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📢SAVE the DATE 🗓️ 16 June ⏰10:30-12:00 New York time, virtual event organized by @UNISPAL “Apartheid, International Law,​ and the Occupied Palestinian Territory”​
A high-level conversation between @raad_zeid & @AgnesCallamard
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@raad_zeid @AgnesCallamard @Palestine_UN @AmnestyMENA @ipinst 📢SAVE the DATE 🗓️next Thursday, 16 June⏰10:30-12:00 New York time, virtual event organized by
@UNISPAL “Apartheid, International Law,​ and the Occupied Palestinian Territory”​ A high-level conversation between @raad_zeid & @AgnesCallamard
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The panellists will discuss @amnesty landmark 2022 report entitled “Israel’s Apartheid Against Palestinians: Cruel System of Domination and Crime Against Humanity”, the reactions that the report generated as well as the way forward.
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Ein kleiner Thread zur #Nakba.
531 palästinensische Dörfer wurden zwischen Ende 1947 und Mitte 1948 ausgelöscht, ihre Bewohner vertrieben oder ermordet.
Das war kein Kollateralschaden eines Kriegs, das war eine genau geplante ethnische Säuberung./1
"Die Araber müssen weg, aber man braucht einen günstigen Zeitpunkt, um das herbeizuführen, zum Beispiel einen Krieg."
David Ben-Gurion, Tagebuch, 12 Juli 1937
Aber bis heute leugnen Apartheid-Befürworter wie
@DIGeV_de @ProfSalzborn oder
@Volker_Beck die #Nakba , das ist in Deutschland salonfähig.
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#ApartheidIsrael #Peace #NoWar
"La polizia israeliana lancia granate stordenti al corteo funebre della giornalista palestinese #ShireenAbuAkleh." ⬇1/7

#Palestine #HumanRights #PoliceBrutality #IsraeliOccupation #RestiamoUmani #WestBank #Gaza #13maggio…
"Il corteo funebre di #ShireenAbuAkleh, giornalista di @AlJazeera , uccisa mercoledì, è stato segnato da scontri con le forze di polizia israeliane a Gerusalemme, che hanno usato granate assordanti sulla folla a #SheikhJarrah. ⬇2
Centinaia di persone si sono radunate fuori dall'ospedale dove è iniziata la processione, molte delle quali sventolano bandiere palestinesi e intonavano quelle che la polizia ha definito “cori di incitamento nazionalistico”. ⬇3
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Sami Abu Shehadeh, member of Balad party in Israeli Knesset, is visiting the US for the first time:

"There are 1.7M Palestinian citizens of Israel. We didn't emigrate. Israel emigrated to us. Often our legitimate political demonstrations are met by inhumane violence by Israel"
"There is a continued process of ethnic cleansing from the Nakba to #sheikhjarrah. And taking land is the main way this is done. This is why #LandDay is so important" Sami Abu Shehadeh
"I don't know why they get crazy when we call Israel apartheid! In every sense that is what Israel is. Israel controls everything including Gaza and the borders. There are different legal systems for different people. If you are Jewish, you have supremacy in Israel"
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#SheikhJarrah - again the hotspot for disturbances and tensions caused by the heightened risk of forcible transfer and supplanting of its #Palestinian inhabitants with #Israeli settlers- has been at the epicenter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since its inception.
#SheikhJarrah is also the place where international humanitarian law #IHL saw a major development in relation to the protection of medical personnel and transports and the role played by the @ICRC and national Red Cross and Crescent Societies @ifrc:
On April 9, 1948, when militants from the Zionist paramilitary groups Irgun and Lehi killed an estimated number of 250 Palestinians, including women and children, in #DeirYassin, a village of roughly 600 people near #Jerusalem.
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In light of Zionist ethnic cleansing of Palestinians in #SheikhJarrah and the #Naqab happening right now, I thought it useful to draw on @PalStudies archive for some historical context. #Thread
In 1985, Palestinian jurist Hanna Dib Nakkara, published an article titled, "Israeli Land Seizure Under Various Defense and Emergency Regulations" detailing Israeli theft of Palestinian land in th language of law.… #Apartheid #SettlerColonialism
While Zionists frame Britain’s Defense Emergency Regulations (1945) as technology to crush Zionist opposition to British rule, Nakkara shows that they were originally enacted as orders in council against Palestinian Arabs. #EthnicCleansing #SheikhJarrah #Naqab
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In May 2021, Members of Congress spoke out against the forced displacement of Palestinian families in #SheikhJarrah.

8 months have passed & Israel's ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people continues - @USProgressives, stick to your word & keep up this pressure.
.@USProgressives you can't call yourself progressive if you're silent when Palestinian people are being ethnically cleansed by the Israeli military that the U.S. funds.

What do you support: justice for the Palestinian people or the Israeli apartheid regime?

Ethnic cleansing of Palestinian communities in Sheikh Jarrah, the Naqab, & Massafer Yatta is escalating.

.@USProgressives your inaction is complicity.

