Monthly Archives: May 2011

Code Pink activist sent to hospital after shouting down Israel PM at AIPAC

Late night on Monday, May 23, Code Pink capped a weekend of protests against AIPAC, the American-Israeli Political Action Committee, with activist Rae Abileah shouting down Israeli prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just after he vows not to compromise with Palestinians … Continue reading

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AIPAC delegates-and Newt Gingrich-run gauntlet of protesters

On Monday, May 23, protesters were once again outside the convention of AIPAC, the American-Israeli Political Action Committee. This protest was marked by Newt Gingrich being recognized and “escorted” by protesters as he walked the last block to the Convention … Continue reading

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Protesters confront police after one arrest at AIPAC Convention

On May 22, AIPAC, the American-Israeli Political Action Committee was holding their annual bribefest for Congress at the Washington Convention Center-with well over a hundred protesters outside all morning. One person was arrested when police tried to hold the street … Continue reading

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Israeli PM Netanyahu draws protest at While House visit

On May 20th, one day after President Obama called on Israel to recoginze their 1967 borders with Palestine, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu visited him at the White House, and according to some reports jerked him around. Meanwhile, protesters outside the … Continue reading

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Rising Tide, DCSUN protest PEPCO board meeting

On May 20, both DC Rising Tide and DCSUN, a soloar collective, protested at PEPCO’s annual AGM meeting, demanding that PEPCO support solar power as an alternative to coal. Two protesters hold stock in PEPCO, and entered the meeting to … Continue reading

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Removing Ga Ave turn lane for ICC toll toad draws neighborhood protest

In afternoon rush hour on May 18th, residents of neighborhoods near the intersections of MD routes 28 and 97 (Ga Ave near Olney) protested at the intersection against MD’s decision to remove one left turn lane Northbound on Ga Ave … Continue reading

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Homeless march from CCNV, swarm Wilson Building against service and homeless cuts

On Wednesday, May 18, well over 100 people marched from CCNV to the Wilson builidng, joining another hundred people or so from Empower DC for the “Safety Net Reality Tour” protesting $20 million in budget cuts that would close homeless … Continue reading

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