BY Mick Kelly | Minneapolis, MN | 6/07/15
Twin Cities activists will host a live stream event with long time Palestinian American leader Rasmea Odeh and her defense attorney Michael Deutsch, Thursday, June 11
6:00 p.m., 4200 Cedar Avenue, in Minneapolis.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 6/01/15
The authoritative Lebanese news outlet Al-Manar is reporting that the Yemeni resistance scored a victory over the U.S.-backed Saudi military on June 1. The report states, “Dozens of Saudi soldiers were killed and scores were captured in an attack carried out by the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees on a Saudi camp in Asir region.”
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 6/01/15
Palestine solidarity protesters gathered at the busy intersection of Summit and Snelling Avenues here, May 29, to demand Israel immediately halt air strikes on Gaza and for an end to U.S. aid to Israel.
BY Mick Kelly | St. Paul, MN | 5/29/15
St. Paul, MN – An emergency response protest to Israel’s May 26 airstrikes on Gaza will happen here May 29 at 4:30 p.m., at the intersection of the Summit and Snelling Avenues in Saint Paul. The action is sponsored by the Women Against Military Madness Middle East Committee and the Anti-War Committee.
BY Marisol Marquez | Tampa, FL | 5/25/15
More than 120 people packed a room on the University of South Florida's campus, May 15, to attend a Nakba Day commemoration. Nakba Day marks the "Day of Catastrophe" - when the Zionists used terror to drive Palestinians out of Palestine and established the state of Israel in 1948.
BY Gregory Lucero | Salt Lake City, UT | 5/19/15
Palestinian solidarity activists attended a vigil, May 15, commemorating the Nakba, Arabic for "catastrophe," the genocidal expulsion of Palestinians by the Zionists. From 1947 to 1949, Palestinians were killed and pushed from their homes in the drive to create Israel.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 5/17/15
Over 60 people demonstrated here May 15 to commemorate Al-Nakba at a busy intersection downtown.
BY staff | United States | 5/17/15
Fight Back! News Service is circulating the following statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
BY staff | Spring Lake Park, MN | 5/17/15
On May 16, the Minnesota Chapter of American Muslims for Palestine and the Al-Aqsa Institute of Minnesota recognized the Minnesota-based Anti-War Committee for their Palestine solidarity work at “The Return is our Destiny,” which was the theme of the 14th Annual Palestine Day.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 5/17/15
Over 50 protesters picketed in front of Senator Amy Klobuchar’s office, May 15, and then marched across 35W to the Minneapolis West Bank neighborhood to commemorate Al-Nakba, which means the catastrophe in Arabic.