On Monday, Iran is hosting a meeting of the Non Aligned Movement urging global action to end what top Iranian officials have called the “genocide” in Gaza. Certainly meaningful action is desperately needed. And if Iran and other governments are serious about taking action and the charge of genocide, they have an avenue open to…more »
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Rania Masri A very moving speech by Rania Masri, the keynote speaker, during the ‘Texas For Gaza’ protest on August 2, 2014 in Austin, Texas. We apologize that the first words and last minutes of the speech were not captured due to phone recording problems. The opening began with, “Yesterday, the Obama administration said that…more »
From Gaza to You From You to Gaza For the children, call your representatives and ask them to stop providing financial aid and weapons to Israel. Thank you for being one of the powerful! People Power can change the world! Please help spread the word.
Running for Freedom in Gaza: Palestinians Set to Compete in San Francisco Marathon 7 young adults prepare to cross the finish line for freedom and a viable future for Gaza. Right to Movement: Facebook: Right To Movement – Ramallah حرية التنقل Photo Op: Come meet them at the Finish Line July 26, 2014 San Francisco…more »
VICE news is on the ground reporting from Gaza and Israel. Watch here. A video emerged Monday that is described as showing a Palestinian man repeatedly shot and ultimately killed by a sniper while he searched for his family in the devastated neighborhood of Shujaiyeh. The man, wearing a green shirt and black pants, was…more »
Petition Background The Israeli military carried out a second night of airstrikes in Gaza July 8. As of Wednesday morning, July 9, at least 29 Palestinians had been killed since the airstrikes began July 7, including seven children under the age of 16.  At least two Israelis had been lightly wounded by rocket fire…more »
The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Cognitive Liberty recommends reading The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappé for a more in-depth understanding of how the policies put in place and practice, to establish and maintain the state of Israel, have ethnically cleansed Palestine and Israel of indigenous Palestinians. Please help spread the word.
The Pope’s visit to the Holy Land (today’s Jordan, Palestine and Israel) has been the focus of many activists hoping to get the Catholic pontiff to speak out in favor of the Palestinian cause. One such symbolic act was done through an artistic lens. The Palestinian Museum, a new museum set to open in the…more »
Sami W. Abeed USTREAM video of the discussion and community statements from a historic night at UCSC: Divestment Bill passed on campus. Here’s my statement from 5 AM in the morning today. It is 5 AM and I’m still coming down from one of the most exciting nights of my life. Tonight, the UC Santa…more »
UC Santa Cruz Divest Press Release Posted on May 29, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Historic UCSC Divestment from Companies Complicit in the Violation of Palestinian Human Rights Challenges UC Regents’ Anti-Divestment Policy Santa Cruz, California—May 28, 2014—At approximately 2:45AM, the University of California, Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly (SUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment…more »