OAKLAND SIN FRONTERAS MAY DAY 2019

Oakland, CA I Oakland Sin Fronteras

Eyewitness Palestine delegates Mohammed S., Lara K., Sharif Z. and so many others were out at May Day 2019 in Oakland this year,  uplifting International Workers Day and community voices against US Imperialism, ICE, Prisons and Cages.

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BLACK WOMEN CREATE A FORCEFIELD OF SUPPORT AROUND ILHAN OMAR

San Francisco, CA  I The Nation

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Rebecca P. has a new article out in The Nation, featuring an interview with #BlackLivesMatter co-founder Patrisse Cullors about Black women's solidarity with Ilhan Omar, the connection between Black and Palestinian freedom, and shared struggle in the face of rising fascism. 

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TRUMP DECLARES GOLAN HEIGHTS A PART OF ISRAEL

Washington DC I Democracy Now

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Noura Erakat is featured on Democracy Now! responding to #Trump's announcement that the U.S. will recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied #GolanHeights, in defiance of international law and decades of U.S. policy. Trump announced the move via Twitter Thursday, writing, “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognize Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the State of Israel and Regional Stability!”

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WE NEED A NEW STANDARD FOR WHEN POLITICIANS SHOULD STEP DOWN

Richmond, VA I Other Words

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Tracy R. has a message for us:

“It goes like this: Morally speaking, if you hurt people, and you can’t humble yourself to consider the feelings of those you’ve harmed, you have to step down.

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