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Let me show you two videos.  They both are about activism against the Israeli occupation of Palestine.  

This first is documentation of an action by BDS activists against a promotion of Israeli technology at the Boston Museum of Science.  They picket outside the museum, & then the group infiltrates the audience at a presentation (becoming half of that audience.)  They keep interrupting the presentation, & keep getting booed by the others in the audience, except for one man who says they should speak their mind for five minutes & then let the presentation proceed.  All the activists are escorted out one by one by security after standing up.  

"A Tale of Two Cities ~ The Legacy of Rachel Corrie"   The Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural Project from Susan Greene on Vimeo.


This other video is about a group of Jewish artists who actually went to Gaza after Rachel Corrie was killed.  They decided to establish a mural program where residents of Rafah, Gaza, & Olympia, Washington would make murals together in both their cities.
Both these approaches to activism are legitimate, in my opinion.  

Originally posted to Friendlystranger on Thu May 06, 2010 at 03:08 PM PDT.

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