square (Facing the Eaton Centre) Downtown, Yonge and Dundas
(buses leave Palestine House 1:15pm sharp)

ENGLAND
BRISTOL
-Tuesday – Friday 5.00 – 6.00 and Saturday 3.00 – 4.00, Centre, opposite the Hippodrome
HULL
-Saturday 3 January, 11am. Queen Victoria Square.
LONDON
Sunday, January 4
2:00 pm
Israeli Embassy: Kensington High Street
(Nearest tube High Street Kensington)
* * * * *
Monday, January 5 to Friday, January 9: Daily Protests
5.30 pm – 7.30 pm
Israeli Embassy: Kensington High Street
* * * * *
Saturday, January 10: National Demonstration
March to the Israeli Embassy
Contact: office@stopwar.org.uk
* * * * *
-Friday 2 January 2 – 4 pm. Outside the Egyptian Embassy, . 26 South Street, London, W1K 1DW. Call for Egypt to open the border immediately.
-SATURDAY 3 JANUARY. DEMONSTRATION AND RALLY. Assemble 12:30 pm at Embankment, London WC2. Nearest tube Embankment or Charing Cross, Called by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition, British Muslim Initiative and many other organisations

PORTSMOUTH
-Saturday 3 January 11am, Guildhall Square, Organised by Portsmouth Network for a Just Settlement of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Portsmouth Stop the War Coalition
Sheffield
-Saturday, January 3, 12 noon, Sheffield Town Hall

FRANCE
Paris
Saturday, January 3
3:00 pm
walking from the Place de la République towards the Israeli Embassy
Sponsored by the Palestine Collectif, representing Americans Against the War-France
* * * * *
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

NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam
Landelijke demonstratie
Zaterdag 3 januari 2009
13.00 uur Museumplein Amsterdam
Sponsored by a long list of organizations acting in coalition including the Nederlands Palestina Komitee (NPK)
Rotterdam
Vrijdag 2 januari 19.00 uur
In het centrum van Rotterdam
(hoek Beursplein / Korte Hoogstraat, bij de HEMA)
Endorsed by a long list of organizations led by the Socialist Party in Rotterdam

PORTUGAL
Lisbon
Monday, January 5
6:00 pm
Largo de S. Domingos (Rossio)
* * * * *
Thursday, January 8
5:00 pm
In front of Israel Embassy

SCOTLAND
EDINBURGH
-Saturday 3 January 12 noon. Foot of the Mound, Princes Street
GLASGOW
-Saturday 3 January 12 noon. Outside Lloyds TSB St Vincent Street then assemble for demo at Blytheswood Square 2pm

SOUTH AFRICA
Johannesburg
Friday, January 2
2:00 pm
Outside U.S. Consulate: Corner River and Riviera roads, Killarney (opposite Killarney Mall)

SPAIN
Badajoz
Saturday, January 3
6:00 pm
Plaza de San Francisco
Madrid
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Concentracion delante del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
Plaza de Santa Cruz, Metro SOL o Tirso de Molina
Contact: 629053731, info@pazahora.org

WALES
Swansea
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Castle Square Swansea

If there is a demonstration in your city, email the details to info@answercoalition.org so it can be posted on the ANSWER Coalition website and listed in any future emails. Please also submit reports and photos.

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Gaza Protests in your area

I am really sorry I have not posted anything about the Gaza issue yet.  I was away from a computer visiting family for 10 days.  Now that I am home, I will try to update everyone as much as possible.

Stop the Massacre of Palestinians!

Emergency Demonstrations Taking Place Daily

Scroll down for a list of demonstrations, updated frequently

The ANSWER Coalition, Muslim American Society Freedom, Free Palestine Alliance, National Council of Arab Americans, and Al-Awda, International Palestine Right to Return Coalition called for for Tuesday, December 30 to be a National Day of Action and are continuing to call for emergency demonstrations across the country 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.

