Protest Israeli Consul’s Speech to AFL-CIO

Protest Israeli Consul’s Speech to AFL-CIO

Tues., May 21, 2002, 4:30-7 pm

N.Y. Sheraton, 811 7 Ave.
(Between 52/53 St.–N/R to 49 St., 1/9/C/E to 50 St., B/D/E to 7 Ave.)

“[Palestinian] civilians [in Jenin] were killed willfully or unlawfully [by the Israeli military]. . . . [which] used Palestinian civilians as ‘human shields’ and used indiscriminate and excessive force. . . . The abuses we documented in Jenin are extremely serious, and in some cases appear to be war crimes. . .” –Human Rights Watch, May 3, 2002 <http://hrw.org/press/2002/05/jenin0503.htm&gt;

Israeli Consul General Alon Pinkus is coming to the AFL-CIO Executive Board to “express gratitude to the labor movement for its decades of support.”

Send a message that labor must stand with the Israeli peace movement and with millions of other people around the world to oppose Sharon?s brutal war on the Palestinians.

Sponsored by: New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) Info: laboragainstwar@yahoogroups.com

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