with Abby Martin
Empire Files on Feb 6, 2022
After Abby’s major legal victory getting Georgia’s anti-BDS law ruled unenforceable, Israel has hit back by getting the State Legislature to keep this brazenly unconstitutional law officially on the books.
Watch the last update on the case with Abby’s attorney.
Watch the original press conference filing the lawsuit.
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Israel’s Apartheid Against Palestinians: Cruel System of Domination and Crime Against Humanity
Amnesty International on Feb 7, 2022
DEMOLISH APARTHEID NOT PALESTINIAN HOMES
TAKE ACTION HERE https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/campaigns/2022/02/israels-system-of-apartheid/
Millions of Palestinians live under Israel’s system of apartheid, and at the heart of this violently racist system, is the Palestinian experience of being denied a home.
For over 73 years, Israel has forcibly displaced entire Palestinian communities and demolished hundreds of thousands of Palestinians’ homes causing terrible trauma & suffering. Over 6 million Palestinians remain as refugees and today at least another 150,000 are at real risk of losing their homes.
Israel has created and maintains laws, policies, and practices that deliberately oppress Palestinians and work to ensure Jewish Israeli domination across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). This includes racist seizures of property and planning laws and policies that make it impossible for many Palestinians to build homes. It also allows for mass demolitions of homes built without a permit, something that is routinely denied for Palestinians.
Apartheid is a crime against humanity and is committed with the specific intent of maintaining a cruel system of control by one racial group over another. Every week, the Israeli authorities displace Palestinians through demolitions or forced evictions, which shows how Israel deliberately disadvantages Palestinians, giving them inferior status to Israeli Jews.
With more stories coming to light and more people around the world mobilising against these injustices, now is the time for us to work together. As a first step, we must speak out for Palestinians living under Israel’s apartheid. We have the power to demolish this system even if it means one pillar at a time.
Take action against demolitions and forced evictions now by writing to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.
Call on him to immediately cancel all orders for forced evictions and home demolitions against Palestinians in Israel/OPT and to end the forced displacement of Palestinians.
HELP US DISMANTLE THIS OPPRESSIVE SYSTEM
*CORRECTION: the number of Palestinians in Israel is 1.9 Million and in East Jerusalem 350,000
From the archives:
Defending the Shame of Apartheid, by Kenn Orphan
The Spotlight on Israeli Apartheid Must Not Fade, by Kenn Orphan
There is No Getting Around It: This Is Apartheid, by Kenn Orphan
Enough is Enough: It is Time for Apartheid to End, by Kenn Orphan
Abby Martin: Gaza Fights For Freedom (2019)
Abby Martin: Update on Lawsuit over Israel Loyalty Oath Mandate in US
Abby Martin: The State Of Georgia Blocked Me From Speaking Because I Refused To Sign A Loyalty Pledge To Israel
The Occupation of the American Mind (must-see)
Chris Hedges: The Censorship and Blocking of “The Lobby – USA” Documentary, Part 1
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