In Washington, D.C.: On Friday, January 2, gather at 3:30 pm at the Israeli Embassy (3514 International Dr NW) and march to the Egyptian Embassy (3521 International Ct. NW). (Red Line Metro to UDC/Van Ness.)

If there is a demonstration in your city, email the details to info@answercoalition.org so it can be posted on the ANSWER Coalition website and listed in any future emails. Please also submit reports and photos.

Learn more about the situation in Gaza

See an archive of recent actions

CALIFORNIA

Costa Mesa, CA
Friday, January 2
5:00 pm
Corner of Bristol & Anton  (South Coast Plaza entrance)
Contact: 714-956-5037

Los Angeles, CA
Friday, January 2
4:30 pm
Israeli Consulate: 6380 Wilshire Blvd, LA (between Crescent Heights & San Vicente)
Friday’s action is initiated by Al-Awda. Other sponsoring organizations include ANSWER Coalition, Free Palestine Alliance, Palestinian American Women’s Association, National Council of Arab Americans, Arab Community Center of the Inland Empire, General Union of Palestinian Women, Party for Socialism and Liberation, Palestine Aid Society, Palestinian American Congress, International Action Center, Free Iraq Now, Orange County Friends of Palestine, Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, Women in Black, Middle East Fellowship of Southern California, Friends of Sabeel/Los Angeles, Students for Justice in Palestine, Muslim American Society, Islamic Center of Hawthorne and others.
For more info call 213-251-1025 or e-mail answerla@answerla.org.

San Francisco, CA
Friday, January 2
2:30 pm
Powell and Market St. (Powell St. BART station)
Organized by activists in the Bay Area Arab community, allies and supporters of Palestine.
Co-Sponsors: Arab Resource and Organizing Center, Al-Awda – The Palestine Right of Return Coalition, American Muslims for Palestine, General Union of Palestine Students, Students for Justice in Palestine, National Council of Arab Americans, Free Palestine Alliance, ANSWER Coalition, International Solidarity Movement
Contact: GazaAction@gmail.com

San José/Santa Clara, CA
Sunday, January 4
12 noon
Gather on the corner of Stevens Creek Blvd and Winchester Blvd (near the Valley Fair Mall)
Organized by South Bay Mobilization and San José Peace and Justice Center, and endorsed by the ANSWER Coalition – SF Bay Area
Contact: 408-297-2299

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Washington, D.C.
Friday, January 2
3:30 pm
Gather at the Israeli Embassy: 3514 International Dr NW
March to the Egyptian Embassy: 3521 International Ct. NW
(Red Line Metro to UDC/Van Ness)
Sponsoring organizations include the ANSWER Coalition, the Muslim American Society Freedom, and the National Council of Arab Americans
Contact: 202-544-3389 x14, dc@answercoalition.org

FLORIDA

Miami, FL
Sunday, January 4
1:00 PM
Israeli Consulate: 100 North Biscayne (Yitzhak Rabin) Boulevard
Initiated by ANSWER FL and the South FL Palestinian Solidarity Network

Orlando, FL
Saturday, January 3
3:00 pm
Orlando Fashion Square Mall (in front of Smokey Bones): 3309 East Colonial Dr

St. Petersburg
Saturday, January 3
7:30pm
2nd Avenue and 2nd Street, N (Downtown) 33701
Organized by St. Pete for Peace
Contact: info@stpeteforpeace.org

