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We can’t breathe until we’re free! Palestinians stand in solidarity with Black Americans | BDS Movement

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition in Palestinian society that leads the global BDS movement, stands resolutely in solidarity with our Black brothers and sisters across the US who are calling for justice in the wake of the latest wave of insufferable police murders of Black Americans, including George Floyd in Minneapolis, Tony McDade in Tallahassee, and ...

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Sanders won’t attend AIPAC conference, accuses it of providing platform for ‘bigotry’ | TheHill

Bernie Sanders shown in a screenshot from The Hill website

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) blasted the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on Sunday in a statement confirming that he would not attend the pro-Israel organization’s annual conference. Sanders tweeted that he would not attend the conference due to AIPAC’s connection to “leaders who express bigotry and oppose basic Palestinian rights,” an apparent reference to the current administration of Israel headed ...

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For Palestinians the Irrelevancy of International Law | Jeff Halper

The American “recognition” of Israeli settlements are not “inconsistent with international law” demonstrates nothing more dramatic than the bankruptcy of American foreign policy — though in fact that previous American governments took virtually the same position: they may have recognized the settlements’ illegality under international law, but de facto ignored it and allowed Israel to confiscate Palestinian lands, build its ...

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