Thursday September 19, 2019
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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.
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 8/21/19
On August 19, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Michigan) held a press conference in the State Capitol in Saint Paul to a packed room, with an overflow of 100 people, on the human cost of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and travel restrictions.
BY Anti-War Committee | Twin Cities, MN | 8/18/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following August 15 statement from the Twin Cities based Anti-War Committee.
BY Wyatt Miller | Minneapolis | 8/15/19
U.S. Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) have joined the ranks of thousands of human rights activists and millions of diaspora Palestinians who have been denied entry to Palestine by the occupying Israeli regime.
BY International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) | Hong Kong | 7/02/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the International League of Peoples' Struggle (ILPS) in solidarity with Khaled Barakat, that was adopted at its 6th International Conference in Hong Kong, June 27.
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Germany | 6/29/19
Freedom Road Socialist Organization joins with people around the globe in condemning the German authorities for trampling on the rights those who fight for the liberation of Palestine.
Rasmea Odeh
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/15/19
A crowd gathered at The People’s Forum on June 9 to hear Rasmea Odeh and Suzanne Adely speak on the repression of the Palestinian solidarity movement by the United States and Israel.
Rasmea Odeh
BY staff | New York, NY | 6/03/19
Over 100 people gathered in Times Square on May 31 in honor of the International Day of Al-Quds. This day marks the occupation of Palestine and is in protest of Israel’s apartheid regime.
Al-Quds Day
BY Wyatt Miller | Saint Paul, MN | 6/02/19
On May 30, Palestinian-Americans and solidarity activists called on the Minnesota State Board of Investment (SBI) to divest from Israeli companies that violate international law and profit from the occupation of Palestine.
BDS
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