From Mexico to Palestine: Resisting militarisation through transnational solidarity by Erick Viramonte

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The fighting companion from Palestine, linked resistance against Israeli colonialism with resistance against militarisation, especially in southern Mexico. He asserted that “Palestine is our future here in Mexico too, because it combines neoliberalism, colonialism, apartheid, corruption, war, crime, all in the name of law and order for some people against others.” He emphasised common trends in both cases, such as the divisive policies that underlined violence against compatriots, genocide, land appropriation, dispossession, advancement of mega-projects that bring crime, drugs and prostitution, and the instalment of fear among the population to sustain militarisation.

Continue reading at https://english.alaraby.co.uk/opinion/resisting-militarisation-mexico-palestine

Buffalo solidarity with Palestine by Nigel Bouvart

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Activists from Workers World Party, Democratic Socialists of America and Food Not Bombs gathered in Buffalo, New York, Aug. 24, in solidarity with Palestine against Israeli occupation and terrorism… Demonstrators chanted “Palestine is on our side, Zionism is genocide!” and “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.” Speakers drew connections between institutional racism, by the carceral system at home, and the genocide of Palestinians, and they called on the U.S. to cease arming and funding the Israeli settler-colonial regime and to stop sending its police, a terroristic occupying force, to Israel for training.

Continue reading at https://www.workers.org/2022/09/66464/

Within Our Lifetime Rally Toolkit on WOL

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From August 5th to August 7th, forty-nine Palestinians, including seventeen children, were murdered in cold blood in air strikes by occupation forces throughout Gaza and over 350 Palestinians were wounded. As rallies, marches, vigils and social media campaigns continue to be organized around the world to honor the martyrs of Gaza and to defend the Palestinian right to resist, this toolkit remains a resource for all those fighting for Palestinian liberation and return.

In response to the occupation’s latest genocidal attack on Gaza, we have added the full list of the names of the martyrs in Gaza and high resolution posters of them at the bottom of the page. Print them out and take pictures with them at protests and at home to continue the call to honor the martyrs of Palestine.

Continue reading at https://wolpalestine.com/resources/rally-toolkit/

Chicago activists show out for Palestine by Blake BG

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On August 9, a few hundred protesters and several organizations held a rally to raise awareness about the continued onslaught on the Palestinian people by the Zionist Israeli government.

The event was hosted by the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine, which included the U.S. Palestinian Community Network and Students for Justice in Palestine…. One speaker noted that of the two million or more people who reside in Gaza, nearly 60% are children. According to Al Mayadeen, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced that the death toll of Palestinians killed by the Israeli occupation forces in 2022 rose to 129, including at least 34 children. Fifteen or more children were added to this total in the past week as a result of the genocidal attacks on Palestinian cities.

Continue reading at https://www.liberationnews.org/chicago-activists-show-out-for-palestine/

The National Union of Metalworkers spokesperson, Phakamile Hlubi-Majola, during the Global South rally launching the initiative in 2020, calls for #UNinvestigateApartheid on the BDS National Committee Twitter account

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“Ultimately I think this is the goal of this rally, is to mobilise the world, mobilise the globe, mobilise the working class, mobilise the masses to defend the people of Palestine. This is a moral and just war. No other position on the issue of Palestine is acceptable, quite frankly. Because if you’re going to support Israel, then you are supporting genocide, you are supporting racism, you are supporting ethnic cleansing.”

Continue watching at https://twitter.com/BDSmovement/status/1545002810441404421

Student Forcibly Removed, Israeli Security Intimidation at Protest outside Union Event hosting Israeli Ambassador by Andrew Wang on The Oxford Student

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Dozens of protesters gathered this afternoon outside the Oxford Union’s event hosting Tzipi Hotovely, the Israeli Ambassador to the UK. Chants of ‘Genocide in slow motion,’ and ‘Oxford Union shame on you’ could be heard throughout the event, even from inside the Union Chamber. 

Continue reading at https://www.oxfordstudent.com/2022/06/17/protest-at-union-event-hosting-israeli-ambassador-student-forcibly-removed-israeli-security-intimidation/

Ottawa students walk out of class in support of Palestinian people on CTV News Ottawa

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“They’ve been through years and years of genocide and I think it’s really good for us as a school to be protesting for Palestine, because they don’t really get a lot of air, like nobody really knows what’s going on in Palestine.”

Continue watching at https://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/students-walk-out-of-gloucester-high-school-for-protest-1.5909472

Minnesotans march on 74th anniversary of Al Nakba by Meredith Aby-Keirstead

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“The United States gives the Israeli apartheid state around $4 billion in military aid every single year. Aid that is used to raid refugee camps. Aid that is used to hold Palestinian political prisoners. Aid that is used to seize homes and land. Aid that is used to kill journalists. Aid that props up apartheid and genocide. President Joe Biden is on record saying, ‘America’s support for Israel’s security is unshakable, period.’”

Continue reading at http://www.fightbacknews.org/2022/5/15/minnesotans-march-74th-anniversary-al-nakba

A protestor proudly waving the Palestinian flag during a rally in solidarity with Palestine in Toronto, Canada on VPalestine


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Banner leading a Toronto march in solidarity with the indigenous Palestinian people reads: “Stop Palestinian Genocide: End Zionist Apartheid.”

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Rally in support of Palestine held in Temple Terrace on 10 Tampa Bay

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Community organizers supporting Palestine and its allies gathered at the intersection of North 56th Street and Fowler Avenue. The Resistance of Tampa Bay group states its mission was to raise awareness and protest “the ongoing genocide of the Palestinian people.”

Continue reading at https://www.wtsp.com/article/news/local/tampa-palestine-rally-israel-temple-terrace/67-1894ed47-53f1-4066-81eb-abeac1c57de1