SPECIAL ANALYSIS: The #coronavirus quarantine is no radical departure for #Palestinians, who have lived in a state of ‘lockdown’ since the 1940s, though not at all voluntarily. In #Gaza, it's called a ‘siege’, also known as ‘blockade’.
By: @RamzyBaroud
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Under this #lockdown, the Palestinian freedom of movement was curtailed to the extent that Palestinians required permits from the #Israelimilitary to leave the Occupied Territories or to return home, to move about from one town to the other.
By: @RamzyBaroud
#Lockdownextention
In #Palestine, we don’t call our imprisonment a #lockdownextension, but a ‘military occupation’ and 'apartheid’.
As for ‘shelter-in-place’, in Palestine, we have a different name for it. We call it a 'military curfew’.
#GoodFriday2020 #COVIDー19
#FridayMotivation #StayHome
“People of Nuseirat, per orders of the #Israeli military you are now under curfew. Anyone who violates orders will be shot immediately,” the terrifying words communicated through a loudspeaker in Arabic, were a staple during the First Palestinian Uprising of 1987.
#COVIDー19

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