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#FBCensorsPalestine protests rock Facebook

Employees leaving Facebook’s New York office on Sept. 30 encountered a boisterous rally outside the social media giant’s plush East Village suites. Chants of “Facebook censors Palestine!” drew attention not only from people in the building and on surrounding sidewalks, but also from a global audience. More than 250,000 viewers watched a live video defiantly […]

The Holy Land Five

Soon after the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001, the largest Muslim charity in the United States – the Holy Land Foundation – was shut down, its assets frozen and five of its senior staff arrested by the FBI. The charity was founded in California in 1989 and […]

At Company’s New York Office, Activists Protest Facebook’s Collaboration with Israel on Political Repression

Outside of Facebook’s office at 770 Broadway in New York on Friday afternoon, activists protested Facebook’s recent partnernership with the Israeli government to crack down on “incitements to violence.” Despite the constant heavy rain, nearly two dozen protesters showed up to the event, organized by theSamidoun Palestinian Political Prisoner Solidarity Network and NYC Students for […]

30 September, NYC: Protest Facebook’s support for Israeli repression #FBCensorsPalestine

Tell Facebook to end its collaboration with Israel’s regime of censorship, repression and political imprisonment, and demand the freedom of Palestinians detained for their posts on social media! Friday, 30 September 4:00 – 6:00 pm Facebook New York – 770 Broadway, Manhattan Facebook: On September 12, the company agreed to work with Israel against Palestinian “incitement.” Incredibly, the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Bilal Kayed suspends hunger strike on 71st day as agreement reached

In breaking news from Barzilai hospital in Asqelan, Palestinian prisoner and hunger striker Bilal Kayed announced that he is suspending his hunger strike on his 71st day without food pending a press conference in which details will be announced tomorrow, as reported by his lawyers in Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association. Samidoun Palestinian […]