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L.A Supports August 2nd International Gaza Protest Photoset 1

by Robert Stuart Lowden Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014 at 11:36 AM
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Los Angeles Families Join The Chorus of the Outraged Over the latest Gazan Massacres. 4 photosets. one of Four.

L.A Supports August ...
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PhotoSet 1
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/08/265162.php

PhotoSet 2
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/08/265194.php

PhotoSet
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/08/265215.php

PhotoSet 4
http://la.indymedia.org/news/2014/08/265235.php

Please be advised that all pictures are free to use by any nonprofit organization with permission of the photographer robert stuart lowden. I'm at rlowden@earthlink.net


On August 2nd, There was an international day of protest with a March on the White house in opposition to the 26th day of Israel's Operation "Safe Edge " , which has to this date of August 5th, 2014 has displaced
450,000 people with more than 1865 dead with 9000 people injured.

Gaza has a population of 1.8 million.

Israel has at this point reportedly barraged a number of United Nations schools and UN shelters for the displaced. The UN is sheltering 278, 000 people out of the 450,000 made homeless.
Mosques, hospitals, homes and public utilities that supply water and electricity have been destroyed by the Israeli Defense Force or IDF.

Wikipedia has an entry on the Isaeli raids on UN schools.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Israel_raids_on_UNRWA_schools


The Ministry of Health in Gaza reports the following statistics as at 2000 hours on Monday August 04, 2014

Deaths: 1,865 – 429 children, 243 women 18-60 years, 79 persons over 60 years
Injuries: 9,536 – 2,877 children, 1,853 women 18-60 years, 347 over 60 years.
ICU: 153 patients Source: Julie Webb-Pullman

The Global Post has published photographs of the injured and dead that are very true to life and graphic.
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/140709/these-are-the-photos-gaza-too-graphic-for-some-news-media-to-show

Here is an article talking about Gazan plastic surgeons and their challenges from the invasion.
http://WWW.MAANNEWS.NET/ENG/VIEWDETAILS.ASPX?ID=718138


Also at this point a prominent member of the Israeli Knesset Moshe Feiglin has called for the setting up of concentration camps.

World Bulletin
http://www.worldbulletin.net/world/141870/israeli-official-calls-for-concentration-camps-in-gaza

Electronic Intifada reports on this as well.
http://electronicintifada.net/blogs/ali-abunimah/concentrate-and-exterminate-israel-parliament-deputy-speakers-gaza-genocide-plan

To read about Feiglins history…..
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moshe_Feiglin


Note* All photos are available for use by any nonprofit organization that needs them.

Saturday saw a fourth day of protest at The Westwood Federal Building. The crowd estimates were as low as 500 from a casual LAPD estimate to a larger number of 2500 to 3500 people from another casual approximation by a member of the Sheriffs department. By two oclock the crowd had swelled with tempers flaring as some supporters of Israel came out of their cars to argue. The crowd had a few fringe figures who added to the threatening chaos by screaming about Christian Armageddon , 911 Truth and Holocaust Revisionism. ( Oddly they did not march . ) The LAPD and the Sherrifs department handled it well with no injuries or free speech trampling.
The crowd surged after the fracas and crossed the street in mass, marching a mile loudly to the Israeli Consulate in the hot sun.

The crowd was livid but peaceful, with family units leading the protest chants and holding hands as they proudly raised their voices in outrage at the latest Israeli incursion. Fathers came with their sons while mothers walked their families down Wilshire holding messages that accused Israel of butchery and irony, with swastikas and Nazi comparisons to be seen on signs throughout the march.

The crowd was multi-ethnic and united in it's cries. Some folks had messages of hope and love as an antidote to the violence. Many were Jewish.

The march stopped at the consulate whereupon the crowd layed down on the ground. Some speeches were made and the activists observed a moment of silence. As the protestors were making their way back down Wilshire a group of perhaps twenty five flag draped supporters of Israel emerged and a shouting matched ensued. The police stopped this fracas as well. This reporter has seen quite a bit of police crowd abuse and this was one of the better moments. They kept the two apart. The crowds must be commended primarily though. They were both nonviolent although quite verbally abusive with each other.

