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Palestine’s Fight for Justice by Lara Sanli

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Zionists have inhabited Palestine since 1948, when over 750,000 indigenous Palestinians were expelled from their land during the Nakba (or “The Great Catastrophe,” as it is known by Palestinians), the deliberate mass expulsion, ethnic cleansing, and genocide intended to facilitate the creation of the new state of Israel. The Nakba didn’t start and end in 1948— it still continues today, as Palestinians are displaced and killed while Israel works to build more settlements.

Continue reading at http://ucsdguardian.org/2019/04/14/palestines-fight-justice/

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Between xenophobic rhetoric and human tragedy by Hassan Imran

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Multiple political, security, economic or religious factors are behind these waves of uprooted refugees and immigrants fleeing their home country for countries they have only heard of. Political and security reasons include genocide and ethnic cleansing, as was the case with Palestinian refugees in 1948 and the Rohingya refugees nowadays. 

Continue reading at https://www.trtworld.com/opinion/between-xenophobic-rhetoric-and-human-tragedy-25273

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Behind The Fence, They Sing of Freedom on International Solidarity Movement website

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A call for international human rights defenders to come to Palestine mid May (May 13 – May 19th) 2019 to support the cultural boycott of the Eurovision Singing Contest in Tel Aviv.
… Whilst the colonization forces prepare historical Palestine for the upcoming Eurovision singing contest, the stage is also being set for further oppression and genocide of the Palestinian people.

Continue reading at https://palsolidarity.org/2019/04/urgent-action-alert-behind-the-fence-they-sing-of-freedom/

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Protesters march through the Mission to point out troubles in Gaza on San Francisco Chronicle

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The marchers unfurled a massive Palestinian flag and carried it down Mission Street from the 24th Street and Mission BART station, past vendors sprinkling chili and lime on fruit cups, past the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and past produce markets where customers juggled plastic bags of avocados and corn in their arms while taking videos on their cell phones of the passing throng.
“People, people, choose a side, human rights or genocide?” the demonstrators chanted.

Continue reading at https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Protesters-march-through-the-Mission-to-point-out-13729206.php#photo-17149972

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In ‘Zaitoun,’ Yasmin Khan Looks at Palestinian Food With an Activist’s Eye by Cassandra Landry

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To Assil, it’s actually Khan’s perspective as an informed outsider that allowed her to capture nuance and present a clear chorus of voices. “Obviously, the Palestinian community is one of many that has experienced war and genocide and imperialism. Khan is in a unique position to understand how all those struggles are connected,” she says. “It’s important to evaluate those intersections and see that it’s not just one microcosm or one group of people. She comes from that history. She understands the root causes.”

Continue reading at https://www.bonappetit.com/story/yasmin-khan

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Democrats Say No to Largest Pro-Israeli Lobby on AlBawaba

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The AIPAC conference kicked off on Sunday amid protests by Palestinian rights advocates who waved Palestinian flags outside the Washington Convention Center. “I’m here today because it’s time that the world understands what the reality is in occupied Palestine,” Donna Nassor, an activist, said at the rally. “It’s been 70 plus years of incremental genocide. I’m also here because the American people need to understand what our tax dollars are doing and how it is causing suffering to Palestinians, as we support war criminals in Israel.”

Continue reading at https://www.albawaba.com/news/democrats-say-no-largest-pro-israeli-lobby-1271066

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7 Palestinian chefs that are doing it for the culture by Zeina Jhaish

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…food represents so much more than blind consumption. Food is what unites us. It brings us closer to our loved ones through gatherings, and sharing secret recipes that lasted generations. Food is a happy occasion.

Sadly, food is also political, particularly for the Palestinians. This has become abundantly clear as Israel continues its cultural genocide of Palestine through the theft of food culture. 

Continue reading at http://muslimgirl.com/53177/7-palestinian-chefs-that-are-doing-it-for-the-culture/

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Human Rights Council holds general debate on the human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories

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International-Lawyers.Org called the Council to put an end to human rights abuses occurring in Palestine.  In Gaza, unarmed civilians including children, medical personnel, journalists and persons with disabilities had been victims of live ammunition by soldiers, particularly during the great march protests.  As all actions were taken with the intention to destroy Palestinian people, the Council was urged to investigate whether Israel was committing genocide against the people of Palestine.

Continue reading at https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=24354&LangID=E

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