On Sunday thousands of protesters staged a sit-in outside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to protest against the Jewish Lobby aka AIPAC, representing over 50 pro-Israel American Jewish organizations, is holding its 3-day annual conference over US-Israel special relations.
The protest was organized by CODEPINK, an anti-war female group. The organization’s statement said: AIPAC and affiliated organizations have long been bending politicians’ ears and filling their pockets, supporting the brutal occupation of Palestine and trying to push the US into war with Iran. Racism is the force that both helped to create and now helps to sustain and justify the brutal occupation of Palestine and the accompanying police state. Now is the time to connect the dots and challenge state-sponsored violence and racist police at home and abroad.
Five activists Ariel Gold (Jewish), Dooler Campbell, Sierra Ramirez, Beth Harris (Jewish), and Karima Williams were all removed by police from…
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