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/
The campaign slammed the attacks as “a form of intellectual and cultural terrorism practised by the occupying power [Israel] against Palestinian existence and identity in Jerusalem.”
Samidoun said the raids “come hand in hand with the pursuit of ethnic cleansing and genocide in Jerusalem through home demolitions, land confiscation, extrajudicial killings and residency revocations in an attempt to erase the Palestinian and Arab character of the city.
“The arrests … make clear that Israel is once more escalating its attacks on Palestinian cultural institutions and Palestinian culture itself in the city. We urge all artists of conscience to speak out and join the call for their immediate release.”
Continue reading at https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/w/call-solidarity-after-arrests-following-raids-palestinian-cultural-centre-jerusalem
This Sunday, July 5, 2020, six major cities in Florida will be mobilizing direct action by activating a statewide “Day of Rage”. The main objectives of these rallies will be to oppose the annexation of Palestinian territory, protest the Deadly Exchange program and, ultimately, stand against the genocide of the Palestinian people. The six cities participating in this demonstration are Gainesville, Tallahassee, Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami. Alongside Palestinian liberation, this “Day of Rage” will give a platform to other international struggles and further augment the Black Lives Matter campaign.
Continue reading at https://samidoun.net/2020/07/u-s-funds-palestinian-genocide-florida-is-furious-join-statewide-day-of-rage-on-5-july/
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network strongly condemns the detention of Hisham Ghalia and Mounis Hammouda in U.S. migrant detention and urges all to participate in the below action. Click here to take action.
Of course, the issue of migrant detention is not confined to the cases of Palestinian refugees; we join in the call for an immediate end to migrant detention – often indefinite – by U.S., Canada, Australia and other states. The detention of migrants and refugees is a violent act of criminalization that traumatizes traumatized people, tears apart families and subjects people to massive rights violations, in a context of racism and oppression. We also note the settler colonial nature of all of these states, built on the theft of Indigenous and Native land and genocide of Indigenous and Native people, while constructing detention centers to exclude migrants and refugees from this stolen land. We also note the racist migrant detention, attacks and criminalization by the Israeli state and institutions targeting African migrants and refugees, a vicious and anti-Black policy carried out by a settler colonial state based entirely on the dispossession of the Palestinian people, the theft of Palestinian land, and ongoing genocide.
Continue reading at http://samidoun.net/2015/11/take-action-free-palestinian-refugees-held-in-us-migrant-detention-center/