Israel’s program to deport activists will institutionalize old persecution

{Versão reduzida, em português} An inter-ministerial team was recently established by Israel’s Government to formulate a program to deport activists. The growing international solidarity with Palestinians is framed as a risk to Israel’s national security. Here’s my own experience and a glimpse of what we are facing. By Moara Crivelente Cases of deportation and bans… Leia mais Israel’s program to deport activists will institutionalize old persecution

Israel alleges “security reasons” to deport those who show solidarity with Palestine

{Em português} {Another English version was published by Mondoweiss and Al-Haq} {In Hebrew, translated and published by Zo HaDerech, the Communist Party of Israel’s newspaper} Messages on the walls and on the bunks declare: “for each International Solidarity Movement you deport back home, ten more will come!” Reading these phrases written with tooth paste or even food –… Leia mais Israel alleges “security reasons” to deport those who show solidarity with Palestine

Brazil’s​ Foreign Ministry (delivered to conservatives) and the international solidarity

Millions of Brazilians are facing the revolting dispossession of their votes and the project of government, international positioning and national future they have elected. Brazil’s Foreign Ministry, taken over by the tucano José Serra (from the right-wing Party of the Brazilian Social Democracy, PSDB), invited by Vice-President Michel Temer (provisionally on the President’s chair), issued… Leia mais Brazil’s​ Foreign Ministry (delivered to conservatives) and the international solidarity

Palestinian terrains of resistance: From occupation to international solidarity

By Moara Crivelente | Published at TransConflict *  At the end of the seventies, Edward Said wrote, “since 1948, the Palestinian dilemma is literally the fact that being Palestinian means living in an Utopia, in a non-existing place. Therefore, also literally, the Palestinian struggle is profoundly local” (Said, 1992: 143). Said recognized the international importance of… Leia mais Palestinian terrains of resistance: From occupation to international solidarity

Palestinians were prevented from traveling for World Social Forum event in Brazil

Activists from Palestine were again prevented from taking part in an important gathering of worldwide relevance, this time in the “Thematic Social Forum – World Social Forum 15 Years”, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The event took place between January 19 and 23, commemorating the 15th anniversary of the World Social Forum, a convergence process launched from… Leia mais Palestinians were prevented from traveling for World Social Forum event in Brazil

Forty Brazilian diplomats issue statement against Dani Dayan appointment

By Moara Crivelente | Published at Mondoweiss On Thursday January 8, a group of 40 retired Brazilian diplomats signed a statement against Israel’s appointment of Mr. Dani Dayan for the Israeli Embassy in Brazil, re-stating discontentment with the way Dayan was announced and with his role in the settlement movement, which they view as an… Leia mais Forty Brazilian diplomats issue statement against Dani Dayan appointment

Who is declaring the third intifada against the occupation of Palestine?

Palestinians resist against the Israeli occupation of their territories and their lives on a daily basis. However, in the last few days, violence escalated in growing confrontations and Palestine is back on the international news, with a persistent backdrop-question: are we there yet, in the Third Intifada? But what is the purpose of asking it?… Leia mais Who is declaring the third intifada against the occupation of Palestine?