This year, despite the COVID-19 quarantine, Palestinians across the world will mark the Nakba
May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel
Israel continues its oppressive policies against Palestinians and has seized fresh Palestinian lands and demolished houses. It is also refused calls to release Palestinian prisoners in light of the COVID-19 emergency
The Palestinian territory has been under a debilitating blockade since 2006, imposed by both Israel and Egypt.
We also take a look at the order for the release of Whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Israel’s approval of an apartheid road in occupied Palestine.
This video is part of the effort by Palestinian BDS National Committee to bring together the campaign for a military embargo against Israel with various struggles against militarism and state repression in the global south.
The case was filed over Georgia’s “pro-Israel” law that requires independent contractors to sign a pledge against the boycott of Israel. Martin refused to sign the pledge on the grounds that it infringes upon her right to speech and expression.
Hala Marshod spoke on what Trump’s ‘peace deal’ means for the Palestinians, who have been living under Israeli occupation and facing apartheid since 1948