Published on, November 15, 2011
Live report aired on Annenberg Radio News, November 15, 2011

Palestin Freedom Rider ProtestSupporters of Palestinian rights brought a transnational protest home on the L.A. Metro DASH Tuesday.

About 20 activists boarded buses around 4 p.m. to raise awareness among riders that the company that runs DASH also operates in the Palestinian occupied territories.

“We believe when people…realize that the money they’re paying in taxes to the City of LA is being used to support corporations like this one that is profiting from racism and apartheid in Palestine, that people will raise their voices and tell the city of L.A. that they no longer want that kind of contract to happen,” said Garrick Ruiz, a volunteer with Boycott Divestment Sanctions-LA. …