ILLINOIS

Chicago, IL
Friday, January 2
3:00 pm
Gather at Tribune Plaza: 435 N. Michigan Ave.
Contact: 773-463-0311, answer@chicagoanswer.net
   BUSES LEAVING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS TO FRIDAY’S RALLY
   Mosque Foundation- 7360 W 93rd St, Bridgeview, IL
   ICCI Mosque- 6435 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL
   Islamic Foundation Mosque- 300 W Highridge, Villa Park, IL
   MCC- 4380 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
   Please email info@ampalestine.com or call (773) 951.2020 if you are interested!
Sponsored by (list in formation): American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)-Chicago, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), ANSWER Chicago, Arab American Action Network (AAAN), Arab Student Union-Moraine Valley Community College, Chicago Coalition Against War and Racism (CCAWR), Chicago Islamic Center, Children of Palestine, Comite Anti-Militarizacion (CAMY), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)-Chicago, Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC), Fight Back! Newspaper, International Solidarity Movement (ISM)-Chicago, Islamic Community Center of Illinois (ICCI), Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)-Chicago, Mosque Foundation, Muslim American Society (MAS) Freedom Foundation, Muslim Student Association (MSA)-University of Chicago, National Boricua Human Rights Network, Palestine Solidarity Group (PSG)-Chicago, Palestine Humanitarian Aid Project (PHAP), Palestinian American Community Center, Peace Pledge-Chicago, United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN)-Chicago, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)-Northwestern University (NU), SJP University of Illinois-Champaign, SJP-University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Wright College Students for Peace and Justice

Champaign, IL
Saturday, January 3
2:00-4:00pm
University Ave. and State St. (SE corner of West Side Park), downtown
Sponsored by AWARE (Anti-War, Anti-Racism Effort) of Urbana-Champaign, IL
Contact: aware@anti-war.net

KANSAS

Lawrence
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Gather at the Douglas County Courthouse: 11th and Massachusetts
Organized by the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice and KU student group Voices for Palestine

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston, MA
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Copley Square
March and Rally to Start and End at Copley Square
Organized by an Ad-Hoc Coalition of Arab-American, Muslim and Pro-Palestine Groups
Local Contact: ANSWER Boston 857-334-5084 or Boston@ANSWERCoalition.org

Northampton, MA
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Courthouse on Main Street

MISSOURI

Springfield
Friday, January 2
4:00 pm
Gather at the corner of Glenstone and Battlefield
Organized by the Peace Networks of the Ozarks

NEW YORK

New York City, NY
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Times Square: 42nd and 7th Ave.
Followed by a march to the Israeli mission
(Trains: N,Q,R.S,W,1, 2,3,7 to Times Square)
Endorsed by: Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition-NY, Arab Muslim American Federation, MAS-NY (Youth Center), National, Queens, NJ, Yonkers, The General Union of Palestine Students, Bayan-USA, Islamic Society of Bay Ridge, Salam Church, International Action Center, Brooklyn Cultural Center, Hudson Valley Islamic Center, ANSWER Coalition, December 12 Movement, New York City Labor Against the War, DRUM, Troops Out Now Coalition, Pakistan USA Freedom Forum, International League of Peoples Struggle, Dawoud Mosque, Muslim Alliance in New America, Masjid Al-Taqwa, Islamic Circle of North America, F.I.S.T., and many other organizations

Poughkeepsie/ Wappingers, New York

Street side Protest.  Across from Burger King on Rt. 9

 
NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte, NC
Saturday, January 3
12:00 noon
Marshall Park: Martin Luther King Jr Blvd & S. McDowell St
More info: charlotteaction@gmail.com or 704-492-5226
Sponsored by: Muslim American Society Charlotte, Charlotte Al-Awda – Palestine Right To Return Coalition, Islamic Political Party Of America, Action Center For Justice, Carolina Peace Resource Center, Code Pink Women for Peace (Charlotte), Masjid Ash-Shaheed, MAS-Freedom, Islamic Society of Greater Charlotte, Muslim Women of the Carolinas, Islamic Center of Charlotte, ICC-South

OHIO

Cincinnati, OH
Friday, January 2
6:00 pm
Gather at the corner of Clifton and Ludlow
Solemn procession from there to the Clifton Mosque at 6:30 pm

