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Palestine Solidarity Day

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was called by the United Nations in 1977 to acknowledge the ongoing struggle of Palestinians living under Israeli rule.

To mark the day, teleSUR looks at the debate around the two-state solution, Fidel Castro's support for the Palestine people and how Palestinians came to live under one of the most brutal occupations in history.

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Is International Palestine Solidarity Just a Symbolic Gesture?

The state of Israel continues to humiliate the Palestinian people, deny them basic human and civil rights while at the same time receiving legitimacy from most world powers who hold the last say over international resolutions that at times condemn Israel and its abuses. READ MORE

Fidel Stands Up for Palestine

 

Fidel Castro: More Than a Friend of Palestine, Much More

Cuba’s solidarity with the Palestinian and other struggles in the Middle East and North Africa began only months after the 1959 revolution. READ MORE

What Palestinians Can Learn from Cuban Leader Fidel Castro

Cuba’s geographical position as a small island next to the Empire conjures associations of the Palestinian boy with stone in hand, bravely facing off against the Israeli tank. READ MORE

Future of 2-State Solution?

 

From 2-State to 1-State Solution in Palestine

Over the past 15 years or so Israel has repeatedly demonstrated that it has little to no interest in achieving a two-state solution with the Palestinians as it continues to build new settlements in the West Bank on internationally-recognized Palestinian land, not to mention the continuing shift in Israel’s political landscape toward an even more reactionary, far-right position. READ MORE

Latin American Solidarity

 

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

 
  • Upon the founding of Israel in 1948, Israeli authorities and Jewish extremist militias ethnically cleansed up to 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

    Upon the founding of Israel in 1948, Israeli authorities and Jewish extremist militias ethnically cleansed up to 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

  • Israeli left-wing activists in Tel Aviv demanded fresh peace talks with Palestinians on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the killing of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and as violence flares.

    Israeli left-wing activists in Tel Aviv demanded fresh peace talks with Palestinians on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the killing of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and as violence flares. | Photo AFP

  • Arrests of Palestinian children have been dramatically increasing each year.

    Arrests of Palestinian children have been dramatically increasing each year. | Photo AFP

  • The lawsuit will claim that the Balfour Declaration led to the Nakba, the Palestinian term used for the creation of Israel which means catastrophe.

    The lawsuit will claim that the Balfour Declaration led to the Nakba, the Palestinian term used for the creation of Israel which means catastrophe. | Photo IMEMC News

  • Jordanians feel that the ruling Hashemite dynasty are forcing them to fund the Israeli occupation of Palestine against their basic consent.

    Jordanians feel that the ruling Hashemite dynasty are forcing them to fund the Israeli occupation of Palestine against their basic consent. | Photo EFE

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