10 Year Old Palestinian Girl Reporting on Anti-Israel Protests

“10-yo Palestinian girl who calls herself ‘Janna Jihad’ storms internet with reports from anti-Israel protests, sparks controversy “~ RT A ten year old Palestinian child has taken the internet by storm with her coverage of the Israeli occupation brutality.  Many have criticised her involvement at such a young age but this is indicative of a…

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Please boycott us, Governor Cuomo

The following letter was sent to Commissioner Ro-Ann M. Destito, New York State Commissioner of the Office of General Services, following 2016 Executive Order 157 of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.  The Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees is the corporation that provides fiscal sponsorship to the Free Palestine Movement and other social justice organisations,…

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Palestinian refugees talk about living without a state at Columbia Public Library

According to Jalal al-Jayyousi, one of the organizers, there were at least 120 present, with standing room only in a room that ordinarily accommodates up to 100. http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/local/palestinian-refugees-talk-about-living-without-a-state-at-columbia/article_19d69746-d60a-5208-9230-29cde5acdd00.html Palestinian refugees talk about living without a state at Columbia Public Library Daniel Brenner/Tribune Buy this photo Palestinian refugees Mariam Fathallah, left, and Amena Ashkar speak during…

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The $10,000 Nakba Tour Deficit

From Paul Larudee, Nakba Tour coordinator “You mean they will actually pay us to come and speak?” This was Amena’s reaction when I told her that the North America Nakba Tour would be self funding.  In the Middle East and often in Europe, speakers are usually funded by philanthropists or institutions with deep pockets.  We had no such backing, but…

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Tears on Capital Hill and Amena’s Stuffed Animal Stampede for Palestinian Children

The North America Nakba Tour literally brought Washington DC to tears a few days ago.  Mariam and Amena had meetings with staffers of several members of Congress, and distributed letters (published in Dissident Voice) to signers of the Leahy letter.  Their testimony brought tears to the eyes of one of the staffers as it has to…

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