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Popular resistance in Palestine

Palestinians march on International Women's Day

Palestinians march on International Women's Day

Palestinian women, joined by Israeli and international solidarity activsits march to the Kalandia checkpoint to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestine on International Women's Day 2012.

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Palestinian resistance to occupation and injustice is overwhelmingly nonviolent.  This nonviolent popular resistance is pushing for a new reality in which the occupation is ended, refugees’ rights are realized, and all people are treated with equality and justice. 

Abir Kopty: National speaking tour

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 9:00pm

 

AFSC is organizing a national speaking tour for Abir Kopty between June 7-16, 2013.

Please join us for one of these events.  

Abir Kopty: Popular Resistance and the BDS Movement in Palestine

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 6:30pm

Abir Kopty is a leading social, feminist, and political activist born in Nazareth and currently based in Ramallah. She will speak about popular resistance, the challenges to resistance in Palestine, and why the BDS movement is important for resistance on the ground. 

Palestine and Popular Resistance: A Conversation with Abir Kopty

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 6:30pm

 

 

Please Join AFSC at the Friends Center for a presentation by Palestinian activist Abir Kopty. 

SodaStream alternatives

SodaStream is not the only home carbonation system on the market.  Check this list for alternatives that are not manufactured in illegal settlements.

Boycott, divestment and sanctions explained

BDS is a form of economic activism that is premised on the idea that violations of Palestinians’ rights result not only from Israeli government policies and actions, but also from corporate and institutional policies and actions that support and sustain Israel’s occupation and violations of international human rights and humanitarian law.

Boycott, divestment & sanctions handout

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement has received a great deal of attention recently, but what is it really about? This resources answers questions about the growing and dynamic BDS movement.   

5 Broken Cameras discussion guide and resources

This resource guide is intended to help facilitate discussion about the film “5 Broken Cameras” by social action groups, classes, and other interested parties. We hope that discussion of this important film becomes a vehicle for developing a greater understanding of the issues involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and nonviolent resistance in Palestine.  

5 Broken Cameras: Bil'in case study

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes a case study developed based on interviews conducted by AFSC in Bil’in.

5 Broken Cameras: discussion and action

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes sample questions which can be used to guide discussions about the film and information about resources that interested individuals and groups can use to find out more about the situation in Bil’in, in Israel and Palestine, and about actions they can support that will help bring change. 

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