Anti-war activist protest Boeing at Air & Water Show

  The Chicago Coalition to Shut Down Guantanamo helped organize a press conference and demonstration at North Ave. Beach on Aug. 16. Protestors ended the event with a die-in. Activist laid on the ground and surrounded a fake warplane shown in the image and video above. Some people who came to watch the glorification of…

Palestinian flag stays in Lincolnwood

  After receiving a few complaints about the Palestinian flag hanging on Lincoln Avenue in Linolnwood, Illinois, the village’s Human Relations Commission held a meeting for community members to voice their concerns.   People spoke for the flag and against it but in the end the Human Relations Commission voted to keep the flags that…

Chicago continues to support Gaza

Currently Palestine and Israel are in a 72-hour cease fire but protestors still took to the streets of Chicago to show their support for Gaza. A few hundred attended the Chicago Vigil for Gaza on Aug. 9. People met at the historic Water Tower in downtown before marching to the Tribune Tower. There, religious leaders…

Chicago hosts largest Protest for Palestine in United States History

Demonstrators demand an end to Israeli aggression against Palestinians “We are here today to tell Israel, that it may be killing our brothers and sisters but the world stands with Gaza,” Awad Hamdan, a member of the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine, said to the thousands who gathered in front of the Daley Center in…