Day: 19/05/2018

The one-state solution is the only solution

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Gaza wants Israel held to account for killing 60 Palestinians | CBC News

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In the aftermath of the bloodshed on Monday in the Gaza Strip, many Palestinians are demanding justice for the 60 people who were killed by Israeli forces, writes the CBC’s Middle East correspondent Derek Stoffel.

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Gaza: International inquiry needed to stem bloodshed and advance accountability

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Some States claim this Special Session is about targeting Israel. They are wrong. It is about targeting human rights violations. When security forces open fire on protestors who pose no imminent threat, they should expect scrutiny by this Council.

Source: Gaza: International inquiry needed to stem bloodshed and advance accountability

PFLP: Our struggle – not Trump – will decide the fate of Jerusalem

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The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine described the declaration of US President Donald Trump as a declaration of war against the Palestinian people and their rights that makes the U.S. …

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Gaza massacre ignites protests

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Worldwide demonstrations erupted after the Israeli massacre of unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza on May 14. Palestinians were asserting their right to return to their homeland and have been trying to breach the Israeli apartheid walls that confine 1.8 million Palestinians to a small strip of land under the most…

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Facing the Past in Montgomery: Beyond the Nakba to historical justice

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Sandra Tamari joined a delegation of Palestinian human rights defenders to attend the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, an ambitious project to give witness to formerly enslaved Black people terrorized by lynching in the South. “Truth-telling about the past is a requirement to finding a path to justice,” Tamari writes. “The Palestinian struggle for freedom, equality and justice is interlocked with other freedom movements in this country and around the globe. We celebrate the National Memorial for Peace and Justice because it brings the the truth-telling within it brings the U.S. one step closer towards finally, truly abolishing slavery and lynching. And we celebrate it because it brings Palestinians closer to our own freedom.”

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Holding Gaza close this Ramadan season and beyond

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Salena Tramel writes from Mali: “As West African Muslims celebrate the arrival of their holy month through fasting and prayer, they do so holding up Palestinians. They match that with action in the fight against land and water grabs, not only in the Sahel but also around the world.”

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