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Kashmir Crisis: A Complete Guide

Date: August 20, 2019 | Categories: Featured, Global Injustice, Popular Post, Resources,

New Resolution Introduced Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has introduced a new resolution (H.Res.724) condemning the human rights violations taking place in Jammu and Kashmir and supporting Kashmiri self-determination. You can read it here. Please call your representative in congress and ask him/her to co-sponsor it. Current Situation Kashmir is under siege and silence is no longer an option. On Monday, August …


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What are settlements, and why are they such a big deal?

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Global Injustice, Resources,

Source: Vox Settlements are communities of Jews that have been moving to the West Bank since it came under Israeli occupation in 1967. Some of the settlers move there for religious reasons, some because they want to claim the West Bank territory as Israeli land, and some because the housing there tends to be cheap and subsidized. Settlements are generally …


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What is the Nakba?

Date: May 24, 2018 | Categories: Global Injustice, Resources,

Source: Vox The 1948 war uprooted 700,000 Palestinians from their homes, creating a refugee crisis that is still not resolved. Palestinians call this mass eviction the Nakba — Arabic for “catastrophe” — and its legacy remains one of the most intractable issues in ongoing peace negotiations. Not surprisingly, Palestinians and Israelis remember the birth of the Palestinian refugee crisis very …