For questions or comments, contact us at: sacramentobds@gmail.com

Your calls, actions & presence needed now to save lives in Gaza.

   ► Send this link to Dr. Mads Gilbert’s 7-20-14 letter from Gaza to President Obama

    ► Ask the United Nations to immediately investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza.

●Sign and forward petitions for Palestine -  new petitions are added regularly, including these:

    ► Click to call on 6 key banks, pension funds and businesses to pull out of Israel.

    ► Sign Petition to Obama to tell Israel not to bomb Gaza hospital.

Wear Palestinian colors & kafeyahs to show support for Palestinian rights!

Tell Senators Boxer and Feinstein that you are shocked and outraged that they voted for  S.Res 498 that gives U.S. support for Israel’s bombing campaign on Gaza.  Tell them you oppose the huge increases in aid to Israel included in the  Department of Defense Appropriations ActHR 4870).  Remind them that targeting civilians, which is what Israel is doing in its bombing of Gaza, is a WAR CRIME and that  US law demands that no military aid be granted to governments that uses its weapons against civilians.  Both Senators can be reached by calling 202-224-3121.  After 2pm you can call their California offices: Feinstein 415-393-0707; Boxer: 916-448-2787.

Express the same to Rep. Doris Matsui  who voted for H.Res 657, the companion bill to S.Res. 498, Wash D.C. 202-225-7163; Sac: 916-498-5600.

Upcoming Protests & Events:

Monday, July 21, 2014,  9:15 – 10:30pm, Candlelight Vigil for Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza. Central Park 401 C St, Davis. FMI: nmradwan@ucdavis.edu

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 6pm, Palestine Report Back from Tufts Univ. Prof G.A. Thomas, who recently traveled to Palestine as part of a solidarity university contingent. Along with many pictures this talk is a great first-hand report from the Occupied Territories facing more and more repression everyday with the support of what Malcolm X dubbed dollarism. Sol Collective, 2574 21st St. Sacramento sac@ANSWERcoalition.org; 916-572-9680.

Friday, July 25, 2014, 4pm, Rally for Al-Quds Day, an internationally observed day of protest intended to bring people together, regardless of their background, to stand up against the injustices being perpetrated all over the world, and specifically in Palestine. 16th & J Sts. Sacramento. FMI: sac4quds@gmail.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 1pm, Protest: End Israel’s War on the Palestinian People! United Nations Plaza, Civic Center BART Station, San Francisco. FMI: answersf.org, 415-821-6545. Carpools from Sacramento: SacramentoBDS@gmail.com.

 Occupation is not Green: Boycott SodaStream!

► In case you missed it,  see video of The Soldier and the Refusnik.

► Boycott SodaStream bannering & leafleting continues on Saturdays in 2014 for details, email:  SacramentoBDS@gmail.com

► 9 Brands you can boycott to hold Israel accountable for its violations of International Law

► FOLLOW Boycott SodaStream  on Twitter: @sacbds.org, @StopSodaStream, @AndyWhitmoreKC

► More Sacramento area peace & justice events: www.sacpeace.org.

 Don’t buy SodaStream & ask stores not to carry it – click for more info.  Share handout  Click for store contact & ethics policy.

√ Examples of Creative Actions♫ to End Israel’s Human Rights violations:

SodaStream: Keeping Apartheid in Business.

Japanese Santa Claus says NO to SodaStream!

Pink Floyd says no to Israeli Apartheid.

SodaStream ad spoofs 

SodaStream Owners Anonymous Support Group

Boycott Israel: Trader Joe’s, Pittsburg, PA

Young Jews disrupt Netanyahu.

Michigan Students Protest IOF Speaker

BDS Philly Flashdance to Boycott Sabra and Tribe

Israeli peace activists emancipate boycott breaking opera songs