Posts Tagged ‘solidarity’

This May Day, Palestinian workers call for US solidarity

The Israeli occupation of Palestine is dehumanizing in thousands of ways. The military steals dignity, individuality, basic freedoms, and often people’s lives. One site of this dehumanization is the massive military terminals that tens of thousands of Palestinian workers must pass through every day. This film gives a glimpse of one stage of the demeaning, […]

Stand With Haiti! A Call For Solidarity

Above photo: Black Alliance for Peace. This statement, written by Haiti Action Committee and signed by over 60 organizations, commemorates the 10th anniversary of the return to Haiti of former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and First Lady Mildred Aristide. It calls for support of the resistance by the Haitian people to the US-backed dictatorship of Jovenel […]

Turkey supports Ukraine, NATO solidarity at Russia’s expense – analysts

 Russia’s restrictions on flights to and from Turkey beginning on Thursday will hurt Turkey’s economy, but Ankara has shown it is prioritizing its relationship with NATO by supporting Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, analysts told The Media Line. For more stories from The Media Line go to themedialine.org Moscow has been reinforcing its troops […]

مواقف تضامنية مع الصحافية صابرين دياب ورفض إقدام الاحتلال على احتجازها قسرياً في منزلها Solidarity with the journalist Sabreen Diab and rejecting the occupation’s forced detention in her home

المصدر أعلنت الحملة الأهلية لنصرة فلسطين وقضايا الأمة، في بيان انه «منذ أسبوع والصحافية المناضلة صابرين دياب من قرية طمرة في فلسطين المحتلة عام 1948، تتعرّض للاحتجاز القسري في منزلها من قبل سلطات الاحتلال الصهيوني، وذلك لمنعها من ممارسة أي نشاط وطني أو قومي في مواجهة الاحتلال ودعم قضايا الأمة ورموزها». وأشارت الحملة في بيان […]

San Diego Protesters In Solidarity With Migrant Caravan

Above photo: Protesters march through San Ysidro. Marcos Perez. On March 13, the Party for Socialism and Liberation hosted a march and banner drop beginning at Larsen Field, in the San Ysidro neighborhood of San Diego, next to the Tijuana-San Diego border. Other organizations in attendance included Socialist Alternative, Immigrant Justice League, San Diego Sunrise […]

Honduras: Solidarity Needed As More Activists Are Killed

Two Indigenous activists were murdered in Honduras during December in less than a week, confirming the country as amongst the deadliest in the world for those opposing land grabs and environmental destruction. The killing of Tolupan Indigenous leader Adan Mejia took place three days after the murder of Lenca farmer leader Felix Vazquez. They join a […]

Mondoweiss Podcast: Building the Palestine solidarity movement with Ahmad Abuznaid

Podcasts Michael Arria and Dave Reed speak with US Campaign for Palestinian Rights Executive Director Ahmad Abuznaid about the future of the Palestine solidarity movement, challenges to expanding BDS work, and how the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights is engaging with Jewish anti-occupation groups. Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / […]

Netherlands Pays Tribute to ‘February Strike’ on 80th Anniversary of Mass Solidarity Action with Jews Facing Nazi Persecution

Jewish Cultural Quarter, Amsterdam. Photo: Holland Tourism Ministry. The Netherlands on Thursday marked the 80th anniversary of the “February Strike” in Amsterdam and other Dutch cities and towns against the round-up of Jews by the occupying Nazis. Tens of thousands of Dutch citizens participated in a general strike that began on Feb. 25, 1941 after […]

Global Solidarity Is Needed During The Pandemic To End Medical Apartheid

Some of the truths the COVID-19 pandemic is exposing about the United States are its racial disparities in health and access to health care. Black and Indigenous people are more likely to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 than white people. They are two to three times more likely to be hospitalized and […]

US farmers and food justice groups declare ‘solidarity’ with Indian farmer protests

Image Credit: AFP U.S. farmers and food justice advocates on Thursday published a statement of solidarity with Indian farmers protesting deeply unpopular new laws and “the forces of neoliberalism” imposed at the prompting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s far-right, Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party.  “We stand with India’s farmers! Now let’s connect the dots between […]

February 20: Day Of Action In Solidarity With Alabama Amazon Workers

By Support Alabama Amazon Workers, Popular Resistance. February 17, 2021 From Mississippi to Connecticut, North Carolina to California, workers, labor and community activists have resoundingly responded to the call for a National Day of Solidarity with Alabama Amazon Workers issued by the Southern Workers Assembly. More than 40 actions (and counting!) are now planned to […]

Why Antony Blinken is a symbol of solidarity between US, Ukrainian Jews

 In 1904, a 25-year-old Ukrainian Jew named Meir Blinken and his young family began settling into a new life in New York’s Lower East Side. Though they were far from home, they were by no means alone. In fact, they were just one of thousands of families who had arrived in America after fleeing Ukraine […]

BAP Solidarity Network Demands Biden End War In Afghanistan

Above photo: Jalil Rezayee/EPA, via Shutterstock. In response to the Biden administration suggesting it will not complete the withdrawal of U.S. forces, per the Doha Agreement of February 2020, the Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network demands the United States end the war in Afghanistan. The BAP Solidarity Network, comprised of non-African/Black people and organizations […]

Europe shows its support for Belarus Solidarity Day

The colours of the Belarusian flag were projected into the sky over the Latvian capital in a show of support for the Belarus opposition movement. Riga was just one of many cities heeding a call to make February 7 Belarus Solidarity Day. The request came from Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the leader of the opposition movement who […]

Global solidarity builds for Issa Amro, facing sentencing by Israeli military court

Issa Amro is an anti-apartheid activist in the occupied city of Hebron in Palestine who is dedicated to nonviolence, though he has been arrested by the Israeli military more times than he can remember. “I was arrested, detained, attacked many times… I used to be detained and arrested around 25 times a year,” he says. […]

How The Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Actions Changed Their Lives

By Emily Fagan, The Tyee. January 30, 2021 Above photo: A year after he first took a stand on the steps of the BC legislature, Kolin Sutherland-Wilson and his wife are expecting their first child. Rodney Mitchell. A year later, three Indigenous youth behind the 2020 BC legislature protests say the real work still lies […]

AOC offers solidarity to Jewish community after Confederate flag tied to NYC Holocaust museum

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AOC offers solidarity to Jewish community after Confederate flag tied to N.Y.C. Holocaust museum

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Protesters Gather In DC In Solidarity With Assange

By Sam Carliner, Medium. January 4, 2021 Above photo: Free Assange protesters marching outside the British Embassy in Washington D.C. on Jan 3. 2021. The D.C. protest drew press freedom supporters from around the country in preparation for the extradition verdict on January 4th. Press freedom activists and independent journalists endured the cold and rain […]

Mutual-aid Organizing For Food Security Puts Solidarity Over Charity

By Jade Guthrie, Rabble.ca. December 13, 2020 Above photo: Joel Muniz/Unsplash. Since May, Justice for Migrant Workers (Justicia) has delivered over 2,000 boxes of fresh produce to migrant farm workers across the province. Each of the FoodShare food boxes feed two to four people, meaning that thousands of workers have been relying on these deliveries. Co-ordinating weekly […]

Standing with Farmers in Solidarity by CSOs

New farm bill 2020:  Why farmers are protesting? Farmers from several Indian states are protesting against three new Agriculture Reforms Acts, that the government says will open up the tightly-controlled agriculture sector to free-market forces. It is claimed that the bills, passed by India’s parliament make it easier for farmers to sell their produce directly […]

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 Hits: 18

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 […]

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