Re: “Leaders must step up to dissuade dangerous freeway protests” [Jan. 9, Opinion]:
Your editorial calling for a crackdown on protests on the freeway shouldn’t be in tune together with your ongoing requires a free press and free speech. Shutting down the freeway is political speech. This speech shouldn’t be excessive when protesters try to cease a U.S.-funded genocide carried out by Israel on Gaza for 4 months.
These sorts of actions have been additionally organized to cease the Vietnam Struggle. As of Jan. 12, the Committee to Defend Journalists preliminary investigations confirmed a minimum of 82 journalists and media employees have been among the many greater than 24,000 killed because the conflict started on Oct. 7. Al Jazeera stories that 63 journalists have been killed within the Vietnam Struggle and a complete of 69 have been killed in World Struggle II. The place is your solidarity with conflict correspondents?
Gary Tolman, Seattle