On Dec. 9, 1,000 activists from all over the Bay Area joined together at UN Plaza in protest of Trump’s speech earlier that week, in which he announced that the U.S. would be the first country to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel.
The ANSWER Coalition condemns President Trump’s announcement of his intention to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem/Al-Quds. On Dec. 6, Trump announced that the United States was becoming the first country to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Mass civil disobedience of thousands of Palestinian people has defeated an Israeli attempt to take territory around al-Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem by installing barricades and metal detectors at entrances.
Guests on the May 15 episode of Loud & Clear with Brian Becker include Aarab Barghouti, creator of “The Salt Water Challenge” and the son of Marwan Barghouti; activist Dr. Dahlia Wasfi; activist and author Miko Peled, and student organizer Sapphira Lurie.
On May 13th, protesters from across the Midwest gathered in Dearborn, Mich. to mark the Nakba -- the beginning of the genocidal expulsion of Palestinians in 1948 by forces from the newly-established state of Israel.
At this city’s Fordham University, the group Students for Justice in Palestine was recently denied club status over concerns that its presence would “stir up controversy.” Students have since filed suit against Fordham for violating free speech rights.