“The Palestinian struggle for freedom and justice is intertwined with global justice struggles of other oppressed communities. The COVID-19 crisis demonstrates these intersections and provides an opportunity for global mobilisation in support of racial, Indigenous, social, economic, gender and climate justice” – Apoorva PG, South Asia Coordinator for the BDS National Committee
Ishmael Khaldi’s success as an Israel diplomat, as well as his experience as a Palestinian of abuse at the hands of the security services, exemplifies Israel’s hybrid version of apartheid.
George Floyd’s death and the violence that Palestinians who live under Israeli occupation face both reflect the oppression of racist, unjust societies.
The Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council (JVP HAC) joins the multitude of social justice groups and community-led calls for an end to the structural and systemic racism in, and violence by police forces across the country towards Black Americans.
Peter Miller explains the parallels and linkages between US law enforcement practices and what Israeli forces use to maintain the occupation in Palestine.
“We must remember that George Floyd didn’t die due to a lack of oxygen. He died because of a lack of justice,” Palestinian artist Taqi Spateen tells Mondoweiss.
Michael Arria speaks with Adalah Justice Project Executive Director Sandra Tamari and Black for Palestine co-founder Khury Petersen-Smith about how the Palestine Solidarity Movement can stand in solidarity with the movement for Black lives.
The inextricable similarity between the murders of George Floyd and Eyad El-Halaq has reinvigorated the longtime bond between the struggle for Palestinian liberation and the fight for black liberation in the US.
From Gaza to Minneapolis, from all of Palestine to virtually every city in America, it is one huge interconnected, powerful struggle for justice and liberation that is being birthed.
From Ramallah to Haifa to the Gaza Strip, Palestinians in the homeland are joining the global denunciations of systems of racial supremacy. This video compiles some of their statements of solidarity, including “We see you,” “your pain is our pain,” and affirming the belief that justice will prevail.