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Protest Israeli Shelling of Gaza

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

Photos from a large rally to call for a stop to the bombing of Gaza, and freedom for Palestine.

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This snapshotter got there late, and missed what people said was the biggest surge of arrivals, but there was still a huge crowd. One of the largest I've seen in a while. I'd guess 1,500, but that's just the momentary number, not the cumulative. People were on all four corners, and two of the corner's sidewalks were filled along Wilshire.

Answer called the demo, and while there were a good number of leftist activists, and a pretty good showing of peace signs and peace messages, the vast majority of messages and chants were for a free Palestine, and to stop the carnage in Gaza, and there were a lot of flags, almost all the Palestinian flag, but also the old Iraq flag (three stars), and several American flags (stars and stripes). There were also a couple peace sign flags! That's what I was there for.

The Muslim turnout was huge and totally outnumbered the leftist turnout. They also brought their kids, which is why the counts are going to be divergent. I've never seen so many children at a political rally.

I was told that many nationalities were there. I saw some Koreans, many FIlipinos (Affirm was there), some Jews, but surprising to me was not many Asian Muslims.

This first photo shows a guy with a Thom. Jefferson quote. It helps if you ignore the fact that Jefferson made is living off the labor of slaves.
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Angry Supporter of Israel

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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A few lunatics came by, yelling at the protesters, or, in this case, flipping the bird to the protest.
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Response to the Angry Heckler

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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They brought it home with peace signs and chants to stop the killing.
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Peace Flag

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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Obligatory peace flag photo. Yes, peace folks were there, but this time, many other people were there.
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Sad Photo

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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And a good statement on the blue sign.
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Representing a Dead Child

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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This represents a dead child. It recalled the protests in Gaza, where parents would march with the corpses of their chidren.
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Another Message of Peace

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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There were many different "positions" taken on the signs. This is my personal bias.
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Gandhi Sign

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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Again - more peace.
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More Peace

by johnk Monday, Jul. 21, 2014 at 1:58 AM

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The collective punishment and retribution against Gaza has united many people against the US and Israel.
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Palestinian Christians for Israel this surprised me Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 at 10:44 PM
More photos More photos Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 at 10:47 PM
more photos more photos Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 at 10:51 PM
And from the Westwood Rally more photos Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 at 10:55 PM
reality, not hasbara more photos Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 at 3:46 AM
reality, not hasbara more photos Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 at 4:36 AM
reality, not hasbara more photos Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 at 4:38 AM
reality, not hasbara more photos Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 at 4:46 AM
Bafflling ricardo Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 at 8:11 PM
Israel bans radio advert listing names of children killed in Gaza crazy_inventor Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014 at 6:05 AM
Blockading the Truth: Obama's Big Lie About Gaza crazy_inventor Sunday, Jul. 27, 2014 at 9:10 AM
Latin American nations withdraw ambassadors israel a "terrorist state" --Evo Mo Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014 at 6:24 PM
#Chile = BDS i acknowledge apartheid exists in israel Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014 at 4:32 PM
israelis advocating genocide "genocide is permissible" times of Friday, Aug. 01, 2014 at 3:12 PM
Israel-Palestine: This is how it ends XAD Saturday, Aug. 02, 2014 at 11:18 PM
Aw, shucks. Ish Qa-Bibble Friday, Aug. 08, 2014 at 8:52 AM
Oh, good heavens! Ish Qa-Bibble Friday, Aug. 08, 2014 at 8:53 AM
Hamas was democraticly elected by a majority of Palestinians crazy_inventor Friday, Aug. 08, 2014 at 9:16 AM

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