Major D.C. Highways Blocked by Pro-Palestinian Protesters

Hundreds of pro-Palestinian demonstrators opposed aid to Israel and blocked five major roads in the Washington, D.C., area during Thursday morning rush hour.

The report, released just before 8:45 a.m., showed traffic jams on major freeways, with the NOVA Campaign Roads are blocked… Children and parents are stranded. Ambulances are not working. Hospitals are blocked. Government procedures are interrupted/delayed.”

“Traffic on Memorial Bridge and Roosevelt Bridge is under police direction. Delays are beginning to occur on I-66, VA-110, US-50 and surrounding roads in Virginia. ” and Fox 5 DC report.

An image posted by Boris Zilberman of Christians United for Israel showed protesters blocking the front of the Holocaust Museum next to the National Mall.

The massive protest was organized by the Palestinian Youth Movement and also included anti-Zionist groups such as Jewish Voice for Peace, which posted photos from outside the Holocaust Museum.

Iman Abid Thompson, director of the United States Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR), listed five demands on behalf of the rioters.

  1. permanent and complete ceasefire
  2. End all US military funding to Israel
  3. Restoration of funds to UNRWA
  4. freedom for all political prisoners
  5. Ending 76 years of occupation

USCPR proudly shared a video of protesters sitting in chains, in the middle of the street, shouting, “Brick by brick, wall by wall, apartheid must be abolished!”

In a follow-up video, more than 20 protesters can be seen being dragged off the road and arrested by police.

From November to January, pro-Palestinian rallies also caused chaos. John F. Kennedy International Airport In New York City, Los Angeles International AirportSan Francisco Bay Bridge.

San Francisco protests on November 16, as previously reported by Breitbart News delay Several ambulances worked to deliver vital organs to transplant patients.

Thursday’s protests in Washington, D.C., came after government workers announced they would go on a one-day hunger strike to protest the Biden administration’s support for Israel. daily mail report:

Fed members united for peace Said of guardian On Monday, it was announced that employees of more than 20 government agencies were protesting the use of “starvation as a weapon of war by deliberately withholding food from entering Gaza.”



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