Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

We can’t breathe until we’re free! Palestinians stand in solidarity with Black Americans

Editor’s Note: The following statement was published today by the Palestinian BDS National Committee. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society that leads the global BDS movement, stands resolutely in solidarity with our Black […]

Iranian embassy displays solidarity with Brazilian people by distribution of aid packages

FNA – The Iranian mission in Brasilia distributed aid packages of foodstuff among the Brazilian people in a show of solidarity amid the coronavirus epidemic in the Latin American country. The food packages were distributed among the needy people in line with the efforts to help contain the novel coronavirus outbreak in the South American […]

Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire

Venezuela And Iran Show Solidarity Can Overcome US Empire Commemorating 100,000 COVID-19 Deaths The official milestone of 100,000 dead in the United States from COVID-19 is near. This figure is certainly an undercount as thousands of deaths from COVID-19 are not being recorded. Before our weekly news analysis, we pause to commemorate those deaths. The […]

Worldwide Launch Of COVID-19 Global Solidarity Manifesto

Worldwide Launch Of COVID-19 Global Solidarity Manifesto Washington, DC – The COVID-19 Global Solidarity Coalition will launch on May 23, 2020, unveiling a Manifesto signed by thousands of people and organizations worldwide. The launch will take place over a live video streaming through Zoom, Facebook Live, and YouTube. The goal is to establish guidelines, principles, and priorities for dealing with the […]

‘Contradicting the idea of solidarity’: France slams Italy for unilateral plan to reopen borders to tourists

Following more than two months of statewide lockdowns, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Saturday that the country will allow entry to European tourists, while the mandatory 14-day quarantine will be scrapped from June 3. France immediately slammed its neighbor for undermining the idea of European solidarity. “It’s very important for us to coordinate […]

Mutual Aid: Building Networks Of Solidarity Not Charity

Mutual Aid: Building Networks Of Solidarity Not Charity In the face of the twin crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and economic collapse, people are organizing mutual aid networks to provide food, medicines and other basics to those in need. This is done in the spirit of solidarity, not charity, a non-hierarchical empowering approach versus a […]

Solidarity Key To Post COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a massive amount of disease, death and despair in its stride, and will continue to seriously trouble the world even in its wake. As the result, it has posed a formidable threat to the enjoyment of human rights around the world. More specifically, as is widely recognized, the pandemic (and […]

Palestine solidarity group wins major BDS victory at UK Supreme Court

The UK Supreme Court delivered the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) a major victory last month, after it reversed a ban that prohibited local governments from supporting the BDS movement. In 2016, the Department for Communities and Local Government’s issued guidance which blocked Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) from pushing objectives that contradict the United Kingdom’s […]

Community Expresses Solidarity With Cuba After Embassy Attack; US Slow To Act

Community Expresses Solidarity With Cuba After Embassy Attack; US Slow To Act Above photo: From the DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with Cuba Facebook page. NOTE: From the DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with Cuba: “The DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution, Forum of Sao Paulo in DC, MD and VA, and other […]

WHO delivers more medicines to Islamic Republic of Iran for COVID-19 “Solidarity” clinical trial

Relief Web – The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered additional medicines to the Islamic Republic of Iran for its participation in the Solidarity Trial, a global effort to find an effective treatment for COVID-19. The Solidarity Trial is a large, international study designed to discover which treatments for COVID-19 are the most effective. It […]

Cooperation Humboldt And The Solidarity Economy

Cooperation Humboldt And The Solidarity Economy Above photo: Cooperation Humboldt/Facebook. Founded in 2017, Cooperation Humboldt was already incubating worker cooperatives, administering food sovereignty programs, advocating for public banking and participatory budgeting, and exploring housing cooperatives, an arts hub, and eco-villages—all before the pandemic arrived in the U.S. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed all of the […]

Car Caravan To End US Sanctions And Show Global Solidarity

Car Caravan To End US Sanctions And Show Global Solidarity NOTE: Click here to learn more about what you can do to stop US imperialism! On April 20, 2020, about twenty cars joined a rally in the streets of downtown Northampton, Massachusetts calling for national and international solidarity as we face the Covid-19 pandemic. Signs were […]

‘Understanding of European solidarity’: Germany offers to take foreign Covid-19 patients after previous modest help

“The willingness and the capacity are there to take additional foreign patients if necessary,” Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Monday. The treatment costs will be borne by Germany, in what he said was “our understanding of European solidarity.” READ MORE: ‘Go back to your corona-ridden country’: German officials apologize after French people insulted & […]

We Need Solidarity, Not Sanctions

We Need Solidarity, Not Sanctions Above photo: Banners on the Venezuelan Embassy in Spring 2019. Sanctions Are both Illegal and Immoral. According to the United Nations Charter, only the Security Council may impose sanctions. No individual nation may do so. Nevertheless, the United States currently imposes economic sanctions on Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Cuba, Venezuela, […]

Solidarity in a Time of Pandemic, While the US Capitalizes on Disaster

Like most everyone else, I don’t get out much lately due to shelter-in-place. But when I walk around my community, I am heartened by neighbors asking if there is anything we might need. I suspect this scenario is taking place everywhere. Around the world amidst the pandemic, people step out at a mutually designated evening […]

Report: FBI opened up terrorism investigations into a nonviolent Palestine solidarity org

In an explosive new report at The Intercept, journalist Chip Gibbons reveals that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched multiple terrorism investigations into the International Solidarity Movement, a Palestinian-led movement that supports the rights of Palestinians through non-violent direct action. Relying on documents procured via the Freedom of Information Act, Gibbons shows that the probes began […]

Solidarity in the Age of Coronavirus: What the Arabs Must Do

April 8, 2020 Using humble means, a refugee worker sterilizes the streets in Al-Shati refugee camp. (Photo: Fawzi Mahmoud, The Palestine Chronicle) By Ramzy Baroud While the Coronavirus continues to ravage almost every nation on earth, Arab countries remain unable, or unwilling, to formulate a collective strategy to help the poorest and most vulnerable Arabs survive […]

As coronavirus crisis looms, Israelis launch Gaza solidarity campaign

The new coronavirus has reached Gaza, and it is terrifying to imagine the potential outcome of a mass spread of COVID-19 in the besieged Strip. This is true not only because of how deadly the virus can be in the absence of a vaccine, but also because of the specific conditions in Gaza. The enclave […]

Palestine solidarity activism hasn’t stopped: Watch these webinars, interviews, and virtual rallies while social distancing

Public protests and campus events are obviously not happening these days, but that certainly hasn’t stopped activists and organizations from holding online events. We’ve collected some of them below for you to watch while social distancing. Yumna Patel on the coronavirus outbreak in Palestine Watch our Bethlehem-based correspondent Yumna Patel discuss the state of COVID-19 […]

International Conference Building Solidarity To Stop The US War Machine

International Conference Building Solidarity To Stop The US War Machine Cyprus International Conference: Confronting Imperialism’s War Machine — The Global Struggle For Peace, Social Justice, National Sovereignty And The Environment The conference seeks to create a broad, unified anti-imperialist front at the global level. Stopping the US war machine will require unity across nations. This Conference […]

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