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Eric Garner/Ferguson march blockades K st, Dupont, Adams-Morgan

On the 3rd of December, a New York grand jury refused to indict the cop responsible for the chokehold death of Eric Garner. In response, protesters here in DC as well as in NY took to the streets. In DC, protesters blocked up intersections at K st, all the entrances to Dupont Circle, and finally marched into and blocked up Adams-Morgan. At Dupont they were joined by protesters against the murder of 43 students by Mexican police allied with drug cartels.

Video of the H st, K st, and Dupont Circle portions of the protest including a confrontational motorist who got out of his car

Blockading K st

Code Pink protests ReMax sales of settlement homes in Occupied Palestine

On the 3ed of December, Code Pink showed up at the Capitol Hill office of Remax, demanding they stop selling settlement homes on stolen land in the Palestinian West Bank. ReMax's Israeli subsidiary is trafficking in homes build on stolen land as part of the illegal settlements. Therefore, ReMax has become a target of the BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) movement.

Video of Code Pink at ReMax

Two arrested in lockdown at Lusby offices of Dominion contractor over gas export

On the morning of Dec 3, two member of We Are Cove Point locked down at the offices of IHI/Kiewit, a top contractor on Dominion's LNG/fracked gas export project at Cove Point. This was the third day in a row of action in Calvert County to stop Dominion's plans to export fracked gas out of the old, mostly unused gas import plant at Cove Point on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Dominion is in the early stages of a massive rebuild and expansion of the plant to handle large-scale export of fracked gas.

Ferguson protesters shut down Union Station

On the 2nd of December Ferguson protesters took action again in DC, this time shutting down Union Station's Metro entrance and bus tunnel in afternoon rush hour. Many of the protesters were Howard University students.

Code Pink photo

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