The AIC welcomes Richard Wagman, co-counder of the Union Juive Francaise pour la Paix (UJFP), commenting on reports about rising anti-semitism in France. According to a study recently published by Tel Aviv University, anti-semitic acts rose by one third in 2012. Richard Wagman refutes the numbers published and highlights how the issue of racism should be taken on more generally.
Tens of thousands of people participated in this year’s Land Day rally in the Palestinian city of Sakhnin in northern Israel (March 30, 2013). Our comrade Gadi Algazi, a member of the Tarabut-Hithabrut movement and of the secretariat of the Democratic Front for Peace and Equality, was invited to deliver a speech there. This is what he said:
The associations and French political parties undersigned, members of the National collective for a fair and lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis, are deeply concerned with the fate of Andrey Pshenishnikov, young Israeli citizen currently detained in Egypt. Andrey, age 24, after having completed his 3 years’ military obligations, shocked by the crimes of occupation, decided to renounce to his Israeli citizenship and asked for the Palestinian citizenship.
From Naples video interviews to some of the crew of "Estelle"
From The Freedom Theatre Jenin, West Bank, Occupied Palestine September 10, 2012
On the 9th of September Zakaria Zubeidi announced that he will embark on a death fast, a complete food and fluid strike, in response to the continuous postponement of his release from Palestinian Authority prison. This effectively means that unless the Palestinian Authority releases Zakaria he will most probably not make it through the week.
The following statement has been published on several websites. The version published here contains the most up-to-date list of signers.