Medea Benjamin, Ariel Gold (Consortium News) Jennifer Hansler, Richard Roth (CNN)
Consortium News / CNN
Among the most brutal realities for Palestinians is loss of support from Arab states, who pay lip service to their own populations, while drawing closer to Israel with economic interests and Iran in mind.
Far from being an “aberration” from an otherwise “democratic” Israel, the annexation plan reveals the nature of the Israeli state itself – an entity founded on settler-colonial expansion and the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous Palestinian people.
Defeating COVID-19 has to be a joint project, as if the whole planet were racing to get to the moon together. Every nation can contribute, including those whose voices are less often heard. And no one can be left behind.
Sara Roy of Harvard University's Centre for Middle Eastern studies...has written that “innocent human beings, most of them young, are slowly being poisoned in Gaza by the water drink and likely by the soil in which they plant.”