Dozens of protesters accept as true with been arrested at the Amazon Books retailer in Manhattan bright in protests the day before this day, reviews Gizmodo. The protesters were members of multiple Jewish organizations who were calling for an cessation to Amazon’s cloud computing contracts and other technical toughen for Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Amazon’s ENTIRE bookstore is for the time being being occupied by quite quite a bit of of #JewsAgainstICE.
We are in team spirit with Amazon employees who accept as true with known as on the company to gash its ties with ICE. pic.twitter.com/3qlW5j4PZO
— Esor (@esorfasal) August eleven, 2019
One in every of the voice’s organizers, Sophie Ellman-Golan, informed Gizmodo that the #JewsAgainstICE voice drew spherical 1,000 participants open air the Amazon Books retailer on Sunday, with forty folks being arrested.
Without Amazon, ICE cannot spherical immigrants as a lot as imprison them in focus camps or deport them. #JewsAgainstICE will not stop nonetheless whereas tech companies profit off of cruelty.#NeverAgainIsNow pic.twitter.com/dhRDkjSSP7
— Jews for Racial & Financial Justice (@JFREJNYC) August eleven, 2019
Heard an estimate of forty arrests, not obvious if there’s an pleasant quantity pic.twitter.com/muxdpspQxm
— Cashew ???????????? (@aravahshifra) August eleven, 2019
The protests were an effort to call consideration to Amazon’s AWS applied sciences which would perchance well be extinct by ICE, which has recently stepped up immigration raids. The date chosen for the protests was once a Jewish holiday identified as Tisha B’Av. The day is a day of fasting and mourning for mess ups than accept as true with struck Jewish folks for the length of history. In a press release, voice organizers acknowledged, “This present day is a call to movement to stop a recent