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Thursday 18 January 2024 3PM EST (10 PM Palestine) Professor Mazin
Qumsiyeh  Talk "Under the gun in Palestine: Genocide, ethnic cleansing, and
resistance."  The War Industry Resisters Network. Register here:

Also For those who speak arabic: talk Thursday 18 January 11 AM Palestine
time on environmental impact of war (email me for link)

Saturday Jan 20, 2024 11:00 AM Arizona Time (8 AM Palestine time)
Topic: Resistance in the time of Apartheid & Genocide with Drs. Mazin
Qumsiyeh & Jeff Halper: Via Zoom
or Zoom Meeting ID: 841 2243 5091 Passcode: 293496

Also please note we have our meeting/debriefing on the human rights issues
every Sunday 7 PM Palestine time. Do let me know if interested

Gaza people being shot at as they desperately search for food
and begging Egyptian soldiers to save them from starvation (Egypt enforces
Israeli siege)
Now on BDS (Boycotts, Divestments, Sanctions)
This week, the world elites who think they run our lives and who make the
poor poorer and the rich richer are meeting to again conspire about how to
manage those of us who resist their hegemeony while also enjoying skiing in
Davos, Switzerland. In 2006 I managed to upset their system a bit by
getting an article in their glossy magazine titled Boycott Israel. Read the
interesting story here including my article on why all the world should
boycott this apartheid state if they want peace:

When governments fail to act against apartheid/genocide (and in some cases
like Germanuy, US, UK), then people have an obligation to engage in and
push for boycott, divestments and sanctions (BDS). This is a moral, right,
legal, non-violent strategy to effect a change in behavior of criminal
governments. I urge you to spread the word. Here is the main website (see also and
In the late 1990s in the US I and a few colleagues at universities started
an effort for academic and cultural boycott of Israel that garnered
thousands of supporters. That movement is still going strong.
I highly recommend Omar Barghouthi's book on BDS:

There are BDS campaigns in different countries. For example in Canada and

Stay Human and keep Palestine alive

Mazin Qumsiyeh
A bedouin in cyberspace, a villager at home
Professor, Founder, and (volunteer) Director
Palestine Museum of Natural History
Palestine Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability
Bethlehem University
Occupied Palestine
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