Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Globalist, Socialist, Feminist Understandings of the Occupation of Palestine Part 1


According to the report released by Human Rights Watch on 27 April 2021, “Abusive Israeli Policies Constitute Crimes of Apartheid, Persecution”-- all crimes against humanity. Today’s is the first of a special  two-part conversation about Occupied Palestine in which  Sumaya Awad will give listeners the big, socialist picture of the what’s happening today as Palestinian people are facing daily, active horrors of being an occupied people. Happenindg during the holy days of Ramadan and Eid al Fitr and the 73rd Commemoration of Nakba (Catastrophe).


Sumaya Awad is a Palestinian socialist writer and organizer based in New York City. Her writings focus on Palestinian liberation, anti-imperialism, Islamophobia, and immigration. Sumaya is the co-editor of Palestine: A Socialist Introduction (2020) published by Haymarket Books. She is currently Director of Strategy at the Adalah Justice Project and is a member of the New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. 


To listen  45 mins.


Useful references include

Global Day of Action 


B'Tselem for data and useful information

Women's Centre for Legal Aid and Counseling

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