Category Archives: Protests Against Israel’s Genocide

Pro-Palestinian Dutch activist passes away at 91 on Wafa

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Pro-Palestinian Dutch activist Margriet Teders passed away last Tuesday in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She was 91.
…Teders hung the Palestinian flag on her house walls. She also raised it on her apartment balcony so people passing by would be reminded of the justice of the Palestinian cause, as she used to say. “Sign here to demolish the Israeli wall in the occupied Palestine,” and “The Apartheid state is committing genocide,” were only a few of the slogans Teders used to hold during protests calling for freedom of Palestinians.

Continue reading at http://english.wafa.ps/page.aspx?id=ZnBEUja96586749699aZnBEUj

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YFS demands York divest and effect free education on Excalibur

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On February 1, the York Federation of Students (YFS) assembled a crowd of about 150 students in Vari Hall—filling its three floors and overrunning the then-ongoing poster sale—for “Drop Fees, Not Bombs,” a rally to demonstrate student support for York to divest from all arms manufacturers and to implement free tuition.

YFS President Rawan Habib said: “The reason many of us are here today is because of a violent process of commonization of genocide, and we can’t forget that.”

Moe Alqasem from Students Against Israeli Apartheid—one of five founding organizations of the YU Divest campaign—emphasized the struggle of Palestinian victims, particularly civilians killed by “Israel when it goes into Gaza,” with weapons provided by the five global arms manufacturers York accepts investments from: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Textron, and Amphenol.

Continue reading at https://excal.on.ca/yfs-demands-york-divest-and-effect-free-education/

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Women’s Rally for Ahed Tamimi And Palestine an Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

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More than 200 protesters attended the Jan. 6 “Women’s Rally to Free Ahed Tamimi and all Palestinian Child Prisoners” in front of the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles… The event was co-sponsored by Jews for Palestinian Right of Return and Al-Awda (the Palestine Right to Return Coalition), and endorsed by Jewish Voice for Peace-Los Angeles, North America BDS, American Indian Movement (AIM), Black Lives Matter (BLM) Pasadena, CODE PINK and Progressive Democrats of America (PDA)… “We know what oppression looks like. We know what genocide looks like,” said Idle No More organizer Lydia Ponce, citing the parallels to the Native American oppression in the U.S.

Continue reading at https://www.wrmea.org/human-rights/womens-rally-for-ahed-tamimi-and-palestine.html

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Gaza: Stop the genocide! Grand gathering on December 16th in Paris by CAPJPO – EuroPalestine

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We will show our solidarity with all those who are in the dark and cold because of an inhuman siege, while our cities are illuminated. And together we will send a strong message to our leaders who are complicit in a deadly blockade that starves, despairs and slowly kills two million women, men and children.

How can we accept such a genocide in the 21st century? Total imprisonment for more than 10 years, imposed by Israel with the complicity of Egypt, bombing, deprivation of drugs, drinking water and electricity.

Continue reading at http://www.europalestine.com/spip.php?article13602

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Bay Area rallies in solidarity with Palestine on Liberation

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More than a thousand people rallied and marched through the streets of San Francisco December 9 in solidarity with Palestine and the struggle for self-determination, all in the wake of Trump’s bald declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Chants echoed throughout Civic Center: “There is only one solution: intifada, revolution!” and “Netanyahu you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide!”

Continue reading at https://www.liberationnews.org/fwd-bay-area-rallies-in-solidarity-with-palestine/

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Rivlin Addresses Spanish Parliament, Highlights Democratic Values, Tolerance on Jerusalem Post

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While his address was largely self-congratulatory, telling lawmakers what they wanted to hear, his words only reached about half the elected officials who make up the Congress and Senate were present. Outside the parliament during his speech, there was a pro-Palestinian demonstration, at which protestors held banners on stating in Enlish: ”You are Zionists, not Children of Israel.  Stop Genocide in Palestine…Reuven Rivlin, nobody wants you to be in Spain.” The protestors asserted that Rivlin’s proper place was in prison for his crimes against the Palestinians.

Continue reading at http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Rivlin-addresses-Spanish-parliament-highlights-democratic-values-tolerance-513605

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Restaurante do Recife é alvo de polêmica após colar adesivo de boicote a Israel / Restaurant in controversy for a boycott Israel sticker on FolhaPE

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[Google Translate] Social networks circulated support opinions and also boycott the Papaya Verde restaurant, located in the neighborhood of Espinheiro, North Zone of Recife. It all started when the establishment fixed stickers produced by the Palestine Alliance of Recife (APR)  on the door containing the inscriptions “Free Palestine! It’s not war, it’s genocide! Boycott Israel! ”

Many people, through Facebook posts, have positioned themselves on the subject. Some defended the position, referring to the right of expression of one of the owners, who is of Palestinian origin. Others accused Papaya Verde of using a “hate speech.”

… The FolhaPE Portal also received a note from João Asfora, who wrote:

“I have never, in my entire life, treated anyone in the restaurant, whether Muslim, Jewish, Umbandist, spiritist or evangelical. I have always been an activist of the causes of the oppressed and exploited, and especially of the cause of the Palestinian people.

The stickers taken as offensive express my peaceful struggle for the rights of this people who suffer all kinds of violence from an abusive apartheid regime. As for the use of the word genocide in the stickers, anyone who says there is no genocide in these Israeli incursions in the Gaza Strip is at least blind or ill-intentioned.

Yes, I am a Palestinian! I am proud of my homeland and I am not deaf to the suffering of my people. I do not accept the genocidal Israeli government in the same way I do not accept the stupid Brazilian coup government.”

Continue reading at http://www.folhape.com.br/noticias/noticias/cotidiano/2017/10/10/NWS,44747,70,449,NOTICIAS,2190-RESTAURANTE-RECIFE-ALVO-POLEMICA-APOS-COLAR-ADESIVO-BOICOTE-ISRAEL.aspx

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Activists in Buenos Aires hang posters of Netanyahu in Nazi uniform on Palestine News Network

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Pro-Palestinian activists in Buenos Aires hung posters of Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in the Hitler’s Schutzstaffel  Nazi uniform prior to his visit to Argentina. The signs had pictures of  Netanyahu under the words “Wanted for crimes against human rights and the genocide of the Palestinian people”… Argentina is Netanyahu’s first stop on a multi-state tour to Latin America, as he will be the first Israeli  Prime minister to visit Latin America.

Continue reading at http://english.pnn.ps/2017/09/11/activists-in-buenos-aires-hang-posters-of-netanyahu-in-nazi-uniform/

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Canadians protest in front of Israeli consulate on ABNA

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Canadian leaders say we share values with Israel but we know Canadians surely don’t value apartheid or ethnocracy, nor support oppression, racism, occupation, colonization and genocide rather people who make Canada their home value human rights and dignity, freedom, democracy, international law, freedom of movement, so we gather together to unite for Palestine, to unite for Al Asqa, to unite for those under 10 years of seize in Gaza, to unite until Palestine is Free.

Continue reading at http://en.abna24.com/news/america/canadians-protest-in-front-of-israeli-consulate_845337.html

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