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Update regarding #SheikhJarrah: the so-called Israeli Supreme Court ruled that both the settler organization Nahalat Shimon and the affected Palestinian families (4 families in this particular case) must agree to a "compromise" by Nov. 2. Here is some key information:
It is clear to us that Occupation courts are intentionally delaying the dispossession of Sheikh Jarrah and evading making a ruling, due to the media attention and global political demands which repeatedly condemned this mass expulsion as a war crime.
According to Adv. Sami Irshed, the compromise would cancel the displacement orders for one generation, but cements our families as "protected renters." Notably, in the case of future land registration procedures, we're able to dispute the settlers' falsified claims to our homes.
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🧵 @POTUS meeting w/ PM of Apartheid Israel Bennett for the 1st time today. We demand Biden end US complicity in Israeli colonialism: sanction Israel & end the military & diplomatic support that enables ethnic cleansing of Palestinians. #SaveSheikhJarrah #MakeNoiseForJerusalem
Raya from @palyouthmvmt says the struggle to remain in #SheikhJarrah, to #SaveSilwan & to #FreePalestine is "a promise to our ancestors, our siblings, and our children." The #UnityIntifada continues across historic Palestine and beyond.

#SanctionIsrael & #MakeNoiseForJerusalem to show up for justice everywhere. @OsamaAbuirshaid of @AJPaction & @AMPalestine condemned every form of supremacy: we will fight white supremacy, Islamic Supremacy, Jewish Supremacy, AND Hindu Supremacy—we build safety for each other.
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Un tribunal de Israel dijo a 4 familias palestinas en #SheikhJarrah, a quienes colonos israelíes quieren desplazar por la fuerza, que pueden quedarse en sus casas si pagan renta.

La ley es tan desigual que los palestinos no pueden usarla para reclamar la tierra como suya.
Los colonos israelíes promueven el desplazamiento forzado de más de 1000 palestinos en Jerusalén Oriental ocupada, incluido #SheikhJarrah.

Durante la creación de Israel, entre 1947 y 1949, al menos 750 mil palestinos se convirtieron en desplazados. La ocupación no ha parado.
“Tú sabes que esta no es tu casa”.

Esta mujer palestina discute con un colono israelí que intenta apropiarse de su hogar en el barrio de Sheikh Jarrah, donde el despojo a los palestinos continúa con la aprobación de Israel.
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Israeli Supreme Court's offer to #SheikhJarrah families can be summarized as: Accept & recognize that our violations of international law and our policies of apartheid are legitimate, and in return we will allow you to stay a bit longer in your homes. 1/2
The actual offer is: Israeli top court presents Palestinian residents of #SheikhJarrah a compromise that involves issuing them with “protected status” & prevent expulsion in the “coming years.”

The catch: They would have to pay a “rent fee” to the settler org Nahalat Shimon. 2/
In most self-respecting courts around the world, the goal is to achieve justice. In Israeli courts, when it comes to Palestinians, the whole aim is to legitimise injustice by any means necessary. 3/
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The israeli supreme court will rule now on the expulsion of Palestinians living in the Jerusalem neighborhood of #SheikhJarrah
This issue is extremely simple to understand. Palestinians displaced by the first war in 1948, went to live in this neighborhood. Now israel wants to displace them again to make way for Jewish settlers to take their homes. This is not a bug it's a feature of Zionism.
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What's happening today?

Four Palestinian families in #SheikhJarrah have appealed against eviction orders issued by the lower court. Israel's highest court must decide whether to allow this appeal to proceed.
What will the Israeli Supreme Court decide?

The court can outright reject the appeal, paving the way for the Palestinians to be evicted from #SheikhJarrah. It could accept the appeal and set a schedule for hearing arguments, or delay to a later date.
Who are the families?

The families and their descendents moved to #SheikhJarrah in the 1950s, after fleeing their homes in what became Israel in 1948. East Jerusalem was then under the control of the Jordanian authorities, which built the homes for the Palestinians.
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Israeli police just sprayed skunk water on Palestinians protesting evictions in #SheikhJarrah, East Jerusalem.
Skunk truck in #SheikhJarrah, Jerusalem. Imagine the worst smell. Image
A few dozen Palestinians at the anti-evictions protest in #SheikhJarrah, Jerusalem, between volleys of stinking skunk liquid fired from a police truck.
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On Friday June 4, 2021 I attended a meeting with Secretary of State Blinken. The purpose of the meeting was to talk all things #Palestine
#SheikJarrah #Silwan #Jerusalem #Gaza #EqualityforAll #OneLove
Full thread in 1 convenient viewing location here:…
I attended as an individual. I am not affiliated with any PAC or organization. I obviously do not speak for or represent the #Palestinian people. There’s like 7 million of us at least, and like 2 million of #Palestinians stuffed in #Gaza alone.
To the #Palestinian Americans who boycotted this meeting after the #Biden Administration handed Israel $735 million dollars in weaponry following the merciless attacks on Palestinians locked in Gaza.
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The Walla Israel website reports the Israeli regime has vowed to launch the Iron Dome after receiving Sinwar’s warning.

Is #Israelkoyak ?

