The second global AXA Day of Action included mobilizations all around the world. This Day fell on the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and the day of the 4th global climate strike.
In a private event held in New York City last Saturday, 23rd November, Consul General of India in New York Sandeep Chakravorty made the outrageous remarks of following Israel’s model in Kashmir, in the context of return of Kashmiri Pandits. While he did not specify whether he is referring to Israel as such or the settlements in the West Bank, in his capacity as an Indian diplomat, Mr Chakravorty advocated for Israel’s policies i.e.
On April 9, the Second People's Tribunal on Israel's role in the militarization of Latin America was held, this time with a focus on Mexico. More than 90 human rights organizations and Mexican movements have come together to present and judge the findings of a study detailing how Mexico has financed the Israeli military industry with $US182 million, importing weapons, technology and training that continue to date and facilitate the ongoing human rights violations in Mexico.
On 30th March 2019, Palestinian observed the 43rd Land Day. The day also marks one year of the Great Return March in Gaza.
By Defne Egbo and Katriel Tolin | November 25, 2019
Michael Arria On Dec 2, Brown University’s Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) voted to recommend that the school divest from companies that facilitate Israeli human rights violations. Six ACCRIP members voted in favor of divestment, two voted against it, and one member abstained.
At their fall meeting in Montgomery, Ala. the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church adopted and implemented a human rights investment screen to respond to a 2018 General Convention resolution, which directs The Episcopal Church to “join with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s action, CA 16.06.31, “Justice for the Holy Land Through Responsible Investment.”” The screen draws from the actions of General Convention and Executive Council over the past seventy years and directs the Church not to invest in companies that support or benefit from human rights violations.
Asa Winstanley Labour delegates voted overwhelmingly to recognize the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homeland at the UK opposition party’s annual conference on Monday. The historic motion opposes any proposed “solution” for Palestinians not based on international law, including their right “to return to their homes.” It also reaffirms the party’s relatively new commitment to end all arms sales to Israel.
The Approved Motion: Motion 75 Palestine – supporting rights to self-determination Congress notes: i. The US and Israeli administrations are destroying prospects for peace in Palestine – by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, stopping funding for Palestinian refugees, the continuing siege of Gaza, expanding illegal settlements and plans to annex illegally large areas of the West Bank. Trump’s “deal of the century” is an attempt to destroy core Palestinian rights.
The Liberation of Palestine Represents an Alternative Path for Native Nations Adopted September 6, 2019 Rejecting Anti-Palestinian, Anti-Arab, and Anti-Muslim Opportunism