How US Support for Israeli Oppression in Palestine Leads to Political Repression at Home: With special guest Cynthia McKinney

Former Presidential Candidate Cynthia McKinney, peace activist Sarah Martin and civil rights attorney Jordan Kushner will discuss the FBI raids, subpoenas, and suppression of opposition to U.S. support of Israel’s repression of Palestinians

Cynthia McKinney has faced political repression and risked her life for her outspoken criticism of Israeli treatment of Palestinians. Her six terms as a U.S. Congresswoman ended when pro-Israel lobby groups led a well-financed smear campaign against her. In 2006, a right-wing radio host / FBI-trained agent provocateur announced a program topic suggesting that Cynthia McKinney be lynched on her way to the polls and published her campaign address. As a passenger on The Dignity, a humanitarian relief boat to Gaza in 2008, Ms. McKinney braved an attack by Israeli gunboats that repeatedly rammed and tried to sink The Dignity in international waters.

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Protest Aid to Israel! – AIPAC Does NOT Speak for Us!

Wednesday, June 30th @ 6:00 p.m. @ 200 Oak Street (Mcnamara Alumni Center at the corner of Oak St. and Washington Ave on the University of Minnesota campus),  Minneapolis.

Protest AIPAC’S 2010 MINNESOTA ANNUAL EVENT (American Israel Public Affairs Committee)

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The Current U.S./Israeli Spat: What does it really mean?

Tues, April 27th @ 7pm @ Van Cleve Community Center, 901 15th Ave. SE, Minneapolis

Are there real differences between the Obama and Netanyahu administrations?  What does this current context mean for the demands for peace and justice for Palestinians? Come hear a panel discussion on the significance of current events.

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