EP CO-HOST OF MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE

San Francisco I American Conservatory Theater SF Costume Shop

Eyewitness Palestine is co-hosting a talkback after ACT's My Name is Rachel Corrie, this Satruday August 18th in SF. Ashley Malloy revives her award winning national tour of the one person show, My Name is Rachel Corrie, edited from Rachel's emails and journal entries by the late Alan Rickman and editor in chief of The Guardian, Katherine Viner.

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Letter: Lawyers and Advocates Demand Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Stop Denying Entry to Human Rights Advocates

New York, NY I Center for Constitutional Rights

Eyewitness Palestine delegates from the 2018 Justice Delegation, as well as delegation leaders Huwaida Arraf and Jamil Dakwar, signed onto this letter of over 100 lawyers and advocates to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressing concern over Israel's policy of detaining and denying entry to human rights advocates.

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CosmoVisiones Ancestros Caravan

Los Angeles, CA I CosmoVisiones Ancestros

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Paula Kahn is the co-founder of the recently launched CosmoVisiones Ancestrales who is hosting a caravan to bring her fellow co-founders to educate Californians on the local issues they face as members of indigenous communities in Latin America and how ending the war on drugs is integral to indigenous rights and environmental protection. 

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What is Resolution B016?

Austin, TX I General Convention of the Episcopal Church

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Anna Baltzer reports from the General Convention of the Episcopal Church: The Episcopal Peace Fellowship EPF Palestine Israel Network (EPF PIN) put in amazing work over many years to make the Episcopal Church the 10th Christian denomination in the US to take economic action for justice in Palestine. Thanks in large part to their mobilization, the church also passed ground-breaking resolutions:

Asserting the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination

Condemning Israel’s violence against protesters in Gaza

Calling on the US government to reinstate funding to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)

Supporting the rights of Palestinian children

Demanding equal access to Jerusalem and opposing Trump’s move of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

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Episcopal Church Votes to Divest From Israeli Human Rights Abuses

Austin, TX I General Convention of the Episcopal Church

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leader Anna Baltzer reports from the General Convention of the Episcopal Church. With more than 3 million members has voted to divest from companies involved in Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights.

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Palestine Teach-In

Philadelphia, PA I Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books Palestine Teach-In

Eyewitness Palestine delegation leaders Ahmad Abuznaid and Noura Erakat spoke on panels at Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books in Philadelphia. The coffee shop is hosting a teach-in on Palestine and the pop-up exhibit “Movements of Oppression, Solidarity and Hope” curated by delegate Tracey Rogers.

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Stephen Miller, You're a Villain

Washington, DC I rawstory.com

Eyewitness Palestine delegates and DC community members went viral on Monday as they protested outside of White House senior advisor Stephen Miller’s apartment in Washington, D.C. Miller is one the prominent minds behind immigration policies that separated +2,000 children from their parents at the U.S. border.

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Presbyterian Delegates Take Action at PCUSA General Assembly

St. Louis, MO I Presbyterian Church USA General Assembly

Eyewitness Palestine delegates were at the forefront of organizing to keep the Presbyterian Church USA focused on it's important work putting economic pressure on Israel to abide by human rights standards. Several overtures regarding Palestine were passed in committee at the 223rd General Assembly of the PCUSA and were approved “by consent” at the opening session.

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Eyewitness Palestine Delegates Put Focus on ICE

Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA; Los Angeles, CA; etc  I  Demonstrations Against Family Separation and the Criminalization of Immigrants

Eyewitness Palestine delegates joined hundreds of thousands of people around the United States to demand an end to the Trump Administration's family separation policy and call for an end to the racist policies of the Immigration and Custom Enforcements agency.

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2018 NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR COLLEGE WOMEN STUDENT LEADERS

College Park, MD I National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Brittany Oliver serves as a steering committee member of the 2018 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders.

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THE NEVER-ENDING NAKBA

New York, NY I In These Times

Eyewitness Palestine delegate Rahul Saksena writes about how Israeli airport officials confiscated his notebook, details what was written inside of it, and some of his reflections on Israel's mass-expelled Palestinians from their lands 70 years ago and on-going Nakba.

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HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS STAND IN SOLIDARITY

New York, NY I Center for Constitutional Rights

Eyewitness Palestine delegates of the 2018 Justice Delegation published their statement as human rights defenders, calling "on our communities, our allies, our representatives, and the international community to hold Israel accountable for its violent response to Palestinians’ call and march for freedom.”

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EYEWITNESS PALESTINE ON CAPITOL HILL

Washington, DC  I Capitol Hill

Eyewitness Palestine delegates Kareem El-Hosseiny and Eyewitness Palestine Program Director, Emily Siegel were on Capitol Hill today meeting with DC rep, Eleanor Holmes Norton . . . Also spotted on the hill are delegates Seth Morrison and Karen Akerman as part of Jewish Voice for Peace’s Lobby Day.

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