Is International Solidarity Now Just a Symbolic Gesture?
Is International Solidarity Now Just a Symbolic Gesture? Source: Reuters
By Mohamed Hemish
“The UN and a number of its member states use symbolic gestures, like the day of solidarity, to distract attention from their failure to apply actual sanctions in response to Israel's crimes,” Journalist Joe Catron told teleSUR English. Read More.
A Call for Solidarity with Palestine and the World's Oppressed
By Noura Khouri
“Israel is perfecting surveillance, and one of the top occupation profiteers, through the surveillance of the Palestinian people. Using knowledge and expertise gained from assisting in the occupation of Palestinians, the Israeli defense systems company, Elbit, has made millions exporting surveillance worldwide – and increasingly in Latin America. While, Israel’s role in arming dictators and oppressive regimes in Latin America during the last century is well documented, Elbit, is at the forefront of a new growing movement working in at least five Latin American countries, as well as along the U.S.-Mexico border.” Read More.
Black-Palestinian Solidarity: Beyond Concepts of Natural Allies
By Zoe Samudzi, republished from Truthout
Througout the recent years there have been a number of comparisons between the plights of Palestinians and Black people in the United States. But can true solidarity exist between Black folks and Palestinians in the U.S. without addressing global anti-blackness? Read More.
Latin America Stands with Gaza
Lessons From Arafat on Defying Settler Colonialism
By Magid Shihade
Fatah and Arafat called for resistance to Israeli settler colonialism in Palestine hoping that a liberated country could emerge. Read More.
5 Acts of Latin American Solidarity with Palestine
As the world commemorates the United Nations’ International Day for Solidarity with Palestinians, it is important to remember that many countries in Latin America have been some of the most vocal supporters of Palestine and its people. Read More.
Infographic on 2014 Gaza War
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