Dozens of pro-Palestine protesters descended onto a really busy bridge in Northern California — and on the worst time too … as individuals have been making an attempt to get to work!
Numerous demonstrators blocked off visitors and utterly halted exercise on the higher deck of San Francisco’s Bay Bridge — they usually made certain to let everybody know they weren’t going anyplace … with a number of individuals chaining themselves to at least one one other/to their vehicles.
After all, they’d megaphones and signage with them … all of which referred to as for a ceasefire between Palestine and Israel, whereas calling on a pause of U.S. support to Israel particularly.
Among the extra theatrical protesters even laid out on the bottom and threw white sheets over themselves … as a technique to reenact/recreate the individuals being killed within the Center East. It definitely made an announcement — nevertheless it’s arduous to inform how efficient this was, ‘trigger there have been A LOT of offended commuters making an attempt to get out and in of the realm for work within the morning.
Not solely was visitors backed as much as excessive heaven … however cops ultimately landed on the scene and tried to clear the street, which in the end led to a ton of arrests (upwards of fifty or so).
Tow vans have been additionally introduced in to clear the protesters’ vehicles that have been utterly slicing off lanes — which was needed seeing how among the protesters chucked their keys.
In the long run … the bridge was lastly cleared, nevertheless it took a very long time and loads of assets.
What makes this protest additional attention-grabbing is the truth that one other one all the way in which throughout the nation occurred the night time prior in D.C. … proper in entrance of the DNC headquarters, no much less. There have been police clashes there as properly — so these are beginning to get a bit of risky.