with Chris Hedges
LeighaCohen on Aug 9, 2014
[…] Prior to the rally starting, I was approached by Chris Hedges who mentioned that he had written an 8 minute speech that he wanted to deliver to the thousands of people attending the rally. However, he was told that all of the speakers where being limited to 2 minutes speaking time at the rally.
This is that special speech that Chris Hedges wanted to deliver that day that talked about the historical and religious background to what is the re-occurring violence in the area that the Israelis and Palestinians presently live in. […]
Transcript of Hedges’ speech
Biggest ever UK demonstration for Gaza
Stop the War Coalition on Aug 9, 2014
150,000 take to London’s streets on 9 August 2014 to protest against four weeks of Israeli barbarism that killed 2000 Palestinians, including over 430 children. And we were there to say to the people of Gaza facing such horrific crimes against humanity: You are not alone. http://stopwar.org.uk/
#GazaDayofRage: Tens of thousands march worldwide in support of Palestinians
RT America on Aug 8, 2014
People across the globe have gathered to support the plight of Gaza, with the most impressive turnout taking place in London. Since the start of the Israel-Hamas conflict a month ago, over 1,800 Palestinians, mostly civilians, have been killed. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/329tul
Updated: Sept. 8, 2014
Cornel West: “We won’t stand for annihilation” in Palestine
News2Share on Aug 2, 2014
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Democratic Socialist philosopher Cornell West speaks at the pro-Palestinian march on Washington, where he juxtaposes issues facing Palestinians to issues facing African Americans in The United States today.
Filmed by Ford Fischer (@fordfischer on twitter)
Updated: Aug. 10, 2014
(2014) Cornel West: Speaking at Gaza Rally in NYC
LeighaCohen on Aug 10, 2014
Cornell West gives an impassioned speech at the August 9th, 2014 rally at Columbus Circle in NYC supporting the people of Gaza. The rally lasted for 2 hours which was followed by a March to the United Nations.
from the archives:
Chris Hedges and Linda Sarsour: Examining the “Israel Has A Right to Defend Itself” Narrative + Israel relies on NSA intel for assaults on Palestinians + Rania Masri: Mr. Obama, What is Barbaric? + Greenwald: US Intelligence Supports Israeli Attacks