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Sea of Humanity Across the World Stands Up for Palestine

25 Oct 2023

We in occupied Palestine -- and all Palestinians -- have no illusions in the poetic dreams of the triumph of the pen over the sword because the sword has cut too deeply into our flesh at the hands of an enemy who has been granted by the hypocritical international community and the destiny of imperial history to claim a monopoly on both the sword (that which acts to kill) and the pen (that which na. [...] The collective consciousness reflected in the many placards and slogans gave the lie to the narrative advanced by governments and the monopoly media that resistance to the occupation is terrorism. [...] Speaker after speaker reminded the crowd of ongoing policies of universities such as McGill in support of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza through the acceptance of funds from the Israeli military, participation in a Quebec trade mission to Israel in 2017, opposition to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement because it's 'contrary to the principles of academic freedom',. [...] Several 11 condemned the shameful cowardice of the politicians and the disinformation and lies of the media including the CBC. [...] Nothing, absolutely nothing, will vindicate the craven stand of the Government of Canada, official circles, cartel political parties, their representatives in academia and media that the crimes being committed against the Palestinian people by Israel and its backers starting with the United States in the first place, can be justified in the name of Israel's "right to self-defence." The Communist P.
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