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January 7, 2013

2013.01.07: Social Justice Events

Filed under: Islamophobia,Palestine,Political Prisoners,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 2:52 pm

From: Torres, Azalia
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2013 2:40 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Social Justice Events

[Union Free Speech Notice: Like messages about any number of other issues, this is protected speech*] 


Today: Mon., Jan. 7, 6-8 p.m.

Jews For Palestinian Right of Return
As Jews of conscience, we call on all supporters of social justice to stand up for Palestinian Right of Return and a democratic state throughout historic Palestine — “From the River to the Sea” — with equal rights for all.
Full text:
Join Facebook event page:
Endorse: or e-mail

Today: Mon., Jan. 7, 6-8 p.m.

Global Solidarity with Palestinian Hunger Striker Issawi
Join us to tell the whole world that you are against administrative detention in which the Palestinians are detained with no charge or fair trial.
Location: Israeli consulate @ 800 2nd Avenue, Manhattan
FB event page:

Tues., Jan. 8, 2-3 p.m.

NY ❤ the Tar Sands Blockade
To educate the public about Tar Sands, the Keystone XL Pipeline, and the Tar Sands Blockade, and to explore ways we can resist fossil fuels closer to home, like the Spectra Pipeline and the approved Rockaway Pipeline.
Location: Union Square Park
FB event page:

Tues., Jan. 8, 3:30 p.m.

Press Conference and Vigil for Justice for Growing Incidents of Racial and Gender Violence
To address the growing incidents of racial violence targeting members of AMEMSA (Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian) communities across New York City, and the horrific rape and death in India.
Location: Jackson Heights Plaza (37th Road between 73rd and 74th Street) – Near the 7 train
FB event page:


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