Posts Tagged ‘injustice’

Opposing Settlements While Supporting Injustice: Progressive Jews and the World Zionist Congress

Every five years, the World Zionist Organization (WZO) convenes the World Zionist Congress (WZC) in Jerusalem. Founded by Theodor Herzl in August 1897 in Basel, Switzerland, the WZO promotes Zionism and Israel, the Zionist enterprise. For this year’s 38th Congress elections, which begins today, progressive Zionist organizations in the US have joined together for a strong […]

Mueller Says ‘I Take Your Question’ To Gohmert’s Accusations Of Perpetuating ‘Injustice’ (Video)

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Kamala Harris: A distinguished career serving injustice

   Kamala Harris is rising in the polls after dramatically confronting Joe Biden during the Democratic primary debate about his opposition to federally mandated busing for desegregation. The following week, however, Harris backed away from saying that busing should always be federally mandated, calling it just one “tool that is in the toolbox” for school […]

Palestine and Kenya: Our Historic Fight against Injustice Is One and the Same

In 1948, my grandfather, along with thousands of Badrasawis, was expelled by Israeli military forces from our ancestral village of Beit Daras in Palestine.  Like hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from over 500 other villages, my grandfather assumed he would be back home in a few weeks. “Why bother to haul the good blankets on […]

Jewish terror attack suspect in Duma case refuses to testify due to ‘injustice’

The primary suspect in a 2015 terror attack in the West Bank village of Duma that killed three members of a Palestinian family waived his right to testify in court on Wednesday, saying through a statement read by his attorney that he would not cooperate with the “injustice” of the proceedings. “This is an expression […]

International Day Of Action Against Chevron: Oiling The Wheels Of Injustice

Hundreds of civil society organisations – representing an estimated 280 million people – came together this week for the International Day of Action Against Chevron, the company that acquired Texaco in 2000.  Participants expressed their outrage at the impunity that the American oil giant Chevron continues to enjoy, and voiced their solidarity with the indigenous communities affected by Chevron’s toxic environmental practices. Nick Meynen, environmental […]

Oiling the Wheels of Injustice. Indigenous Communities in the Amazon

After a quarter of a century of legal battles, indigenous communities in the Amazon are still awaiting justice for the damage inflicted on their environments and health by Texaco, which was taken over by US oil giant Chevron. Civil society organisations from around the world are standing in solidarity with the victims. Tuesday 21 May […]

Press TV’s Hashemi Vows To Speak Out Against US Injustice Until Her Last Breath

Press TV’s Hashemi Vows To Speak Out Against US Injustice Until Her Last Breath Above Photo: From Marzieh Hashemi, who was released on Wednesday after spending 10 days in US detention without charge, has spoken to Press TV about her experience and how she is resolved to prevent others from being subjected to such […]

Breakthrough For Mumia Abu-Jamal And All Victims Of The Injustice System

Breakthrough For Mumia Abu-Jamal And All Victims Of The Injustice System The case of Mumia Abu Jamal, who was framed with the murder of a police officer, has had some important breakthroughs in the last month including allowing him appeal rights and the finding of six previously undisclosed boxes of evidence in his case. This […]

John Pilger Visits Julian Assange: ‘He’s Standing Up To Injustice’

John Pilger Visits Julian Assange: ‘He’s Standing Up To Injustice’ Above Photo: duncan c/Flickr WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has vehemently denied that he ever met Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, according to journalist and filmmaker John Pilger, who met with Assange at Ecuador’s embassy in London last week. Pilger said Assange told him the story published by The […]

The United Nations is anti-injustice, not anti-Semitic

On Wednesday September 30, 2015 at 1:16 pm, the Palestinian flag was raised outside the headquarters of the United Nations in New York for the first time. A United Nations committee is directed to facilitate self-determination among colonized and suppressed people groups. The committee is poised to pass 9 resolutions against Israel. Predictably, the charge […]

Intensifying injustice: capital punishment in Israel

by Kathryn Shihadah, Palestine Home The US and Israel share many imaginary values: both like to think of themselves as peace-loving, justice-pursuing democracies, built by the perseverance of pioneering immigrants. The two countries have some actual shared values too: for example, in election season, their leaders openly pledge allegiance to the far right among their […]

Migrant Injustice: Ben & Jerry’s Farmworker Exploitation

Migrant Injustice: Ben & Jerry’s Farmworker Exploitation Above photo: Enrique Balcazar of Migrant Justice (left) with Jostein Solheim, CEO of Ben & Jerry’s. These are harrowing times for the nearly 1,500 migrant workers laboring on Vermont’s largest dairy farms. These farmworkers, predominantly from Mexico, are forced to live in the shadows, where their farm bosses harbor […]

After long opposing divestment, Episcopal Church acts to end complicity ‘in injustice in Holy Land’

The Episcopal Church voted today at its general convention in Austin, Texas, to divest from companies involved in Israel’s human violations against Palestine. The Church had defeated such measures before but now joins “nearly a dozen” other Christian denominations in taking economic action. The news was announced by the Episcopal Peace Fellowship/Palestine-Israel Network: The Episcopal […]

The shame of injustice

By Graham Peebles Poverty is the greatest cause of death and illness globally. It strangles the lives of billions of people, denying the expression of innate potential, and condemning men, women and children to live stunted, uncreative lives of interminable suffering and drudgery. While the numbers living in extreme poverty (the World Bank calculates this […]

Israel’s Supreme Court: Liberal bastion or an enforcer of injustice?

It is routinely hailed as Israel’s last line of defence against ultra-nationalist legislation. But does the country’s Supreme Court deserve its reputation as an upholder of liberal values? Recent cases have illustrated how the court, rather than undermining the systematic rights abuses experienced by Palestinians, in fact oils the machine of occupation. Earlier this month, […]

South African land grab from white farmers: Correcting injustice or perpetuating racism?

     Black South Africans need to take their land back from white ‘foreigners’, the leader of Black First Land First told RT. However, the president of the Transvaal Agricultural Union says this will lead to an ‘Arab Spring’. South Africa’s parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of new legislation that could see land from white […]

Sentenced to 65 years for helping Palestinians: Read an excerpt from Miko Peled’s ‘Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five’

The following essay is lightly adapted from “Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land Foundation Five” by Miko Peled (Just World Books, 2018), which is available for purchase now. In July 2004, federal agents raided the homes of five Palestinian-American families, arresting the fathers, who had been leaders of a Texas-based charity called the Holy […]

Newsletter – From Neoliberal Injustice To Economic Democracy

The work to transform society involves two parallel paths: resisting harmful systems and institutions and creating new systems and institutions to replace them. Our focus in this article is on positive work that people are doing to change current systems in ways that reduce the wealth divide, meet basic needs, ensure sustainability, create economic and racial justice and provide […]

Balfour Centenary: Celebrating 100 years of injustice and oppression

“It’s God’s work…” By Stuart Littlewood On 7 November, in London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, there’s to be “a unique event drawing Christians and Jews together in celebration of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and all that it led to”.  Christians will be reaching out to support the Jewish community and the state of […]

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