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Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Maureen Clare Murphy The Electronic Intifada
Palestinian children sitting in the dark due to power outage The complicity of Western governments such as the US, UK and the European Union allows Israel’s “crimes against a captive civilian population” in Gaza to proceed with impunity.

Uphold Palestinian Struggle In All Its Forms

Khaled Barakat The Electronic Intifada
Paletinian demonstrators confronting Israeli police. Association with the Palestinian armed resistance and its political parties is not a cause for shame or a justification for repression. The legitimacy of armed struggle to liberate a people from colonial and foreign domination is legally recognized.

How Palestine Advocates Can Support Black Struggle

Kristian Davis Bailey The Electronic Intifada
demonstration protsting police murder of George Floyd and other Black people Recent Black Lives Matter protests have sparked conversations about how to act in better solidarity with the Black struggle. How to move beyond rhetorical statements? How to address anti-Blackness among non-Black Arab communities?

Solidarity Means Insisting On Palestinian Right Of Return

Kristian Davis Bailey The Electronic Intifada
mural The right of return for Palestinians uprooted by Zionist forces in 1948 – including their children and grandchildren – is the central issue of justice for Palestine. Yet it often remains an afterthought for solidarity activists.

Tidbits - May 14, 2020 - Reader Comments: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery; Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Above Law; Re-Open without Testing & Tracing IS Murder; Catholic Church Supports Trump; COVID and China; Federal Works Program; On-Line Events; more

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Reader Comments: Justice for Ahmaud Arbery; Supreme Court to Decide if Trump Above Law; Re-Open without Testing & Tracing IS Murder; Catholic Church Supports Trump; COVID and China; Federal Works Program; lots of On-Line Events and Resources; more...

We’re All In This Together: Palestine & Advocacy Film

Bob Peck Medium
In the larger oneness of humanity, there is no isolation. If others are suffering, don’t we have a responsibility as non-sufferers? Making the film Solidarity: Five Largely Unknown Truths About Israel, Palestine, and the Occupied Territories.
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