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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/16/10
Chicago police at downtown Millennium Park arrested an activist who was participating in a protest organized by the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago, Aug. 23. At the Chicago Sister Cities annual International Festival, more than 30 activists protested Israel’s inclusion in the program and called for the cutting of Chicago ties with Israeli apartheid.
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 7/12/10
Activists took part in the International Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Day of action by holding a demonstration at the offices of the Chicago Sister City Program, July 9 to demand that the Chicago drop ties with the Israeli city of Petach Tikva.
Petach Tikva
BY Stephanie Weiner | Chicago, IL | 6/03/10
“One, two, three, four - Petach Tikva - no more! Five, six, seven, eight - take away their dinner plate!” The chant came from protesters outside the Hilton Hotel June 2 as the Chicago Sister City International's Consular Corps Ball was happening.
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