Women leading justice movements worldwide recognize more and more Israel’s involvement in systems that oppress them. They increasingly see the Palestinian call for a military embargo on Israel as not just a demand by Palestinians, but also as linked to their own liberation and justice struggles.
The protest was also against the attempts by the Moroccan government to normalize ties with the state of Israel
AU is a continental union consisting of all 55 countries of the African continent. Palestine has an observer status at the AU.
The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement
Palestinians held rallies, strikes, and marches across the West Bank and Gaza on Tuesday. These actions, along with similar protests in the region, are expected to continue on Wednesday
Professor Haidar Eid of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel talks about the resistance on the ground against Israel’s attempts to create an open-air prison in Gaza, the trajectory of the Great March of Return and the way ahead for the Palestinian resistance.
More than 200 Palestinians, including children, women, and medics were killed and around 4000 injured by Israeli forces during the last one year as IDF forces used live bullets against unarmed protesters.
The UN’s independent international commission of inquiry found that IDF snipers intentionally targeted and killed unarmed civilians. One of the largest massacres took place on May 14, when around 60 people were killed and more than 1,100 injured by Israeli forces.
In April, shortly after the beginning of the Great March of Return protests, Bensouda had issued a statement, expressing deep concerns over the brutal violence by Israeli forces.
Since 2005, the Palestinian-led global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has paved the way for grassroots mobilization in this direction.
Khan Al Ahmar is home to about 180 residents belonging to the Jahalin Bedouin tribe, who were expelled from their homes and lands in the Negev Desert in the West Bank in the 1950s.
The demolition of the village, located in the eastern desert hillside of Jerusalem, has been planned to connect the illegal Jewish settlements of Kfar Adumim and Maale Adumim with East Jerusalem