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After truce, one last demonstration at Israeli consulate

November 24, 2012
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Activists concluded Black Friday with a demonstration at the Israeli consulate last night to express their support for the Palestinians, who suffered a week-long Israeli attack on Gaza. “This has to end,” said Leslie Radford, a demonstrator. “I stood out here before to protest these same attacks, against these same, essentially, defenseless, innocent people,...
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Israeli and Palestinian supporters face off in Westwood

November 19, 2012
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The Federal Building in Westwood was the sight of two opposing demonstrations Sunday, Nov. 18, as pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian advocates made appeals for their respective causes in light of the recent Israeli attacks on Gaza. The two factions were separated by Wilshire Boulevard. On several occasions, pro-Israeli supporters were seen crossing the street, attempting...
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Israel Philharmonic protested at Disney Hall

October 31, 2012
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Not everyone outside the Walt Disney Concert Hall last night was there to enjoy the evening’s program of Schubert, Chopin and Brahms. Some came to protest the performers, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, instead. A small group of demonstrators picketed the concert hall to demand the City of Los Angeles not host cultural ambassadors for...
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Inequality in Israel focus of demonstration

October 30, 2010
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There were no placards, no bullhorns, no chants and no rallying speeches at a pro-Palestinian demonstration today. It was a “silent march” where participants walked through the neighborhood of Westwood handing out literature. The demonstrators, who were organized by the American Association for Palestinian Equal Rights (AAPER), a D.C. lobbying group, seek freedom for...
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Protesters raise their voice over Netanyahu’s White House visit

July 6, 2010
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s arrival at the White House today was protested by several organizations sympathetic to the plight of Palestinians. Protesters assembled in front of the Federal Building on Wilshire Boulevard, an event that was coordinated with several others across the country. Netanyahu met with Obama to smooth out U.S.-Israeli relations that...
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UC Irvine attempts to punish civil disobedience

June 15, 2010
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In February, members of the Muslim Student Union, a student organization at UC Irvine, interrupted a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren in protest of Israeli foreign policy. Now the university wants to suspend the student organization for a year, as well as have its members perform 50 hours of community service...
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