The organization has called upon the public: End the occupation! Women in Black.
Leftist Israeli women in West Jerusalem formed the first group of Women in Black infollowing women in black jerusalem outbreak of the First Intifada.
In the thirty-two years that have elapsed since then, they have held a protest vigil every Friday at Paris Square in central Jerusalem near the official residence of the Prime Minister women in black jerusalem, dressed in black to symbolize their mourning for all victims of the conflict jerusaleem the illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories.
At the peak of women in black jerusalem Intifada, Women in Black held thirty simultaneous weekly vigils at various locations throughout the country. Subsequently, weekly vigils at the four permanent locations cited above became an iconic part of the struggle to end the occupation.
Initially the group of anti-occupation women protestors had no name, but it was soon identified with the black clothing they wore, which also helped create distinctive demonstrations which were hard to ignore.
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