Members of Avaaz, a global campaign organization, take to the East River in three boats to demonstrate for Palestinian statehood outside the UN headquarters, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ... more 
Members of Avaaz, a global campaign organization, take to the East River in three boats to demonstrate for Palestinian statehood outside the UN headquarters, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks to the UN General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Abbas was greeted by sustained applause as he asked the United Nations to accept Palestine as a member state. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By John Minchillo
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 2:01 PM EDT