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 After years of occupation and dispossession, the time for Palestinian freedom is now.

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I am a queer Palestinian who has been working tirelessly over the last decade for sexual and gender diversity, as well as LGBTQI visibility in Palestinian society.

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From Gaza, Haidar Eid on BDS as a strategy for de-colonization. 

November 15, 2016
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Campaigners reject the agreement on principle, but are also challenging the economic arguments.

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Ten years of siege, two years since the 2014 Israeli massacre - it’s high time for accountability and for a two-way military embargo on Israel!

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Ten years of siege, two years since the 2014 Israeli massacre - it’s high time for accountability and for a two-way military embargo on Israel!

BNC Statement

As Palestinians commemorate the Nakba, the catastrophe in 1948 when more than 700,000 indigenous Palestinians were ethnically cleansed from their homes by Zionist militias and later the State of Israel, life in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip is reaching a fatal tipping point, as the UN has warned.

Close to 2 million Palestinians are incarcerated by Israel in a small space condemned to a life of misery, where not even water, the source of life, is fit for human consumption.

BNC Statement

Occupied Palestine, 12 October 2014 - As governments, aid agencies and the Palestinian Authority meet in Cairo to discuss Gaza reconstruction after Israel’s latest 51-day military assault last summer, the Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC), the largest coalition of Palestinian civil society unions, political parties and organisations, condemns in the strongest terms the UN-brokered reconstruction mechanism, which further entrenches Israel’s illegal blockade of 1.8 million Palestinians in the occupied Gaza Strip, allows Israel to reap financial benefits from its war crimes and, t

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Privileged Speech
Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello

This speech was delivered Sept 1, 2014, at the House of Representatives of the Republic of the Philippines. The subject of the speech will be the subject of a future hearing in the appropriate congressional committees.
Promote Peace and Justice in Palestine, Scrap US$20M military deal with Israeli company Elbit System

Akbayan today protests an arms deal between the Philippine government Israeli military company Elbit Systems.

September 1, 2014
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In solidarity with the Campus Faculty Association of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), which has called upon Chancellor Wise to reverse her decision to revoke the offer of appointment made to Professor Steven Salaita in October 2013, and in consultation with concerned faculty members at UIUC. 

August 21, 2014