I don't want to #visitisrael
I don't #supportisrael
I don't #loveisrael forever
#israeloftheday torn
Allahuakbar 😢

The Gaza Detainee Information Office reported that Zionists detained a Palestinian youth, Wajdi Nayef Atta Al Jaradat in a raid in Sa'ir City, Hebron at dawn this morning

May Allah protect our sisters and brothers in P$lest1n ameen🤲🏻🤲🏻


Muna Al Kurd, an activist and also a Palestinian resident in Sheikh Jarrah who is famous on social media for fighting Zionist aggression has just been arrested by the Israeli police at her home in Sheikh Jarrah.

|A thread|
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Hard & soul crushing.
#Jerusalem journalist Zeina Halawani (recently arrested by Israeli forces in #SheikhJarrah), speaks about desperation she felt hearing children screaming for their mothers at night during the few nights she spent in Israeli cells. 😣
Translation of the entire video, h/t @SaadAbedine Image
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11:49 pm in #SheikhJarrah: the Israeli occupation municipality came to erase our murals, after a city councilman vandalized them. The settlers filed complaints against us, claiming the murals carrying the Sheikh Jarrah family names & “We won’t leave” are, and I quote, “racist.”
Ofc, in the eyes of the very racist occupation municipality, the Kahanist signs that settlers put up are not racist, neither is the illegal blockade that bars Palestinians from entering the neighborhood but allows Israelis to walk in, armed, no questions asked. #SaveSheikhJarrah
Wait.. correction. The mural the came to erase, for “being racist,” says “welcome to the resilient Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.”

The occupation forces threatened us with a $1400 fine “each time a municipality employee’s car passes by the mural” .......
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🧵In my meeting today w/US Secretary of State @SecBlinken. I told him that w/out making Israel's occupation costly, nothing will change—it is now a 1 state reality of apartheid from the river to the sea. The US should nix their $735 million sale to Israel.
I told @SecBlinken of the last 4 years of Trump—cutting UNWRA & US aid, closing the PA office, expanding settlements and violence without accountability, moving embassy to Jerusalem, the nation state law against Palestinians inside Israel. I asked him to visit #SheikhJarrah
I asked @SecBlinken to hear from the families directly, and to visit Gaza to see the full destruction. I asked him up visit my home city Hebron where walkways are divided, one side for Jews, one side for Palestinians.
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I activated my long-dormant FB account to see if I could find #SheikhJarrah settler Jacob Fauci from Long Island, who seems drawn to any camera like a moth to a flame. From his public posts, I found a party animal, Kahanist, Trump-supporter, and COVID-truther. Some highlights:
He's willing to use the word describe vaccine passports and other COVID shutdowns.
He quotes Meir Kahane approvingly.
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“Saya mengucapkan terima kasih kepada Presiden Mesir dan diplomat Mesir. AS berjanji membantu membina semula Gaza namun kami akan bekerjasama dengan pihak berkuasa Palestin, bukan Hamas. Kami juga akan membantu Israel menguatkan Iron Dome (wtf).” Image
Mungkin ada yang tertanya-tanya, Alhamdullilah Masjid Al Aqsa tenang sejak beberapa hari lepas walaupun kelmarin adalah perayaan orang Yahudi namun mereka tidak dapat masuk ke dalam.

30 minit sebelum jam 2 pagi. ImageImageImageImage
20 minit sebelum jam 2 pagi.

Penduduk Gaza diminta keluar ke rumah dan jalanan, naik ke atap-atap dan menara-menara bagi meraikan genjatan senjata ini. Setelah solat Jumaat nanti, perarakan besar-besaran akan dilakukan. Image
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#BREAKING: Ceasefire announcement with #Israel to be announced in 24 hours, a senior Hamas official tells CNN #GazaUnderAttack
#BREAKING: Several injuries reported during an #Israeli raid on a house in southern #Gaza #GazaUnderAttack
#BREAKING: #German foreign minister says there is a need for humanitarian support operations in #Gaza #GazaUnderAttack
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We stand with the Palestinian people against settler-colonization. We stand against all forms of colonialism and systematic repression by militaries and institutions.

A thread:
To be clear, in response to some feedback we've received from previously shared posts, we stand against antisemitism and all forms of discrimination.
We know that in certain countries the BDS movement may have been co-opted or taken away from its intended purpose.
But as we are based in many countries across the world, we primarily listen to the colonized and oppressed people (in this case, Palestinians especially) on the non-violent civil disobedience actions that they are calling on the rest of the world to do.
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En quelques jours, plus de 210 personnes ont été tuées dont 198 Palestiniens et 10 Israéliens.

Le bilan ne cesse de s’alourdir.

Il y a urgence ! Le @UNSC_Reports doit condamner fermement ces violences.
2 événements sont à l’origine de l’escalade de ces violences :
➡️la menace d’expulsion de plusieurs familles palestiniennes à #SheikhJarrah au profit de colons israéliens
➡️les restrictions des manifestations de Palestiniens à la porte de Damas dès le début du Ramadan.
En plus de ces événements récents, des causes plus profondes peuvent expliquer les tensions actuelles :

➡️L’impunité des responsables des violations des droits humains et des crimes de guerre
➡️La discrimination envers les Palestiniens et leurs déplacements forcés
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