Pro-Israeli Counter Protest at Farragut Square

(Washington, DC) – July 17th, 2014 – CODEPINK, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee and other activists counter protested the Pro-Israeli rally at Farragut Square. There were about 600 pro-Israeli’s at this event that was sponsored by Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington and 50 other Jewish organizations. Tensions escalated when a Pro-Israeli protest attacked two Pro-Palestinian women. In a quote from one of the victims of the attack she stated on her website that the Pro-Israeli protestor “hit her so hard that her bracelet was ripped off of her wrist.”

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