Posts Tagged “BDS”

Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move

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Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move

Ashrawi: US is complicit in Israeli atrocities with Embassy move PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi:  “Seventy years on, the Nakba continues.” Also, BDS activists decry embassy move  “One the eve of the seventieth anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba (“catastrophe”), a grave historical injustice that continues today, the U.S. will officially relocate its embassy…

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported Government-Compiled Dossier Accuses Organization of Promoting Boycotts Israeli authorities on May 7, 2018, revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, and ordered him to leave Israel within 14 days. The government said it was because of Shakir’s alleged support for boycotts of Israel….

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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

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Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice

Israeli-American actress Natalie Portman defines the moderate voice As the occupation of Palestine approaches 70 years this week, Palestinians and champions of justice need to carefully distinguish between extremists and moderates, and to reject blanket attacks against people because they are Israeli or Jewish. The BDS movement is two movements: an extreme movement against Jews…

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Time to rise above anger when confronting Israeli extremism

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Time to rise above anger when confronting Israeli extremism

Time to rise above anger when confronting Israeli extremism Palestinians are justified in their anger and frustrations, but allowing our emotions to direct our actions is not a good strategic move. Instead, we need to set aside our anger and emotion and instead pursue a pragmatic strategy based on one goal of establishing a Palestinian…

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BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize The Palestinian Solidarity Campaign and Jewish Voice for Peace released news this week that the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) movement has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. BDS opposes the illegal activities of the Israeli Government in denying the human and civil rights of civilians targeted by…

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New Orleans stands with Palestine

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New Orleans stands with Palestine

New Orleans stands with Palestine New Orleans City Council Votes to Stand with Palestinian Rights Following a year of protests and community pressure, the City Council voted unanimously today to enshrine International Human Rights in the City of New Orleans.  Last month, New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee (NOPSC) demanded that the City Council pass a…

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