Posts Tagged ‘oppression’

Victims of Systemic Oppression Caught Looting TJ Maxx in LA

“White supremacy” was on full display this week when two African American men were filmed looting a TJ Maxx store in Los Angeles. Two men casually walked out of a crowded TJ Maxx in Granada Hills recently, their arms full with what appeared to be stolen items. “That looks great,” one man said as video […]

Yemen’s War Against Women – Oppression Takes On Radical Undertones

Note to readers: I have included in this article comments I have collected from women over the past few months as part of a research paper I’m conducting on Yemen as well as already published quotes from reputable rights organisation so that victims could be given a voice and their trauma told in their own […]

Fight against oppression must coexist with a call for humanity

The genome of the oppressor lies in the oppressed. Once the oppressed gets the power and privilege he too becomes the oppressor. The bitter experience of oppression and the memory it leaves in the subconscious mind serve as fertile ground for the oppressed to turn oppressor when the equations change. In the absence of reforms and education, […]

Let’s have a frank talk about Israeli oppression and antisemitism

The dam is breaking.  It has been seven years since Operation Protective Edge — the obscenity in which Israel’s merciless bombardment of Gaza killed more than 2,000 Palestinians, more than 500 of them children.  Frankly, they have been seven lean years in which progress in that struggle seemed demoralizingly difficult: more of the same slow, steady […]

The sad saga continues: occupation and oppression of Palestinians

Here we go again with yet another deadly and devastating Israeli military attack on Gaza that has captured the world’s attention. However, this current crisis is notably different in scope from the numerous previous major Israeli war crimes against Gaza. This time there was already ongoing Palestinian resistance to Israeli provocations and violence in occupied […]

Six unprecedented days of resistance and oppression in Haifa

Since Sunday, May 9, events in Haifa have been moving so fast that I couldn’t write fast enough to describe them. Every night there are mass detentions of Palestinians – activists and other residents that happened to pass in the police’s trail. Every morning dozens of relatives, friends, and comrades gather in front of the […]

Britain: Jews lead fight against the oppression of China’s Uighur Muslims

As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness.  But few encounters have affected Hasenson-Gross as profoundly as the one she had in 2019 with Rahima Mahmut, a UK-based activist for the rights of Uighurs, a Muslim minority that is the target of […]

Britan: Jews lead fight against the oppression of China’s Uighur Muslims

As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness.  But few encounters have affected Hasenson-Gross as profoundly as the one she had in 2019 with Rahima Mahmut, a UK-based activist for the rights of Uighurs, a Muslim minority that is the target of […]

Migrant Justice in Vermont refuses to ‘sanitize’ oppression in Palestine

Migrant Justice (Justicia Migrante) is a Vermont-based organization dedicated, in its words, “to build the voice, capacity, and power of the farmworker community and engage community partners to organize for economic justice and human rights.” In early December, the organization demonstrated again its unwavering solidarity with their oppressed brothers and sisters in Palestine. It categorically […]

“Free” Shoes Are Reparations for Slavery and Oppression

This video was from back in October, but really just goes to show the kind of people who are being elevated in the spotlight by the jewish media monopoly. It’s ridiculous how a guy stealing shoes has a pair of shoes “stolen” from him as he walks out. [embedded content] 00

“We Suffer Under Ruthless Oppression of Brutal Jewish Occupation” – Polish National Socialists

After minute 80, you will hear the revolutionary Nordic Resistance Movement in English language interviewing National Socialists in Poland talking about the situation in their country. The current government is pro-Jew (Satanic) and anti-White. 00

Ilhan Omar Declares Riots ‘Uprising Over Centuries of Racial Oppression’

Radical Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has declared the months of violent, bloody rioting across America the result of “centuries of racial neglect and oppression.” In a video rant released on Sunday, the Somalia-born Minnesota Congresswoman appeared to praise the civil unrest gripping America: “As we speak, we are in the midst of an ongoing uprising […]

The Nakba: Seventy Years of Oppression, 1948-2018

May 15th marks the 70th anniversary of Israel’s statehood. Palestinians refer to this as the Nakba, the Catastrophe, when more than 700,000 Palestinians left their homes from fear or were forcibly removed by Israelis who took their homes. On this 70th anniversary of the occupation, the people of Gaza have been staging a non-violent demonstration, The […]

The Youth in Palestine Must Break Free from Dual Oppression

As global voices continue to demand the freedom of 17-year-old teenage Palestinian girl, Ahed Tamimi, Israeli authorities have arrested nine additional members of her family. Those who were detained on February 26 include Ahed’s 15-year-old cousin, Mohammed Tamimi. Israeli troops had shot Mohammed in the head last December, shattering his skull. The teenager, who is […]

Has So-Called ‘Humanitarian Aid’ Become a Euphemism for Oppression?

