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Protest for Gaza: End the Massacre!

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Thursday, April 12 4:00pm - 6:00pm Office of Rep. Jimmy Panetta 100 W. Alisal Street Salinas, CA 


Twenty-nine Palestinians were killed by Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during the month of March and April.

Eighteen Palestinians were fatally injured on March 30, which saw the greatest number of Palestinian fatalities at the hands of occupation forces in a single day since Israel’s massive assault on the Gaza Strip in summer 2014.

Fourteen protesters were killed that day as occupation snipers opened fire on a mass demonstration held at various points along Gaza’s eastern boundary with in what Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq described as “a calculated, unnecessary, disproportionate and indiscriminate use of lethal force.”

On March 26, Rep. Jimmy Panetta andother House Democrats travelled to Israel and met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu tweeted that night that he’d had an “excellent meeting” with the congresspeople.

At that time, Israel w…