Children were a prominent feature of the crowd from babies to high school kids often with their parents in tow.


If you are wondering if there is anything that can be done by average citizens these outlets may be of some help.


Boycott Israel
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boycotts_of_Israel


UN Relief and Works Agency
http://www.unrwa.org/donate


Doctors Without Borders
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/news-stories/press-room


Save The Children
https://secure.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.9174661/k.C275/Gaza_Children_in_Crisis_Fund/apps/ka/sd/donor.asp?msource=wexgpgaz0714&gclid=CIjinJ6O9L8CFfA-Mgod0hAAYAm


Americares
http://www.americares.org/who-we-are/newsroom/news/humanitarian_medical_arrives_in_gaza.html


The Palestinian Ministry of Health has a desperate call out for medical supplies. Be aware that there are procedures that have to be followed .

http://www.moh.ps/?lang=1
http://www.moh.ps/?lang=1&page=3&id=2472


For Coverage on Gaza from West Bank news sources; The Independent Media Center endorses these four sites. There is no Indymedia in Palestine.

Ma'an News Agency
http://www.maannews.net/eng/Default.aspx

Palestine News and Info Agency
http://english.wafa.ps/

Palestine News Network
http://english.pnn.ps/

International Middle East Center
http://www.imemc.org/index.php


Wikipedia has an entry for the amount of Hamas rocket attacks that have been fired at Israel in 2014
Wikipedia on Hamas Rocket attack frequency 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Palestinian_rocket_attacks_on_Israel,_2014




At this point a truce has been holding for some hours.

Robert Stuart Lowden
Aug 4th, 2014
Los Angeles CA

Answer was the most prominent organization and primarily organized the event nationally.
Co-sponsors of the Aug. 2 National March on Washington: ANSWER Coalition - American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) - Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) - American Muslim Alliance (AMA) - Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition - Palestinian American Women's Association (PAWA) - Al-Awda: Palestine Right to Return Coalition - New York - CODEPINK - Muslim Legal Fund of America -World Can't Wait - Partership for Civil Justice - MAS Immigrant Justice Center - UNAC - United National Antiwar Coalition - Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) - Arab Americans for Syria - House of Latin America (HOLA) - SI Solidarity Iran - Labor Fightback Network - Al-Awda, Palestine Right to Return Coalition, Cleveland Chapter - Al Quds Committee - Washington D.C. al-Quds Committee - Veterans For Peace - Methodist Federation for Social Action - The National Muslim Council for Justice (NMCJ) - Coalition to Stop $30 Billion to Israel - Free Palestine Movement International Solidarity Movement - Northern California - AF3IRM - KmB Pro-People Youth - Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines - Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality - Virginia - The Phil Berrigan Institute for Nonviolence and Occupy the Dream, Reading, PA - LA Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild - The Green Party of New Jersey - - Jews for Palestinian Right of Return - Labor for Palestine - New York City Labor Against the War - Socialist Action - Damayan Migrant Workers Association - Palestinian American Council-Chicago (PAC) - Malcolm X Center for Self Determination - International Action Center - San Diego Coalition for Peace & Justice - National Black United Front - National Committee to Free the Cuban Five - Existence is Resistance - US Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) - KmB Pro-People Youth - and more...


Robert Stuart Lowden
Aug 4th, 2014
Los Angeles CA



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Operation Safe Edge Family Protestors

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Safe Edge Protestors in Los Angeles

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Code Pink Safe Edge Protestors in Los Angeles

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Jewish Safe Edge Protestors in Los Angeles

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Christian Preacher at Operation Safe Edge Protest

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Pro Israeli Protestor Aug 2nd Los Angeles

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Stop / Safe Edge Protestors in Los Angeles

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Israel Uses Chemical Weapons / Safe Edge Protestors in Los Angeles

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