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Travel Diary: From the War in Ukraine to the Struggle in Palestine

The La Izquierda Diario International Network travels through the Middle East with Santiago Montag, an activist and journalist who writes for the international section of our newspapers. In this chronicle he writes about how the war in Ukraine is seen from Palestine, the escalation of violence on Palestinians the past few weeks, and the possibility of a rebellion coinciding with Ramadan.

Santiago Montag

March 18, 2022

Navigating Our Humanity: Ilan Pappé on the Four Lessons from Ukraine

Those of us experiencing, reporting and digesting the human catastrophes in Palestine cannot escape the hypocrisy of the West and we can point to it without belittling, for a moment, our human solidarity and empathy with victims of any war.

Ilan Pappé

March 13, 2022

Amnesty International Gets It Right: Israel Is an Apartheid State. But NGO Reports Won’t Free Palestine

A report issued yesterday by Amnesty International spells out how Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory amounts to “apartheid,” and calls on the world to “bring perpetrators of apartheid crimes to justice.”

Scott Cooper

February 2, 2022

South Africa’s Striking Clover Workers: Defending Jobs and Wages, Fighting Israeli Capital, Building Solidarity with Palestine

Thousands of workers at the Clover dairy company in South Africa have been on strike for more than two months, battling an Israeli company that is slashing jobs and wages. Clover aims to destroy a vital source of people’s basic needs in the country — all in the interest of capitalist profits. The South African government is colluding with this assault.

Scott Cooper

February 1, 2022

Israel Forces Palestinians to Demolish their Own Homes

Thirteen Palestinians, including five children, were left homeless in “self-demolitions” forced by the Israeli occupation. It is a particularly brutal method of Zionist oppression and displacement of the Palestinian people.

Israel Continues Its Violent Displacement of Palestinians

2022 brings another year of Israeli violence against Palestinians. Solidarity with the movement to free Palestine from Zionist occupation must remain a priority of the Left.

Sam Carliner

January 26, 2022

Israeli Army Uses Live Ammunition to Repress Palestinian Revolt in West Bank

After provocations by Israeli settlers claiming territories in the West Bank, the Israeli army violently repressed the Palestinian mobilization over Christmas weekend. At least seven demonstrators were shot and wounded, and dozens were repressed.

Kenza Adel

December 29, 2021

34 Years After the First Intifada, Israel Continues its Brutal Occupation of Palestine

The First Intifada, a massive and radical uprising of Palestinian youth against the racist, colonialist state of Israel, began on this day in 1987.

Scott Cooper

December 9, 2021

Israel Labels Six Leading Palestinian NGOs as Terrorist Groups

In an an attempt to silence organizations that denounce the brutality of its actions against Palestinians, Israel has designated six Palestinian NGOs as terrorist groups.