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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Read an article about the arrest of past US Campaign Steering Committee member Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh today at a demonstration near Bethlehem, by clicking here.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Read Rabbi Bruce Warshal attempts to "separate truth from the bald-faced lies emanating from the Israeli government and the organized American Jewish community that repeats them" in regards to the flotilla massacre, by clicking here.

Monday, June 7, 2010

Read an article from Common Dreams by Phyllis Bennis, a member of our Steering Committee, by clicking here.

Read an article in the New York Times about musicians canceling concerts in Israel, including the Pixies, by clicking here. Read how US Campaign and other member groups laid the groundwork for this boycott decision by the Pixies by clicking here.

Read an article on the Obama administration's call for investigation into a US citizen being shot, by clicking here.

Read an article by Noura Erakat, a past National Organizer with the US Campaign, which highlights the role of the US Campaign and its member groups by clicking here.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Read an article in the Huffington Post by Phyllis Bennis, a member of our Steering Committee, by clicking here.

Watch David Hosey, US Campaign National Media Coordinator, in an interview on RT Arabic, by clicking here.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Read an article from Knox News, mentioning US Campaign and one of our members groups, Episcopal Peace Fellowship, by clicking here.

Watch a video of US Campaign member group, NOLA Palestine Solidarity, at a march they had in New Orleans, by clicking here.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Glenn Greenwald of Salon.com traces how Israeli propaganda has shaped U.S. media coverage of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, check it out by clicking here.

Read an article in the Huffington Post by Josh Ruebner, US Campaign National Advocacy Director, by clicking here.

Read an article in which former UN Assistant Secretary General asks the US State Department to rule on Israel's use of U.S. weapons in attack on Gaza Flotilla and how he credits US Campaign, by clicking here.

Read articles from George Bisharat, a US Campaign ally and senior fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, by clicking here and here.

Read an article at Axis of Logic about many groups, including US Campaign member groups, taking action nation-wide, by clicking here. 

Read an article at Axis of Logic about protests around the country, and watch videos of the protests, including our media director, David Hosey, giving a riling speech in the DC video at 7:20, by clicking here.

See a picture of supporters holding US Campaign's signs at a protest in front of the White House in the Washington Post, by clicking here.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Listen to Josh Ruebner, US Campain National Advocacy Director, interviewed by Gary Baumgarten on the News Talk Online on the Patalk News Network by clicking here.

Read an article by Linda Frank from the US Campaign member group North West Middle East Peace Forum, by clicking here.

Read an article by Jack Dresser and Mariah Leung from the US Campaign member group, Al-Nakba Awareness project, by clicking here.

See a photo of Pat Carmeli, of US Campaign member group Central New York Working for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel, at a demonstration in Syracuse, by clicking here.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Former U.S. Ambassador Edward Peck, a passenger on one of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla ships, spoke to CNN on June 2, 2010. Check out the video--the picture behind Peck shows the US Campaign banner and signs and US Campaign National Media Coordinator David Hosey at a rally in front of the White House--by clicking here.

Read an article about a protest in Detriot, Michigan and commentary by one of our member groups, American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), by clicking here.

Watch more RT coverage on U.S. responses, including shots of the US Campaign banner in front of the White House, by clicking here. 

Watch a video of the Democracy Now show from June 2, 2010, focusing on the flotilla, by clicking here.

Read a statement published by the Ma'an News Agency from Criag and Cindy Corrie, parents of the late U.S. activist Rachel Corrie and founders of one of our member groups, Rachel Corrie Foundation, by clicking here. 

US Campaign award winner Adam Shapiro spoke to the Washington Post. Read the interview by clicking here.

Read an article by Jen Marlowe from the US Campaign member group, North West Middle East Peace Forum, by clicking here. 

Read an article by Eileen Fleming from US Campaign member group, We Are Wide Awake, by clicking here.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Watch David Hosey, US Campaign National Media Coordinator, speak to RT Today about the U.S. response to the flotilla massacre on June 1, 2010 by clicking here.

US Campaign Advisory Board member and one of the flotilla passengers, Huwaida Arraf, spoke to GRITtv along with Norman Finkelstein and Richard Falk on June 1, 2010. Watch it by clicking here.

Read a June 1, 2010 article by US Campaign Advisory Board member Nadia Hijab on the isolation caused by Israel's use of violence to repress nonviolence by clicking here.

Watch NBC News 4 cover the June 1, 2010 rally in front of the White House by clicking here. 

Read an article from the Conductive Chronicle which sites our action alert by clicking here.

Read an update from one of our member groups, St.Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee by clicking here. 

Read an article about a protest in Atlanta, Georgia and commentary by one of our member groups, Movement to End Israeli Apartheid - Georgia (MEIA-GA), by clicking here.  

Watch Huwaida Arraf, a member of our advisory board and an activist aboard a humanitarian aid flotilla, recount the raid by clicking here.

Huwaida Arraf was also interviewed by NPR, see the interview here. 

Read an article by Phyllis Bennis, a member of our Steering Committee, by clicking here

Coverage of the U.S. response to the attacks in the Israeli daily Ha'aretz included footage of the protest in front of the Israeli embassy. Read the article and see the video by clicking here.

Check out coverage of a protest in Tampa, FL by clicking here.

 A picture of the "Die In" in front of the Israeli consulate in Boston made it above the fold on the front page of The Boston Globe, see it by clicking here.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Watch Josh Ruebner, US Campaign National Advocacy Director, speak with Press Action at the Israeli embassy protest by clicking here.

Listen to Josh Ruebner, US Campaign National Advocacy Director, on "The Monitor," on KPFT 90.1FM Houston, on May 31, 2010 by clicking here.

Read an update on the Institute for Policy Studies' blog by clicking here.

US Campaign national staff attended a protest in front of the Israeli Embassy, on May 31, 2010, in response to the attacks by Israeli naval commandos. Read about it here.

See pictures from US Campaign member group Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights marching through the streets of Boston by clicking here.

Read about US Campaign member group, Philly Jews for a Just Peace/American Jews for a Just Peace, and their march from the Israeli consulate, by clicking here.

Protest Coverage and Other News

US Campaign member groups across the country have organized protests and rallies in response to the attack on the flotilla. Check out coverage of a Portland rally organized in part by US Campaign member group Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights by clicking here, and view photos by clicking here. Check out video of a Philly protest organized by US Campaign member group American Jews for a Just Peace by clicking here.

Watch the footage of protests that the national staff have attended here, here and here.

Al Jazeera dissects the Israeli PR misrepresentations surrounding aid to Gaza. Watch by clicking here.