Posts Tagged “discrimination”

A historical moment for Palestine

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A historical moment for Palestine

A historical moment for Palestine By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The Hamas – Israel ceasefire is good news, but ambiguously framed agreements do not set conditions for conflict resolution. Both sides claimed victory on May 20. Prime Minister Netanyahu bragged about Israel’s military might; Palestinians, on the other hand, celebrated the “beginning of the end of…

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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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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz For many decades, I have been advocating for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. (Justice and the Intifada: Palestinians and Israelis Speak about Peace, Friendship Press, 1991; Unified in Hope: Arabs and Jews Talk about Peace, WCC publications, 1987). Regretfully, I have…

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Over 100 US Congregations Reflect on Plight of Palestinian Christians, Rebuking Administration’s Christian Zionism

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Over 100 US Congregations Reflect on Plight of Palestinian Christians, Rebuking Administration’s Christian Zionism

Over 100 US Congregations Reflect on Plight of Palestinian Christians, Rebuking Administration’s Christian Zionism  Less than two weeks after Mike Pompeo visited a museum in Jerusalem honoring Christian Zionism, more than 115 U.S. Christian congregations representing 10 of the largest Protestant denominations and the Catholic church preached on the plight of Palestinian Christians and Muslims…

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Rights Groups denounce Alabama’s racist attacks against Rep. Omar

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Rights Groups denounce Alabama’s racist attacks against Rep. Omar

Rights Groups denounce Alabama’s racist attacks against Rep. Omar Muslim Advocates Denounces Alabama GOP’s Anti-Muslim Resolution to Expel Rep. Ilhan Omar The following is a statement from Scott Simpson, public advocacy director for Muslim Advocates, condemning a resolution adopted on Saturday by the Alabama Republican Party Executive Committee, the body that governs Alabama’s Republican Party, which asks the…

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