Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

On the anniversary of the UN’s day of solidarity with the Palestinian people

Editor’s Note: The following statement was released today by the One Democratic State Campaign. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the declaration of the United Nations General Assembly on November 29 as an occasion for […]

What is to be done: reflections on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Gaza has been under a hermetic, medieval blockade for almost 14 years now since 2006. In that year, a fact-finding mission headed by anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu was denied entry to Gaza to investigate the Beit Hanoun massacre where Israel killed 19 civilians, including women and children, in a single airstrike. At […]

Pope Francis Urges Solidarity In A COVID-19 World In Rare Op-Ed

Pope Francis called for solidarity in a world gripped by the coronavirus, praised health care workers and chastised governments and individuals who selfishly thought only of themselves during a global pandemic, writing in a New York Times op-ed published on Thanksgiving. Francis remembered the nurses who helped save his life from severe pneumonia at the […]

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’

Lecturers Show Solidarity With Protesting Students Following ‘Racial Profiling’ Row Above photo: Staff read out a statement in solidarity with protesting students. Vincent Cole Manchester Evening News. Staff told students ‘We are with you. We are here for you.’ University of Manchester, UK – Teaching staff held a show of solidarity with their students following […]

Dozens of Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Fellow Inmates

Posted on October 15, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians October 15, 2020 60 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails today launched an open-ended hunger strike in solidarity with three of their fellow inmates held in solitary confinement, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA. [embedded content] The spokesman for the Commission of the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Hassan […]

Solidarity, Direct Action, And Self-Determination: Kasa Invisível

By Meghan McGee, GEO-coop. October 9, 2020 Above photo: The flagship occupation of Kasa Invisível. An Occupied Social Center Becomes a Hub of Mutual Aid in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Zapatistas have said the best solidarity anyone can offer is to start their own social centers, projects, movements, and revolutions wherever they are based. In […]

Shutting Down AFRICOM, International Solidarity And The US Elections

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. October 5, 2020 October 1, 2020, marked the twelfth anniversary of AFRICOM, the United States military’s presence in Africa. An international day of action was organized to call for AFRICOM to be shut down and for the US to stop interfering in Africa. Ajamu Baraka, a human rights defender […]

EU Migration Pact Unveiled – “Mandatory Solidarity”

All the member states of the EU need to “share the burden,” either by accepting hordes of invaders or financing them, in the new EU pact. Bitchute link 00

Solidarity Across Species

Solidarity Across Species Above photo: Workers at Jones Meat & Food Services in Rigby, Idaho on May 26, 2020. Natalie Behring/AFP via Getty Images. The destruction and exploitation of non-human life has forced different kinds of animals into closer and closer contact with each other, increasing the likelihood that viruses like COVID-19 will emerge. We are […]

Israelis’ much-vaunted solidarity, honed by war, has failed in time of plague

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New Simón Bolívar Institute For Peace And Solidarity Among Peoples

Above photo: Foreign Relations Ministry of Venezuela. A Refreshing Contribution from Venezuela to the World. The founding of the Simón Bolívar Institute for Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples on September 6, 2020 marks a new political milestone. In the most difficult of circumstances, having to cope with not only the U.S. and Canadian sanctions but […]

The real reasons Israel showed solidarity with Lebanon after the Beirut blast

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Telegram changes emoji of Belarus flag in solidarity with protesters | #TheCube

The instant messaging app Telegram has been at the centre of the protest movement in Belarus. The platform has now become the first to change the country’s flag emoji. Protests against the rule of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko have been underway since the country’s disputed election on August 9. The official result handed Lukashenko a […]

BLM Protesters Ask People in Finland to Raise a Fist in Solidarity, Locals Make a Heart-Warming Gesture

BLM is on a world tour, trying to make Whites all over feel guilty for supposedly oppressing the Blacks with all our racism. Apparently these Finns do not understand to throw up the Commie fist properly. (Or maybe the Finns know the dangers of Communism, which is why the repelled the Soviety invasion in the […]

‘I ask you for your support and solidarity’: Prof. Imad Barghouthi writes from Ofer prison

Editor’s Note: The following letter is being circulated by Scientists for Palestine. You can sign a petition demanding Prof. Barghouthi’s release here. Dear colleagues,  Israeli authorities arrested me on July 16th 2020 simply because of my publicly-expressed opinions and social media activity. I am currently in the Ofer prison camp, located near Ramallah city. I […]

Israeli expats hold anti-Netanyahu solidarity protest in New York’s Washington Square

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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 […]

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