Columbus, OH
Monday, January 5
Gather at 4:30 pm, Rally begins at 5:00 pm
Ohio Statehouse (corner of Broad and High St.)
Sponsored by Ohio State University Committee For Justice In Palestine
Contact: desilva.77@osu.edu, maher.75@osu.edu

Toledo, OH
Friday, Januiary 2
2:30 pm
Lucas County Courthouse
Organized by the Northwest Ohio Peace Coalition

Youngstown, OH
Friday, January 2
4:30 pm
Thomas D. Lambros Federal Bldg & U.S. Courthouse: 125 Market Street
Sponsored by the Arab American Community Center of Greater Youngstown

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City, OK
Monday, January 5
11:30 am: Press Conference
   Oklahoma State Capitol: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 432 B
12 noon – 1 pm: Vigil
   South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol: 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd.
   (Please dress warmly and arrive by 11:30 a.m.)
Contact: 405-415-6851, rhashmi@cair.com

PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia, PA
Friday, January 2
12 noon
15th and Locust
Weekly anti-occupation vigil
Bubbes and Zaydes for Peace in the Middle East
Email: phillyjewishpeace@yahoo.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. – See District of Columbia

INTERNATIONAL

BANGLADESH
Dhaka

Friday, January 2
1:00pm – 2:30pm
Baitul Mukarram, National Mausque, North Gate of Baitul Mukarram
Contact: 01911039859, shahriar_robin@hotmail.com
Sylhet
Friday, January 2
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Main Gate, Dargah ShahJalal Mosque
Contact: 01670381897

CANADA
Hamilton, Ontario
Saturday, January 3
City Hall
12:30 pm
Montreal, QC
Sunday, January 4
12:30pm – 3:30pm
Location: carré Cabot: metro Atwater
Street: corner St. Catherine and Atwater
Toronto
Saturday, January 3
2:00 pm
Dundas Square (Facing the Eaton Centre) Downtown, Yonge and Dundas
(buses leave Palestine House 1:15pm sharp)

ENGLAND
BRISTOL
-Tuesday – Friday 5.00 – 6.00 and Saturday 3.00 – 4.00, Centre, opposite the Hippodrome
HULL
-Saturday 3 January, 11am. Queen Victoria Square.
LONDON
-Friday 2 January 2 – 4 pm. Outside the Egyptian Embassy, . 26 South Street, London, W1K 1DW. Call for Egypt to open the border immediately.
-SATURDAY 3 JANUARY. DEMONSTRATION AND RALLY. Assemble 12:30 pm at Embankment, London WC2. Nearest tube Embankment or Charing Cross, Called by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Stop the War Coalition, British Muslim Initiative and many other organisations, Contact: office@stopwar.org.uk
PORTSMOUTH
-Saturday 3 January 11am, Guildhall Square, Organised by Portsmouth Network for a Just Settlement of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Portsmouth Stop the War Coalition
Sheffield
-Saturday, January 3, 12 noon, Sheffield Town Hall

FRANCE
Paris
Saturday, January 3
3:00 pm
walking from the Place de la République towards the Israeli Embassy
Sponsored by the Palestine Collectif, representing Americans Against the War-France
*   *   *   *   *
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

NETHERLANDS
Amsterdam

Landelijke demonstratie
Zaterdag 3 januari 2009
13.00 uur Museumplein Amsterdam
Sponsored by a long list of organizations acting in coalition including the Nederlands Palestina Komitee (NPK)
Rotterdam
Vrijdag 2 januari 19.00 uur
In het centrum van Rotterdam
(hoek Beursplein / Korte Hoogstraat, bij de HEMA)
Endorsed by a long list of organizations led by the Socialist Party in Rotterdam

PORTUGAL
Lisbon

Monday, January 5
6:00 pm
Largo de S. Domingos (Rossio)
*   *   *   *   *
Thursday, January 8
5:00 pm
In front of Israel Embassy

