Human rights activists and people of conscience are freedom loving people who are dedicated to the complete liberation of Palestine and the right of Palestinians to return to their homes and lands of origin. The reaction of the United States government and its members of Congress, and the double standard of the mainstream media in the US during the Zionist states’ recent genocidal attack on Palestinian civilians in Gaza, clearly indicates one detrimental fact. The voice of the occupied Palestinians requires today, more than any time ever, to be united, coordinated, and well organized. This convention will highlight the elements required for effective grassroots organizing against racist Zionist propaganda, war crimes, biased media reporting, and how to hold the criminals accountable. More Info
The maklouba is Palestinian.Falafel, koufiya, dabke, thoub, sa7lab, and the land is all Palestinian. Cultural resistance in the form of a community picnic and maklouba cook off.
It is shocking that this would have happened in Palestine within just a few years after the Nazi regime was defeated and all the prisoners including the large number of Jews in their concentration camps were freed. The following article by Yazan al-Saadi was published in Alakhbar on Monday, September 29, 2014.