The latest Oxfam sex abuse scandal does not exist in a vacuum. It is not the first time that aid groups have been accused of sexual misconduct towards the very people the entities purport to protect, and without significant change, it will not be the last time that such allegations emerge. The current debacle began […]

Going Underground – The Ballymurphy Massacre – Oppression, Amnesty and Collusion in Northern Ireland w/ Chris Hazzard

Going Underground – The Ballymurphy Massacre – Oppression, Amnesty and Collusion in Northern Ireland w/ Chris Hazzard Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com We investigate the Ballymurphy massacre – 36 hours in Belfast that left up to 11 civillians dead in August 1971. Sinn Fein member of parliament Chris Hazzard denounces proposals to give British Crown […]

‘Symbol of oppression:’ German college in hot water over controversial burqa course

The “Headscarf and Hijab in Dresden – dress codes in Islam” – listed by the Dresden adult education center as part of its curriculum for the spring and summer semester – stirred the wave of public indignation. The one-day course offers participants an opportunity to get an insight into the “origin and meaning” of various […]

Vic Mensa’s searing piece in ‘Time’ on Israeli oppression is prefaced by clunky disclaimer re anti-Semitism

Rapper Vic Mensa has published a wrenching piece in Time Magazine about “oppression and abuse” in Palestine. He saw elderly women being “punched in the face” by Israeli soldiers, saw hundreds of children being harassed and detained, and felt a solemn obligation to bear witness. But check out two of the opening sentences in the article: […]

Fauda: An Israeli Netflix Series that Makes Oppression Sexy

JERUSALEM (Opinion) — Palestinian resistance is legitimate and sanctioned by the inalienable right that all oppressed people have to resist their oppressors and occupiers, even with the use of arms. Israeli violence is raw and unchecked brutality intended to keep Palestinians from raising their heads. But the conventional wisdom is that Palestinian resistance is terrorism […]

Tearing Down Monuments Of Oppression Is First Step To Decolonization

Hundreds of activists from various groups crowded into the American Museum of Natural History in New York City this past Columbus Day to take part in activist group Decolonize This Place‘s unofficial tour of the museum. As the activists stopped at each of the sections of the museum displaying the culture and history of various non-European […]

Balfour Centenary: Celebrating 100 years of injustice and oppression

“It’s God’s work…” By Stuart Littlewood On 7 November, in London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, there’s to be “a unique event drawing Christians and Jews together in celebration of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and all that it led to”.  Christians will be reaching out to support the Jewish community and the state of […]

Israel’s occupation: 50 years of Palestinian oppression

After 50 years of Israeli war crimes on Palestinian land, the world has to act and ban Israeli settlement goods. “Everyone has a right to live in his home and no one may uproot him.” These were the words of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Knesset event this week marking 50 years of […]

Iraq’s Sunni Mufti said oppression led Kurds to seek independence

nsnbc : The mufti of Iraq’s Sunni community, through a representative, said the Iraqi governments’ oppression against Kurds prompted the Kurdistan Autonomous Region to […]

Boiler Room EP #127 – The Oppression Commiseration (And Similar Topics)

Tune in to the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) for another LIVE broadcast of ‘The Boiler Room’ tonight 6:00 PM PST | 8:00 PM CST | 9:00 PM EST for this special broadcast. Join us for uncensored, uninterruptible talk radio, custom-made for bar fly philosophers, misguided moralists, masochists, street corner evangelists, media-maniacs, savants, political animals […]

UK banks ‘complicit’ in Palestinian oppression, rights group claims

British high street banks including HSBC and Barclays are a “crucial link in the chain” of Palestinian oppression as they invest in and loan money to companies who supply arms to Israel, a campaign group has claimed in a report. The “Deadly Investments” report by War on Want explores the business relationship between the UK’s financial sector […]

HSBC "crucial link" in oppression of Palestinians

Asa Winstanley Activism and BDS Beat 12 July 2017 Campaigners protest inside an HSBC branch in Brighton. (Brighton BDS) UK financial institutions hold almost $14 billion worth of shares in companies that provide equipment to the Israeli military, a new report shows. High street banks are some of the worst offenders, with Barclays holding $1.5 […]

Black Oppression and White Guilt – Do You Feel It?

Paul Davis, ContributorWaking Times To my white brothers and sisters, what did you feel when you read the title of this article? Did you feel put off? Did you think ‘here we go again’? If so, you may be suffering from white guilt defensitus. Or it could be that your just ‘sick and tired […]

Memo to Trump: US won’t escape Mideast wars until Israel ends oppression of Palestinians

     As Donald Trump heads out to the Middle East, the Israel supporters are in panic mode. They are confused by statements from the U.S. consulate saying that the western wall is not in Israel. They are afraid that Trump will put pressure on Israel over its neverending settlement project. They are concerned that Trump […]

Memo to Trump: US won’t escape Mideast wars till Israel ends oppression of Palestinians

As Donald Trump heads out to the Middle East, the Israel supporters are in panic mode. They are confused by statements from the U.S. consulate saying that the western wall is not in Israel. They are afraid that Trump will put pressure on Israel over its neverending settlement project. They are concerned that Trump seemed […]

Saudi clampdown on Awamiyah reminiscent of Israeli oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP

Alwaght – The former Bahraini member of the parliament Jalal Firuz compares Saudi regime’s crackdown on protests in Al-Awamiyah with the Israeli regime’s oppression of the Palestinians.  Al-Awamiyah, a small town in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province of al-Qatif, has recently witnessed violent clashes as Saudi regime force have responded with iron fist to minority Shiite […]

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