Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

Sayyed Nasrallah Expresses Solidarity with Protesters, Says Opposes Gov’t Resignation

Political Part after 18:35 Source: Al-Manar English Website Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah expressed solidarity with protesters’ demands warning that if Hezbollah took to streets, it will not leave before reaching the goals that it came for, “even if we had to stay a day, a month, or a year or two.” In a speech […]

Finding a path to an enduring Black-Palestine solidarity

When I visited a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank with a group of activists from working-class Black neighborhoods in the United States, I was astonished to discover just how much it reminded me of home. But then it didn’t. By Eli Day The Dream Defenders on their fourth delegation to Palestine, 2019. (Erik […]

At UN Session, US Empire in Decline and Global Solidarity on the Rise

As the United Nations General Assembly conducts its fall session, Popular Resistance is in New York City for the People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet. Themes of the mobilization are connecting militarism and climate change and raising awareness that the United States regularly violates international laws, including the United […]

Interview: Lebanese Solidarity with Palestinian Refugees

Author’s Note For two months, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon have been in rebellion against new labor laws discriminating against them and against Syrian refugees. Already denied more than 70 jobs, in order to work in Lebanon Palestinians must now apply for costly work permits and pay into social security for services they are denied. They also […]

Palestinians show solidarity with Kashmir at protest outside Indian Embassy in Washington DC

India recently revoked Article 370 of their constitution, a provision which gave the Jammu and Kashmir region special status as a self-governing territory. The move strips the region of any autonomy they had, and the Indian government quickly flooded the region with thousands of troops and instituted a communication black out. They cut off internet […]

Solidarity and unity in opposing global militarization: BNC statement on Kashmir

The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society, shares the shock and anger of Kashmiris and democratic forces in India and across the world over the authoritarian decision of the Bharatiya Janta Party-led Indian government to effectively nullify overnight the relative autonomy of the state of Jammu and […]

Ethiopians have an opportunity at solidarity with Palestinians. Will they take it?

Solomon Tekah was shot and killed by an Israeli police officer because he was black. As a Palestinian I know exactly what that feels like. By Ashraf Ghandour Israeli police remove an Ethiopian-Israeli from a demonstration on Ayalon Highway following the police shooting of Solomon Tekah, July 2, 2019. (Oren Ziv/ For over […]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’ Above Photo: via Block the Factory On 1 July, activists closed down two Israeli-owned arms factories in the UK. The protesters took this action “in solidarity with the Palestinian people“. “Elbit kills for profit” In the early hours, activists occupied the roof of arms manufacturer Elbit’s Ferranti factory in Oldham, […]

Putting the solid into solidarity to prevent the Steal of the Century

My own political experience was shaped by the international struggle against Apartheid in South Africa. Teenage weekends were often spent at huge anti-apartheid rallies and smaller demonstrations. I didn’t really understand the politics of settler colonialism, the minutiae around land reclamation, or even the wider socialist goals that many within the movement espoused. I did, […]

Venezuelans voice solidarity with Iranians

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas People in Venezuela have voiced their support for Iran in its standoff with the United States. They say that Washington’s policies against Iran will fail, adding that if world nations remain united, they will foil US plots. Press TV’s correspondent Jesus Silva reports from Caracas. Source Article from […]

Russian media solidarity for Golunov contrasts with loathsome US/UK press bootlicking over Assange

Solidarity with the Russian reporter, who was arrested on flimsy drugs charges, is welcome, but not from those trying to score geopolitical points while ignoring, or facilitating, attacks on journalism at home. Predictably, much of the US/UK media & political reaction to the arrest of Golunov has attempted to frame the episode as the Kremlin […]

Gazans express solidarity with administrative detainees in Israeli custody

Ashraf Shannon Press TV, Gaza Support for Palestinian prisoners behind Israeli bars continues to grow in the Gaza Strip. Weekly events are being held in the coastal enclave to boost the morale of prisoners.  Source Article from Related Posts Sayyed Nasrallah Expresses Solidarity with Protesters, Says Opposes Gov’t Resignation Political Part after 18:35 Source: Al-Manar […]

Senior cleric calls for unity, solidarity in face of enemies’ plots

Addressing the Friday prayers sermon, Ayatollah Emami Kashani referred to the recent remarks by the Leader of Islamic Revolution on the importance of unity and solidarity among people, saying that the nation, authorities and different political parties should follow the Leader’s instructions to achieve the Islamic Revolution’s ideals. The senior cleric noted that the US […]

To wear or not to wear? Jews divided after Germans asked to don kippah in show of solidarity

Germany’s anti-Semitism commissioner, Felix Klein, urged citizens across Germany to wear the Jewish skullcap if there are attacks targeting Jews during the Al-Quds Day march in Berlin. The suggestion came as a complete U-turn after Klein earlier advised Germany’s Jews against wearing their kippah at all times, citing safety concerns. Also on ‘Capitulation to […]

CALL TO ACTION: JUNE 15 – Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request

CALL TO ACTION: JUNE 15 – Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request Above Photo: From Greetings from unceded Unist’ot’en territory, The Unist’ot’en are counting on supporters to mobilize in a big way for the next step in our legal battle. From June 11-14, the BC Supreme Court will rule on the interim injunction. It will either […]

750 Guests Attend Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin

750 Guests Attend Solidarity Event For Venezuela In Berlin Above Photo: From 750 guests attend Solidarity Event for Venezuela in Berlin on May 28, 2019. „Solidarity with the Progressive Forces of Latin America“ – Greetings from Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza and speech by Deputy Foreign Minister Yván Gil. Translation partly based on articles by the […]

Palestinians reject Madonna’s ‘fig-leaf gestures of solidarity’

Thanks for this article, Jonathan. I’ve been going cross- eyed reading the coverage of the ‘protests’ by Iceland’s band and Madonna aka Esther who did the opposite of what Palestinian civil society asked. They put lipstick on the pig and that is all. It’s actually more detrimental to justice to have done as they did. […]

Social Movements of Venezuela in Solidarity With the Embassy Protection Collective in Washington

Social Movements of Venezuela in Solidarity With the Embassy Protection Collective in Washington A significant number of social movements and groups in Venezuela issued a statement on Wednesday in support of the protection collective at the Embassy of Venezuela in Washington, consisting of a group of people who defend the building before Carlos Vecchio’s intentions […]

Barcelona LGBTQ+ organisation cancels Eurovision party in solidarity with Palestinians

Barcelona’s long-established LGBTQIA organisation El Casal Lambda has cancelled this year’s edition of its annual Eurovision party at the city’s primary LGBTQIA centre, and joined over 100 LGBTQIA groups boycotting the contest in Tel Aviv, in solidarity with Palestinian human rights. In a statement on Wednesday, El Casal Lambda said they had cancelled the event, […]

Solidarity With Venezuela Now! Protect The Embassy

Solidarity With Venezuela Now! Protect The Embassy Above: Activists gather in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC in March, 2019. We are writing to you from inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC where we are taking action against a US coup of the independent and sovereign Bolivarian Republican of Venezuela. The Embassy Protection […]

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