Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

Land-Based Ethics And Settler Solidarity In A Time Of Corona And Revolution

Settler colonialism has been defined as a structure, not an event, meaning that settler societies like the U.S., Canada, and Australia endure over time through racist laws and ideologies that naturalize the dispossession of Indigenous populations. One of the most effective strategies that settler states rely on to eliminate Indigenous peoples and their power is the […]

Israel Pushes FIFA To Punish Argentina Over Solidarity with Palestine

BUENOS AIRES – With the backing of the Israeli Football Association (IFA), Comtec, an Israeli production company, has announced that it will send a delegation to FIFA headquarters Switzerland and push for the Argentinian football team to be removed from the upcoming World Cup in retaliation for the recent decision of Argentina’s Football Association to […]

Dissecting Jewish Solidarity (Palestine, Blacks and Beyond)

May 11, 2018  /  Gilad Atzmon Gilad on KGNU Independent Community Radio, Denver, CO at Shareef Aleem’s `Show https://youtu.be/McLMG4Oj2Oo May 08, 2018  /  Gilad Atzmon In a healthy society truth doesn’t need a ‘movement’.  In a society with a prospect of a future, truth is explored and celebrated in the open. In the coming USA visit I will delve […]

Solidarity Economy: Building An Economy For People & Planet

Solidarity Economy: Building An Economy For People & Planet Above Photo: From Thenextsystem.org We stand at the brink of disaster. The fragilities of the 2008 global economic meltdown remain, prompting warnings of another financial collapse from the likes of billionaire financier George Soros and the International Monetary Fund. Inequality in wealth and income are at […]

New Zealand bemoans lack of Russian spies to expel in ‘solidarity’ with UK

Austria refuses to expel Russian diplomats as EU countries jump on UK-led bandwagon Jacinda Ardern told local media that New Zealand wanted to give some Russia spooks the boot – but couldn’t find any. “We’ve done a check in New Zealand, we don’t have any undeclared intelligence officers. If we did, we would expel them,” […]

International Solidarity Movement tour conveys Palestinian trauma to a stunned US audience

The other night in Brooklyn, I caught two activists from the International Solidarity Movement, Rana Nazzal and Joe Catron, describing their work in Palestine to 70 people crowded into the Commons Cafe. The tour continues tonight in Syracuse and on to many other venues in Canada and the States (and at times includes our own […]

Teen Solidarity Against The Merchants Of Death

Teen Solidarity Against The Merchants Of Death Above Photo: AVPs and others celebrate International Day of Peace, September 2017 Here in Kabul, as the rising sun begins to warm our chilly rooms, I hear excited laughter from downstairs. Rosemary Morrow, a renowned Australian permaculture expert, has begun teaching thirty-five young students in a month-long course on […]

Video: Susiya calls for greater international solidarity to stop demolitions following Israeli high court decision

On the top of the hill, at the edge of the village, Najah Moukhanam is looking with melancholy at her almond trees and blooming flowers that she planted. Her garden and tent can be destroyed at any time by the Israeli army. “I am tired. My body, my heart and my mind are tired,” Moukhanam […]

Act Now In Solidarity With Honduras

Once Washington recognized the president elect, the international community bent its knees…The power of the United States made itself felt with all of its force. All it took was for it to speak or the rest to break their silence. The protests against the fraud didn’t matter. It didn’t matter if there was or wasn’t […]

EU spreads more lies about Palestine solidarity movement

David Cronin Power Suits 24 January 2018 Vera Jourova, the EU’s justice chief, has repeatedly conflated criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism. (European Commission) One of the few good things about having a belligerent boor as US president is that it has prompted the media to be less obsequious. When Donald Trump describes much of Africa, […]

Putin calls on Israel to end occupation of Arab lands, proclaims solidarity with Palestine

Putin calls on Israel to end occupation of Arab lands, proclaims solidarity with Palestine  Russian president Vladimir Putin made the statement in a congratulatory letter marking the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People SEE ALSO TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Putin favors Palestinian state Putin Calls On Israel To End Occupation Of […]

Solidarity From Central Cellblock To Guantanamo

Solidarity From Central Cellblock To Guantanamo On Thursday, January 11, the sixteenth anniversary of the opening of the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba was marked by a coalition of 15 human rights organizations gathered in Lafayette Park, across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House in Washington, DC. An interfaith prayer service was […]

Haaretz smears the Tamimi family to counter worldwide solidarity with 16-year-old Ahed

Promote the blood libel? Check. Glorify terrorism? Check. Celebrate Israeli deaths? Check. Ahed Tamimi and her family aren’t fighting for peace, and they’re not just fighting the occupation: They’re fighting to destroy Israel, and their fight is seasoned with Jew-hatred ~ Haaretz 1/4/18 That is how Petra Marquardt-Bigman begins her article published yesterday in Haaretz, […]

Ahed Tamimi has polarized western opinion — but stirred some liberals to solidarity

The story of Ahed Tamimi’s resistance to the Israeli occupation of her village is of course the biggest story to unfold in Palestine in recent months, alongside the Trump/Jerusalem business, and we’ve been watching the reaction closely. Though people are dividing on Ahed’s soldier-slap in predictable ways — rightwing and even liberal Zionists want no […]

Syria Solidarity Movement Statement: US Coalition Out Of Syria Now!

