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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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LOVE KNOWS NO BORDERS : CALL FOR MIGRANT JUSTICE

San Diego/Tijuana Border  I American Friends Service Committee

Eyewitness Palestine delegates Shakeel S., Emily B., Ossama K., Zahra B., Rae A., Ariel V., Lynn G. and others took part in the Love Knows No Borders mass mobilization on Monday, along the Tijuana/San Diego Border.

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FROM DC TO PALESTINE: STATE VIOLENCE, THE LAW & HOW WE RESIST

Washington, DC I JVP DC Metro

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Noura E. and Justice Delegation Member Justin H. will be speaking at the "From DC to Palestine: State violence, the law & how we resist" in Washington DC.

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Letter: Lawyers and Advocates Demand Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Stop Denying Entry to Human Rights Advocates

New York, NY I Center for Constitutional Rights

Eyewitness Palestine delegates from the 2018 Justice Delegation, as well as delegation leaders Huwaida Arraf and Jamil Dakwar, signed onto this letter of over 100 lawyers and advocates to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing concern over Israel's policy of detaining and denying entry to human rights advocates.

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