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BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 3/25/20
The MN Anti-War Committee (AWC) wanted to be a part of Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network’s global week of action for Palestinian Land Day but they couldn’t do it as a protest the way they had originally planned.
BY staff | Hebron, Palestine | 2/07/20
17-year-old Mohamed Sulaiman Alhddad was shot and killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Hebron, February 5, during a protest responding to President Trump’s “Deal of the Century.”
BY Austin Dewey | Minneapolis, MN | 2/01/20
On January 31, 40 people protested at the Minneapolis Federal Building to stand in solidarity with Palestine.
Palestine
BY US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) | Palestine | 1/29/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN).
BY staff | Palestine | 1/06/20
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following Jan. 3 statement from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.
PFLP
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 12/24/19
Amy Klobuchar, a ‘centrist’ who is trying to become the Democratic Party standard-bearer in the upcoming elections for president, states that she will not reverse Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
BY staff | Palestine | 12/21/19
The 52nd anniversary of the founding of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) was marked observed with a December 7 march by tens of thousands of members and supporters in Gaza City.
BY staff | New York, NY | 11/16/19
On the evening of November 15, over 150 people gathered on 42nd and Broadway to demand that Israel, backed by the United States government, stop the murder and occupation of Palestinians.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | St. Paul, MN | 9/02/19
“In 2017, the Trump administration awarded Elbit a contract to work on the expansion of the Mexico border wall. Elbit System’s CEO has said that the company’s current growth can be attributed to increased U.S. border spending,” said Sarah Martin of Women Against Military Madness.
BY Wyatt Miller | St. Paul, MN | 8/23/19
On August 22, immigrant rights and Palestine solidarity activists presented over 1000 signatures of Minnesota residents petitioning the State Board of Investments (SBI) to divest state pension funds from the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems.
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