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Islamophobia and more | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Mazin Qumsiyeh (photo: Carolin Smith)

Ed. note: At the end of this blog post, sign up for webinars on Challenging Islamophobia sponsored by United for Peace and Justice, which is partnering with the Muslim Justice League, the Council on American Islamic Relations [CAIR], and the American Friends Service Committee. Seventy years ago on 9 April 1948, my mother’s friend Hayah Balbisi in school (both at ...

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Colonial Settlers | Mazin Qumsiyeh

The banner says "freedom" but verbally they call for two states.

The explosion that destroyed an Israeli satellite two days before it was to launch is worrying Israeli elite apartheid rulers. The wind, as the Arabic proverb goes, does not always go the way the ships want to go. …. Meanwhile, we the people must change our approach and stop playing the game using the rules placed on us by the bankers.

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Snow and Subservience | Mazin Qumsiyeh

It is snowing here in Palestine.  My visitors from Gaza (a child being treated and his father) wish to go back to their family even though their wife tells us that they have no water and no electricity and that parts of the refugee camp that they live in is flooded (in Rafah).  But we are all concerned for the ...

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Notes on the status of our world | Popular Resistance

… Citizens of Western Countries must demand that their governments stop supporting this sick game of divide and conquer that also fosters Christian, Islamic and Jewish fanaticism. Long-term, there will be separation of religion from state politics whether in Palestine Israel as a “Jewish state” or in Egypt or elsewhere. We will have our own renaissance. But for now, perhaps ...

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Popular Resistance: Beit Laham | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Bethlehem (Aramaic for House of Laham, the Canaanitic God of Sustenance) area is decked in colors and the best and most beautiful lights are the smiles on the faces of our children.  On Saturday evening, we attended a christian service that was a joint service with the National Cathedral in Washington DC. The Palestinian children bell choir was uplifting.   ...

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Rachel Corrie and human rights violations in the media | Popular-Resistance

blogged at http://popular-resistance.blogspot.com/2012/08/rachel-corrie.html It is hard to believe that we lost Rachel Corrie in March 2003. Our pain makes it feel like only yesterday especially now that a consistently biased lying Israeli judge justified exonerating her killers by vilifying the International Solidarity Movement (see links below). As a Palestinian who happens to also hold a US passport and most importantly ...

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Nakba anniversary message | Popular Resistance

On this 64th anniversary of the Nakba we mourn the ethnic cleansing that began in 1948 and that continues today with silent transfer, home demolitions, land confiscation and more. But we also celebrate an amazing resilience and success of the Palestinian endogenous people against incredible odds … We are grateful to be participants in shaping a better future for all.  ...

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Concluding statement of The Welcome to Palestine Campaign April 2012 | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Concluding statement of The Welcome to Palestine Campaign April 2012 (and below that some links to relevant issues) The concluding conference for the Welcome to Palestine campaign was small because most of our friends were denied the opportunity to visit us.  Most have been denied their right to board airplanes and to come visit this tormented land and others still ...

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Abbreviated News from Mazin and Call to Action from the Welcome to Palestine 2012 Campaign

Tens of thousands of media stories appeared just in the last 48 hours (ranging from social media to mainstream media).  All major Israeli media covered the campaign. Some media outlets doing several stories (almost on a daily basis). Our websites in different countries including support websites recorded significant increase in hits with a logarithmic growth after our phenomenally successful press ...

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