Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

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/Activestills.org) 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 http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/06/26/599495/Venezuelans-voice-solidarity-with-Iranians […]

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 http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2019/06/10/598173/Gazans-express-solidarity-with-administrative-detainees-in-Israeli-custody Related Posts Ethiopians have an opportunity at solidarity with Palestinians. Will they take it? Solomon […]

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 rt.com ‘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  Earthfirstjournal.org 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 Cooptv.wordpress.com 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 […]

Solidarity Isn’t A Slogan, It’s A Process

In this exclusive interview, a prominent Indian intellectual examines how imperialism operates in our time and proposes specific forms of solidarity with Venezuela. Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian, journalist, and Marxist intellectual. Among numerous books and articles, Prashad’s The Darker Nations stands out for its thorough account of Third World organizational efforts during the 20th century. […]

Solidarity And Support For Zapatista Resistance And Autonomy

The Mexican government is planning a series of mega-projects that threaten the autonomy of Zapatista communities and ways of life of indigenous peoples. January 2019 We, intellectuals, academics, artists, activists and others in solidarity, as well as organizations, associations and collectives from across the world, express our solidarity with the Zapatista Army of National Liberation […]

If not for Mondoweiss, our new “Return Solidarity” movement would be dancing in the dark

Why Mondoweiss? As an Israeli Jew who opposes Israel’s systematic oppression of Palestinians, I appreciate Mondoweiss immensely. The site connects me with others, who like myself, want equal rights for all. It also serves as a platform for the Palestinian grassroots activists I work to support, as they work to free Palestine. This year, when […]

Tokyo Solidarity With Okinawa Against Killing Of Henoko Coral

Tokyo Solidarity With Okinawa Against Killing Of Henoko Coral Tokyo, Japan – On US television, in US newspapers, and on US-based Internet news sites this week there is a near-perfect silence as our government begins to build in earnest, on the island of a peaceful and democracy-loving people in Japan, another military base. The coral […]

This Holiday Season, I’m Standing in Solidarity With Migrants

December 17th, 2018 By Kerri Kennedy Guest writer for Wake Up World Mary and Joseph fled their country to keep their child alive. We should embrace families making the same difficult choice today. This holiday season — a time so often associated with bringing family together — my thoughts keep turning to the families in the […]

Solidarity campaign launched in support of Israa Jaabis

PLO’s Committee for Prisoners and Freed Prisoners launched a solidarity campaign for burns victim Israa Jaabis who is being held in an Israeli jail. Entitled “Freedom and Treatment: A Right for Prisoner Israa”, the campaign has been setup to pressure occupation forces to provide Israa with medical care to tend to her wounds. In a […]

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