SCOTLAND
EDINBURGH
-Saturday 3 January 12 noon. Foot of the Mound, Princes Street
GLASGOW
-Saturday 3 January 12 noon. Outside Lloyds TSB St Vincent Street then assemble for demo at Blytheswood Square 2pm

SOUTH AFRICA
Johannesburg

Friday, January 2
2:00 pm
Outside U.S. Consulate: Corner River and Riviera roads, Killarney (opposite Killarney Mall)

SPAIN
Badajoz
Saturday, January 3
6:00 pm
Plaza de San Francisco
Madrid
Saturday, January 3
12 noon
Concentracion delante del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
Plaza de Santa Cruz, Metro SOL o Tirso de Molina
Contact: 629053731, info@pazahora.org

WALES
Swansea
Saturday, January 3
1:00 pm
Castle Square Swansea

If there is a demonstration in your city, email the details to info@answercoalition.org so it can be posted on the ANSWER Coalition website and listed in any future emails. Please also submit reports and photos.

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Students for Justice in Palestine 8th Annual Palestine Awarness Week- UC Davis

Students for Justice in Palestine invites you to join us in our 8th Annual Palestine Awareness Week at UC Davis.

We are dedicating this week to the remembrance and recognition of those Palestinians that have been murdered, oppressed, made to be refugees and ethnically cleansed by Israeli Occupation in the last 60 years.

We will be hosting events this week in an effort to spread awareness regarding the atrocities that have been committed against the Palestinian people by the Israeli government.

Monday May 19th, Nora Barrows
Wellman 6 at 7pm

Tuesday May 20th, Dick Platkin
Wellman 2 at 7pm

Wednesday May 21st, Ghada Karmi
Wellman 2 at 6:30PM

Thursday May 22nd, Night of Palestinian Remembrance with Amir Sulaiman and David Rovics
Buehler Alumni Center (UCD) at 7:30PM

Monday, May 19th- NORA BARROWS
Wellman 6 at 7PM

Nora Barrows-Friedman, 29, is the Senior Producer and co-host of Flashpoints, a daily investigative newsmagazine on Pacifica Radio. Since 2004, she has been reporting regularly from the occupied West Bank, the Gaza Strip and from inside historic Palestine (Israel) for Flashpoints and as a correspondent for Inter Press Service, a news agency based in Europe. While in Palestine, Nora is based in the Dheisheh refugee camp where she volunteers with the media committee at the Ibdaa Cultural Center, working with refugee youth in journalism and digital media arts. She is also a contributor to Left Turn Magazine and ElectronicIntifada.net. Nora is also a mother, a photographer and a musician. Her website is http://www.norabf.com, and she can be heard on http://www.flashpoints.net

TUESDAY MAY 20TH- DICK PLATKIN
Wellman 2 at 7PM

Mr. Platkin will be speaking on behalf of LA Jews for Peace. His presentation will touch upon the US strategic interest in the Middle East and the 2008 Presidential Election.

WEDNESDAY MAY 21ST- Ghada Karmi
Wellman 2 at 6:30PM

Ghada Karmi is the author of several books, including a much acclaimed memoir: In Search of Fatima. She has also worked on a major Israel-Palestine reconciliation project for the Royal Institute of International Affairs. On the 60th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, Dr. Ghada’s new book, Married to Another Man: Israel’s Dilemma in Palestine, explores the Israel/ Palestine conflict; in particular the One-State solution.

THURSDAY MAY 22ND- A Palestinian Night of Remembrance
Buehler Alumni Center @ UCD at 7:30

This night of remembrance will feature the world-renowned Amir Sulaiman and critically acclaimed David Rovics!!! Authentic Palestinian food will be served.

To see biographies for Amir Sulaiman and David Rovics please see the specific event for Thursday night at:

http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=14737038854

Also find more information about Amir Sulaiman at http://www.AmirSulaiman.com

More information is available about David Rovics at www.DavidRovics.com

Contact Info
Phone:
5103057045
Email:

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