Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless

Dedicated to disseminating news & information not found in mainstream media....

Today we commemorate the Nakba (Arabic for ‘catastrophe’), when over 700,000 Palestinians were driven from their

http://english.pnn.ps/new/nakba66.jpg

homes in the process that led to the declaration of the State of Israel. Now, 67 years later, the Nakba is ongoing:

  • Over 5 million Palestinian refugees are still fighting for the realisation of their right of return to their homes, a right which the State of Israel continues to deny to them.
  • 1.6 million Palestinians live as second-class citizens in the State of Israel. Over 50 Israeli laws have been enacted since 1948 that directly or indirectly discriminate against the indigenous Palestinians who were able to remain after the Nakba.
  • Nearly 2 million Palestinians live under an Israeli military siege in the Gaza Strip, without freedom of movement or reliable access to clean water, food, medicine, electricity and other basic needs. Everyone in Gaza is vulnerable to Israeli military attacks such as the bombardment in the summer of 2014 when over 2,000 Palestinians were killed, hundreds of whom were children.  
  • More than 1.7 million Palestinians live under Israeli military occupation in the West Bank, closed in by Israel’s illegal Apartheid Wall and settlements which are proliferating at a frightening pace.
  • Nearly 6,000 Palestinians are held as political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centres, where torture is widespread. Many are held in administrative detention, without charge or trial.

Despite these seemingly insurmountable challenges, Palestinians continue to struggle for justice, asking grassroots movements around the world to take action using boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) on Israel until it complies with international law.

War on Want continues our campaign targeting G4S for its complicity in the abhorrent system of Israeli arrest and detention. G4S, a British multinational company, has since 2007 provided security systems and other services for Israeli prisons and detention centres holding Palestinian political prisoners.

Last year at their Annual General Meeting, G4S executives were forced to respond to protestors demanding answers, and were pressed to come clean on whether they will renew their contracts with Israeli apartheid. G4S's comments show that the company is feeling the heat from our campaigns, so now is the time to turn it up!

On 4 June G4S will be holding its Annual General Meeting at the ExCel London Centre. Stand with us at this year’s AGM to #StopG4S!

  • Come to our protest outside the G4S AGM on 4 June. Details on time and location are on facebook!
  • Tweet about the campaign using the hashtag #StopG4S, and direct your questions and demands to @G4S_UK.
  • Sign up with War on Want to receive updates on the G4S campaign and other BDS work we are involved in.


Best wishes,

Ryvka Barnard

Global Justice Campaigner

p.s. Keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming report ‘Arming Apartheid’ covering the UK-Israel arms trade!

Views: 47

Comment by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص on May 15, 2015 at 9:07pm

We Desperately Need Your Support To Stay Online...

Visit our Photo Gallery:  http://bilalmahmud.zenfolio.com/

Click on:  My Photographs link/ All My Photos

Select Photos tab...purchase what you like...Thank You...

Please Donate Today... If you have enjoyed this presentation please consider becoming a supporter of this effort.  Donate today on paypal= jabal51@hotmail.com or send your contributions to :  OPOW, Post Office Box 1241, Conley, Ga. 30288-7018

We Thank You For Your Support...No Contribution is too small or too large..

                          

                                       اليدين في الهواء

http://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2394128972?profile=original

More News Briefs OPOW:  http://oppressedpeoplesonlineword.ning.com/forum/topics/news-brief-...

Support Oppressed Peoples Online Word

http://www.drericmeyer.com/images/paypal-button.jpg

https://www.paypal.com/

Support Oppressed Peoples Online Word on Paypal:  https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/send-money-online

Send To Email Below: 

Email at Paypal:  jabal51@hotmail.com

Donations Not Tax Deductible

 

Oppressed Peoples Online News and Information Updates 

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Bilal.Mahmud?ref=tn_tnmn

OPOW Google Plus:  https://plus.google.com/113418710349404662486/posts

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/AbuRuyaa

P.O. Box 1241, Conley, Ga. 30288-7018

Comment

You need to be a member of Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless to add comments!

Join Oppressed Peoples Online Word...The Voice Of The Voiceless

Blog Posts

Forum

DR. KING'S LAST SPEECH: "AMERICA TOO IS GOING TO HELL" 1 Reply

DISCLAIMER: This is the last speech that Dr. King wrote, he was planning to deliver this speech during a Sunday sermon on April 7, 1968. He was shot and killed before he had a chance to deliver this…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

VISITING OUR PAST (INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER SLAVES FROM NORTH CAROLINA) 1 Reply

Visiting Our PastBy Rob Neufeld Every day we see and feel the beauty of the world and of humanity. But history sometimes shows us how wrong things can go, and we wonder why we are vulnerable to such…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION - THE PRISON SYSTEM (A MUST READ) 1 Reply

RECIPE FOR DESTRUCTION--THE PRISON SYSTEMStep 1Start with 2 pounds of Drug WarMix vigorously with 2 cups unfair sentencing laws and 1 cup stop-and-friskDump in 1 large bag of minorities (Whenever…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title. Last reply by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص Mar 19.

DONALD J. TRUMP IS THE MODERN DAY NIMROD OF YOUR BIBLE!!!

DISCLAIMER: This is not a political argument for or against Donald Trump. This is a result of a strong series of thoughts that I can not shake and felt compelled to investigate and write.Brothers and…Continue

Started by Siebra Muhammad in Sample Title Mar 19.

Badge

Loading…

Groups

© 2019   Created by Bilal Mahmud المكافح المخلص.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service