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Transport Workers Solidarity Committee’s response to ILWU International’s Statements on ZIM Protests

Transport Workers Solidarity Committee’s response to ILWU International’s Statements on ZIM Protests

Recent ILWU press releases and public statements are misleading and conflict with well-established ILWU policies and positions on Palestine and Israel. The editor of the ILWU newspaper, The Dispatcher, at the direction of the ILWU President, can not overturn those policies and positions without a vote by Convention delegates.

The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.

The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.

September 29, 2014

In another resounding victory for Palestine solidarity, labor, Palestine solidarity and community activists successfully picketed the Israeli-owned container ship Zim Shanghai on Saturday, September 27th at the Port of Oakland. ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to cross the picket line and sent the ship back to sea with all its cargo still on board.

Victory At Port Of Oakland SSA Picket Of Zim Shanghai-Rally & March Continuing At 4:30 PM West Oakland BART

Victory At Port Of Oakland SSA Picket Of Zim Shanghai-Rally & March Continuing At 4:30 PM West Oakland BART

The blockade of the Zim Shanghai continues tonight, after all but one ILWU longshore worker refused to take the job at morning dispatch.

Gather at W. Oakland BART by 4:30pm tonight to march and/or carpool to the port, or come directly to the SSA Terminal, Berth 57, at the Port of Oakland by 5pm.

Please continue to check text messages, Twitter and Facebook for alerts and updates.

Protesters picket another Zim vessel in Oakland

Protesters picket another Zim vessel in Oakland
http://www.joc.com/port-news/us-ports/protesters-picket-another-zim-vess...

Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor | Sep 27, 2014 1:23PM EDT

About 40 anti-Israel protesters picketed the vessel Zim Shanghai Saturday morning at the Port of Oakland. The vessel was not worked during the day shift.

Port of Oakland spokesman Roberto Bernardo said no other vessels at the port were affected by the picketing.

End the Siege of Gaza! Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland!

End the Siege of Gaza!
Picket the Zim Shanghai Starting September 27 at the Port of Oakland!

Israel and Hamas agreed to a set of conditions for a ceasefire on August 26th, after Israel had killed more than 2,100 Palestinians in Gaza - mostly civilians, more than a quarter children - and destroyed much of Gaza's infrastructure, housing, hospitals, schools and water supply.

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