Archive For The “racism” Category

The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

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The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more

The fate of Lifta portends the future of Ramallah and Bethlehem and more The tragic fate of the village of #Lifta, #Palestine. @ArabNews Every Palestinian knows the story of Lifta, a small village on a hillside near the city of Jerusalem. During its war to conquer Palestinian-majority areas of Palestine in 1947 and 1948, Israel…

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APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

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APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar  

APN to Biden: Tell Israel to Remove West Bank Illegal Outpost Evyatar   Americans for Peace Now (APN) joins its Israeli sister organization Shalom Achshav (Peace Now) in urging the Israeli government to reverse the so-called “compromise agreement” reportedly achieved with militant West Bank settlers, and immediately remove a settlement outpost built illegally on land that…

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

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American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates

American Muslims for Palestine organizes boycott of Israeli Dates As the holy month of Ramadan nears, American Muslims for Palestine (AMP) relaunched a national boycott of Israeli dates sold in US markets. AMP calls on all Americans and American Muslims to boycott date brands known explicitly to operate in illegal Israeli settlements and to exploit…

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans  The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) and the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ) hold a Joint Law Enforcement- Community Zoom Meeting Addressing the Rise of Hate and the Targeting of Asian Americans The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) and the American Citizens for Justice…

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Israel excludes Christians, Muslims in new Jewish-only neighborhood building

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Israel excludes Christians, Muslims in new Jewish-only neighborhood building

Israel excludes Christians, Muslims in new Jewish-only neighborhood building Adalah: Construction of new neighborhoods exclusively for Israeli military personnel is illegal residential segregation. Israeli military’s ‘Housing Authority’ discriminates against Arab families, establishing dozens of housing developments nationwide at discount prices available only to selected career military personnel; Adalah: Project violates ban on housing and land allocation…

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Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women

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Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women

Muslim Americans criticize Biden’s excuses on Chinese aggression against Uyghur women We demand President Biden apologize to the victims of China’s aggression, the victims of genocide, the countless Uyghur and other Turkic women who are systematically raped and sterilized, and the countless Turkistanis who are killed for their organs. If President Biden has any moral decency and is faithful to his…

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Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

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Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others

Leila Slimani releases new book, In The Country of Others In her first new novel since The Perfect Nanny launched her onto the world stage, Leila Slimani draws on her own family’s inspiring story for the first volume in a planned trilogy about race, resilience, and women’s empowerment. In the Country of Others(Penguin Books; On Sale: August 10,…

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Court tosses racist anti-BDS law in Arkansas

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Court tosses racist anti-BDS law in Arkansas

Court tosses racist anti-BDS law in Arkansas CAIR issues statement commending court decision to stand by the U.S. Constitutional Right of Free Speech  T’ruah, J Street Celebrate 8th Circuit Decision Striking Down Anti-BDS Law That Violates First Amendment In response to today’s ruling by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals that the Arkansas law prohibiting government…

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International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

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International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes Gush Shalom: The ruling by the International Criminal Court is a game-changer. From now on, Israeli Army soldiers and officers had better think twice about obeying orders to destroy Palestinian homes. Gush Shalom (Israeli Peace Bloc) press release, Februari 6, 2021 The judges of the International Criminal…

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Biden weaponizes anti-Semitism to smother criticism of Israel

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Biden weaponizes anti-Semitism to smother criticism of Israel

Biden weaponizes anti-Semitism to smother criticism of Israel On Monday, February 3, the Biden Administration announced that it “embraces and champions” the so-called International Holocaust Remembrance Allaince (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism, according to a State Department official. AMP recognizes the material and violent existence of anti-Semitism, exemplified most recently in the nazi garb worn at…

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Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians

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Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians

Israel continues policy of forcibly transferring Palestinians On Monday Feb. 1, 2021, another massive demolition at Khirbet Humsah; today, troops began extensive training among homes and fields of Masafer Yatta residents  Israel has taken two unusally broad measures this week as part of its ongoing efforts to forcibly transfer Palestinian communities in order to take…

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Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

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Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law

Adalah heads to Supreme Court to battle Israel’s Jewish Nation-State Law Israeli Supreme Court hearing on petitions against law is slated to kick off Tuesday morning at 9 AM; Adalah: The law’s distinct apartheid characteristics guarantee Israel’s ethnic-religious character as exclusively Jewish, while anchoring discrimination and racism against Palestinian citizens. An expanded panel of 11…

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