Ocasio-Cortez Leads House & Senate Members, Advocacy Groups in Calling Secretary Pompeo to Take Acti
This week Palestinians plan to hit the streets across the occupied West Bank in a united struggle against annexation.
In 1917, then British foreign secretary Arthur Balfour issued the infamous Balfour Declaration which effectively gave Zionist leaders the green light to occupy Palestinian land. Today, the UK can take steps to amend for it’s actions, even decades later.
A detailed history of the events leading up to Israel’s ethnic cleansing campaigns in 1948, when over 400 Palestinian towns were destroyed and 700,000 Palestinians were forcibly displaced from their land.
Israeli settler attacks on Palestinians are nothing new. But this one was caught on camera and now suspects are facing assault charges. These attacks will continue to rise if Israel pushes forward with plans to illegally annex more Palestinian land.
Last year, Netanyahu promised to name an illegal settlement in the annexed Golan Heights after Donald Trump. This week, he got the funding to do it. Meanwhile, Palestinians towns and villages are being wiped off the map to make room for Israel’s expansion.
Palestinians from Gaza to the West Bank and the diaspora are refusing to remain silent in the face of Israel’s illegal annexation plans, which could begin as early as July 1. They’re making it clear: “Annexation is an existential threat for our future.”