Lobby Watch

Why Sasha Gelzin disrupted Netanyahu at AIPAC - interview

In an interview with The Electronic Intifada moments ago, Sasha Gelzin, 23, an activist with CODEPINK described what happened when she and four others disrupted the keynote speech of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington on Monday evening. 

Israel lobby strikes again as Seattle billboards are canceled?

You may recall that in January the Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign had contracted with the local bus company to place ads calling for an end to aid to Israel on area public buses. However, under Zionist pressure, King County officials, responsible for the bus system, reneged on the contract and censored the ads before they appeared. This prompted the ACLU to sue the local authorities. 


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