Syria Solidarity Movement Statement: US Coalition Out Of Syria Now! Above Photo: From transcend.org 22 Dec 2017 – Both great powers, Russia and the USA, recently claimed victory over the Islamic State (aka Daesh, ISIS, ISIL) in Syria, but only one did the right thing in response. President Putin of the Russian Federation flew to Syria to […]

New Yorkers rally in solidarity with Ahed Tamimi

Through a bullhorn to cut through the hum of holiday shoppers, some forty people rallied in New York City’s Union Square Friday night in support and solidarity for Ahed Tamimi, the 16-year-old Palestinian girl arrested by Israeli soldiers during a December 19th pre-dawn raid of her family’s home in the occupied West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. […]

Envoy calls for Islamic solidarity in anti-Israel fight

Ferdosipour, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Amman, attended a meeting with Speaker of Jordan’s House of Representatives, Atef Tarawneh, to present invitation of Iran’s Parliament Speaker Larijani for taking part at an upcoming IPU Assembly in Tehran. The two sides also discussed and exchanged views on regional developments, in particular rejection of […]

‘Solidarity in Istanbul made Muslims hopeful about Palestine’

“Solidarity in Istanbul summit made the Muslims of the world hopeful about the issue of Palestine,” said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday. The Iranian president made the remarks during his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the OIC extraordinary summit in Istanbul of Turkey. The Iranian top executive also […]

Only grassroots activism and global solidarity can bring justice to Palestine

Less than a week after Trump’s announcement, predictions that it  will inevitably lead to greater violence appear to be coming true as Israel clamps down on protesters taking to the streets.  By Sunday night, over 800 Palestinians were injured, and four killed, in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, as well as the Gaza Strip, which has come under […]

Trump’s Jerusalem ‘reality’ is good news for Palestinian solidarity

It was an unusual week in the history of Jerusalem. Simultaneously, nothing changed; and everything changed. What changed was 70 years of US diplomacy and international consensus on the status of Jerusalem. What changed was belief in the possibility of a genuine 2-State solution. What changed was that Donald Trump was, for once, telling us […]

Solidarity In Action: Puerto Rico Relief Efforts Underway In New York

Above Photo: A woman holds a black Puerto Rican flag during a rally in Union Square this October. Credit: Dean Patterson. They called her “Screaming” Hurricane Maria on the island. Here, in New York and beyond, Diasporicans roar back with large and small acts of love, light and a reclamation of our Madre Tierra (Mother Earth). […]

“US Coalition Out of Syria Now!” Syria Solidarity Movement Statement

Related Posts Al-Moallem affirms, in a phone call with the Lebanese Foreign Minister, Syria’s support and solidarity to brotherly Lebanon Source Wednesday, 05 August 2020 Damascus, (ST) – Deputy Premier, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid al-Moallem in a phone call to Lebanese Foreign Minister, Charbel Wahba, expressed Read more Huge number of human organs found in one of terrorists’ hideouts in Syria […]

Writers and artists declare solidarity with persecuted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour

Since the night of October 11, 2015, when Israeli soldiers burst in and arrested Dareen Tatour from her home after she posted a poem on social media prosecutors later claimed encouraged violence, the Palestinian poet has been enmeshed in the absurdity of Israel’s selectively guaranteed right to free speech. Tatour was indicted on two counts, […]

Solidarity with Dareen Tatour now hot issue in Israel’s cultural wars

Hundreds of Palestinians are arrested, interrogated, and sentenced to Israeli prisons for their pronouncements made on Facebook each year. But the most absurd case of them is that of poet Dareen Tatour. Perhaps one reason Tatour’s row was heightened is the strangeness of how her ongoing trial is a mixture of poetry and legal proceedings, which has […]

UK "anti-terror" spies snoop on Palestine solidarity activists

Asa Winstanley Rights and Accountability 11 September 2017 A Prevent document says pro-Palestinian activism is a priority “anti-terror” theme. Click here to enlarge. (CAGE) Leaked local government documents show that UK spy agencies are gathering information on “pro-Palestinian activity” as part of controversial “anti-terrorism” strategy Prevent. Obtained by civil rights group CAGE, the documents are part […]

Israeli government threatens Jaffa theater over solidarity event for Dareen Tatour

In July 2014, when a 16-year-old Palestinian boy from East Jerusalem, Muhammad Abu Khdeir, was kidnapped and burned alive, it was a shock for the Arab-Palestinian public. People felt that the atrocity was a result of constant anti-Arab incitement by Israel’s top politicians and mainstream media. They also felt that the Israeli police and courts were […]

Christians urged to heed call for "costly solidarity" with Palestine

Ryan Rodrick Beiler Activism and BDS Beat 1 August 2017 Church-based activists are being urged by Palestinian Christian organizations not to be intimidated by Israel’s efforts to bully them into silence and inaction. (via Facebook) Recent months have seen a host of efforts by churches to apply economic and political pressure in support of Palestinian […]

Church leaders must be willing to pay a price for Palestinian solidarity

Well, you can’t say you haven’t been told. The Christian community in Occupied Palestine has just called time on 70 years of world-wide Christian/Jewish collusion in their oppression and slow demise. In an open letter to the World Council of Churches, they’re demanding a different course of action from their Christian sisters and brothers because, […]

Iraqi official: Iran-Iraq solidarity resulted in Mosul liberation

IRNA -The Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI) described the recent victories in Mosul as the result of Iran-Iraq solidarity and cooperation. Ammar Hakim made the remarks in a meeting Tuesday with Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) Speakr Ali Larijani, referring to Iran’s support for Iraq and other countries in fight against terrorism. Iraqi […]

Africa-Cuba Solidarity Reaffirmed at Namibia Conference

Related Posts Land-Based Ethics And Settler Solidarity In A Time Of Corona And Revolution Settler colonialism has been defined as a structure, not an event, meaning that settler societies like the U.S., Canada, and Read more Israel Pushes FIFA To Punish Argentina Over Solidarity with Palestine BUENOS AIRES – With the backing of the Israeli […]

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