As Netanyahu Heads to DC, CodePink Tries to Shut Down AIPAC

As Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is crossing the Atlantic heading to Washington to deliver Tuesday’s controversial speech to Congress on Iran, activists are spending Sunday trying to shut down the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).

AIPAC has been called “the most important organization affecting America’s relationship with Israel,” and one of the most powerful lobbying groups in the US.

At least 5 CodePink activists had been arrested by early Sunday afternoon:

 

 

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