Posts Tagged “Israeli discrimination”

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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Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership

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Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership

Ahed Tamimi: Symbol of courage and leadership Nothing has been more inspiring than to watch 16 year old Ahed Tamimi, a young girl standing in front of her home in Nabi Saleh, confronting heavily armed Israeli soldiers mocking them with slaps and telling them to eave her family alone. Tamimi has become the face of…

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Israel blocks Christians from visiting grave sites

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Israel blocks Christians from visiting grave sites

Israel blocks Christians from visiting grave sites Israel blocks Palestinian grandmother from visiting father’s grave in Christian cemetery. Israeli army expelled residents, demolished Galilee village in 1948; Adalah demands all displaced residents of Ma’alul be allowed to visit family graves, now surrounded by Israeli military base. For years, Israel has been preventing Salwa Salem-Copty, a Christian…

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Israel’s Arabs not used to Democracy

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Israel’s Arabs not used to Democracy

The concept of Democracy and its power of voting is still a new concept for Arabs in Arab World and especially in Israel where they live as an oppressed, discriminated minority. But they still need to reconcile their actions with their admiration for the movement led by the late Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. By…

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How Juan Vargas is selling out Hispanics for power

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How Juan Vargas is selling out Hispanics for power

The Roskam-Vargas Watch: Congressman Juan Vargas has partnered with rightwing extremist Peter Roskam to introduce legislation that would penalize Christians for demanding an end to Israeli discrimination. Vargas claims to be a champion of immigration reform but he is openly working with the most anti-immigration member of Congress to support rightwing Israeli fanaticism, Peter Roskam…

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