Category Archives: Protests Against Israel’s Genocide

Events and Protests for the Days of Resistance for Palestine: Get involved and take action August 7 through 9! by Samidoun

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Today, the program of Israeli annexation continues to threaten Palestinians in the West Bank, including the most fertile agricultural land of the Jordan Valley, which is still slated for Israel’s latest land grab. Of course, this is simply the continuation of over 72 years of land theft, dispossession, apartheid and genocide – but it requires continued mobilization and action to confront, alongside the siege on Gaza, the mass imprisonment of Palestinians, the demolition of homes, the denial of Palestinian refugees’ right to return and further war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Continue reading at https://samidoun.net/2020/08/events-and-protests-for-the-days-of-resistance-for-palestine-get-involved-and-take-action-august-7-through-9/

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Pro-Palestinian students walk out of Israeli Consul’s lecture on Roya News

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As Dayan began speaking, dozens of students rose to their feet and stood in the aisles, holding signs that read “Settlements are a war crime.”
Pro-Palestinian students participated in a silent walk-out of the event, leaving Dayan speaking to a mostly empty room.
One of the students shouted at Dayan, “The settlements are genocide”, before walking out.

Continue reading at https://en.royanews.tv/news/19218/Pro-Palestinian-students-walk-out-of-Israeli-Consul-s-lecture

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Anti-Israel protesters urge Ann Arbor council to approve 7-word resolution on MLive

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Blaine Coleman and Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, who have appeared before council with “Boycott Israel” signs for years to protest the killing of Palestinians, returned Monday night, Aug. 19. They urged council to adopt a seven-word resolution stating: “We are against military aid to Israel.”.. Savabieasfahani compared the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinians to European colonizers killing Native Americans and building a new country “on their dead bodies.”
“Genocide is bad. Killing people who are living in their homes and not bothering you is bad,” she said.

Continue reading at https://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/2019/08/anti-israel-protesters-urge-ann-arbor-council-to-approve-7-word-resolution.html

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Thousands march in solidarity with Palestine in London on Anadolu Agency

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Thousands of people marched through central London in a bid to end Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands and the blockade on Gaza.

.. One of the protesters was Allison Pierce. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Pierce said she was “appalled” by what’s happening to Palestinians.
She said: “Do you want to know why I’m here today? I am absolutely appalled by what’s happening to the Palestinians. I think it’s genocide and I think it is murder.”

Continue reading at https://www.dailysabah.com/europe/2019/05/11/thousands-march-in-solidarity-with-palestine-in-london

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DePaul professor ignites free-speech uproar with unabashed pro-Israel views by Valerie Richards

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His article last month declaring that Israel has a “moral right to annex all of the West Bank” has made him persona non grata on campus, the focus of student protests and a Faculty Council vote condemning his article for promoting “racism toward Arabs generally and Palestinians in particular.”
At a campus forum Tuesday on Middle East politics and academic freedom, a dozen students walked out chanting, “Jason Hill, you can’t hide, we know you want genocide,” as shown on video by Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul.

Continue reading at https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/7/jason-hill-israel-support-ignites-depaul-free-spee/

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Palestinian Prisoners Day brings attention to human rights violations on The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Anna Ben-Hur, a junior student majoring in STPEC, attended the event because she felt connected to Palestinian issues. “My family is part Israeli, although I am American. I have visited there and was confused about the conflict and genocide there,” she said. “This event successfully raised awareness of these issues. We cared about Palestinian rights.”

Continue reading at https://dailycollegian.com/2019/04/palestinian-prisoners-day-brings-attention-to-human-rights-violations/

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